Four Big Home-Selling Mistakes to Avoid

The market is perfect for anyone who’s eager to get a great price – quickly. Why Because we have more buyers than sellers out there right now. For most people, selling is often a decision filled with questions and concerns. As your neighborhood specialists, that’s where we like to offer counsel and best practices for…

2017 Sherwin Williams Colormix Forecast

We recently had the honor and privilege of attending the 2017 Sherwin-Williams Colormix at the Dallas World Trade Center.  This is such a fabulous event that we’ve been able to attend for the past 4 years where we learn all about color forecasting. It’s way more interesting than weather forecasting! This year, we fell in…

Strike While the Market is Hot

Summer’s here, and the real estate market is as hot as the weather itself – with the number of buyers out looking for the perfect place to call home at its highest level in years. The reasons are many, including consumer confidence at a 10-year high, interest rates still below 4% and down payment programs…

2016 REALTOR.COM Forecast: A Healthy Housing Market

What will push total home sales this year to the highest since 2006? According to Realtor.com, that would be new-home construction and moderate gains in the existing market. They predict a solid but slow acceleration in existing home sales and prices and significant gains in new homes, for an expected $6 million in total sales…

What’s Next For the Real Estate Market?

What will drive prices and market changes in the coming year and beyond? Let’s take a look at five predictions from economists who study the market: 1. Home values will appreciate. Every quarter, the folks over at Pulsenomics conduct a survey of 100 economists and experts in real estate, investment and market strategies to monitor…

Worried About Getting the MOST Money for Your Home?

Worried About Getting the MOST Money for Your Home? Be Extra Careful About Choosing Your Price There’s a saying in real estate that “worse than no listing is a listing that won’t sell.” The easiest way to ensure your listing gets passed over – especially in today’s market – is to overprice it. The flip…

If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…Your Listing Photos Could Be Worth Thousands of Dollars!

It’s true. The difference between having professional photographs of your listing and having low-quality, inexperienced photography or no pictures at all can mean thousand of dollars. According to Redfin, “homes with listing photos taken with DSLR cameras sell for $3,400-$11,200 more relative to their list prices.” Why? According to the National Association of REALTORS, 92%…

Choose Your Words Wisely and Sell Your Home for MORE!

The number one way to sell your home quickly and with minimal stress is to price it right. That’s always the best strategy, bar none. After that? Well, there’s a whole lot more that goes into the equation to ensure you’re getting top dollar for your home.  In the book Zillow Talk: The New Rules…

Staging Tips: Sprucing Up a Plain Couch

Staging Tip: To add interest and style to a plain couch, consider adding texture such as fur throws and pillows with hardware such as the horse bit and tassel pillows shown in the picture. Colorful throws and pillows are another great way to add interest to a basic couch and the good news is you…

2016 Design Trends

Are you wondering what the design trends will be for 2016? Well, Greenbrook Realty recently had the opportunity to meet with Ricky Phillips and Jeremy Greeney, the owners of Homeology on the Square in McKinney. Homeology is the preeminent design and home furnishings showroom showcasing high-end furniture and stylish accessories. Jeremy shared with us that…