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Commentary, market information, and general musings on topics effecting the Greater Rocky Mount, North Carolina and surrounding areas. Published by David C. Recker, Associate Broker, RE/MAX Classic Realty



How to Sell Your Home Without an Agent 1. Change ads regularly. Ads lose their effectiveness if repeated without change. Three days is plenty for one ad. Rewrite ads to appeal to different categories of likely buyers. Use plenty of adjectives. Spend time writing good copy because your ad competes...
Many homeowners believe that to maximize their profit on a home sale they should sell it themselves. At first glance, they feel selling a home is simple and why should they pay a broker fees for something they could do themselves? In fact, close to 9% of all the homes sold last year were sold for...
This holiday season, as we share in the spirit of giving and enjoy familiar Christmas traditions, we have the opportunity to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in this great Nation. We also remember our brave men and women in uniform, many of whom will spend the holidays far from home. We ar...
SituationI received a call from a couple wanting to sell their home in Brassfield Estates. Both Jim and Maria were retired and they wanted to move to the Ashville, North Carolina area. The couple had learned about me from my website,, and gave me a call. During our meeting...
1 1/2 Story For Sale in Edgecombe County A Jewel Waiting To Shine • 262 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bdrm 1 1/2 story - MLS® $150,000 - Priced to Sell Edgecombe County, North Carolina  -  This rustic home with a cabin feel is Priced to Sell! Clean, paint, replace the carpet, and decorate...this is a jewel ...
RealtyTrac and trulia just released the results of a new joint study. This study shows that fewer buyers are willing to consider purchasing a foreclosed property than they were seven months ago. Seven months ago, 54 percent of adults surveyed said they would consider purchasing a foreclosed home....
2009 will be a year of more challenges and opportunities. Prepare yourself with these predictions from HGTV's Web site. Sellers will continue to face falling home values in the new year because they'll be competing with banks and builders who are slashing prices to sell off the stil...
If you own real estate in the Greater Rocky Mount Area of North Carolina that you're thinking of selling, I would be happy to provide you with a FREE Market Analysis. I can help you decide if now is the best time to sell your home. Selling your home without the right agent can be time consuming, ...
Home improvements tend to inspire thoughts of large, expensive projects. Yet, it is often the little things that add so much value. Do you want to improve your home for resale or personal pleasure but don't want to spend a lot of money? Here are 10 improvements for under $100 each.   Mailbox A ti...
Part of the reason so many houses here in the Rocky Mount area stay on the market for so long is that many are overpriced. There are many reasons why Realtors list homes that are overpriced but that's not the topic of this post. I want to stick with the benefits of pricing your home correctly fro...

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