The Real Estate Minute is a quick advice video from Revolved Realty’s Managing Partner Tim Knox.

HOW OUR FLAT FEE LISTING PROGRAM SAVES YOU MONEY
The Flat Fee Listing model is becoming more popular every day because of the savings it offers sellers without sacrificing customer service and marketing. Revolved Realty Managing Partner Tim Knox explains how the model works at his company and how it has saved his clients tens of thousands of dollars.

HOW TO BEAT OUT MULTIPLE OFFERS
There are things you can do to stand out from the crowd when getting into a multiple offer situation. Quite often, however, it’s not about the highest price. There are lots of other things that may sway a seller to sell his home to you. Here’s how to get your offer noticed in a crowded field of buyers.

TWO THINGS YOU MUST DO TO SELL YOUR HOME ONLINE
It’s estimated that 90% of home buyers start their search online at Zillow, Trulia, Realtor, and other similar websites. There are two things you must do to sell your home online. Fail to do these two things and chances are your home will never catch a buyer’s eye.

ARE REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONS TOO HIGH?
Real Estate commissions are typically the biggest expense you’ll incur when you sell your home using a real estate agent. Lots of people think real estate commissions are too high (i.e. most sellers) while others (most agents) feel like they more than earn their money (amen). As in most things, when it comes to real estate representation, you often get what you pay for.

IS THERE REALLY SUCH THING AS THE PERFECT HOME?
You may be on a quest for “the perfect house”…. But finding the perfect house can be as difficult as finding the Holy Grail. It’s rare to find a house that truly checks all the boxes. What should you focus on instead? Find out in this video.

SHOULD YOU HAVE YOUR OWN AGENT WHEN BUILDING A HOME?
Are you thinking about buying new construction? Should you have a real estate agent of your own to negotiate the deal and manage the details to make sure you’re getting the best deal possible? What do you think?

THE FIVE SENSES OF REAL ESTATE
In this video Tim discusses the ways our five senses come into play when buying a home and how sellers should play to those senses to get their home sold.

 

VIDEO 1: TIM’S TOP TIPS FOR TACKLING A FIXER UPPER
In this video series Tim talks about the things you should keep in mind before tackling a fixer upper.

VIDEO 2: TIM’S TOP TIPS FOR TACKLING A FIXER UPPER
In this video series Tim talks about the things you should keep in mind before tackling a fixer upper.

THREE THINGS YOU CAN DO TODAY TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE
In this series Tim talks about the things you can do to get your credit score up so you can qualify for a home mortgage.

WHAT IS A FICO SCORE AND HOW CAN IT AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO GET A HOME MORTGAGE
Your low credit score can keep you from qualifying for a home mortgage. There are ways to improve your score. Here are a few tips to get you started.

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE SO YOU CAN QUALIFY FOR A HOME MORTGAGE
Your low credit score can keep you from qualifying for a home mortgage. There are ways to improve your score. Here are a few tips to get you started.

DEBT CONSOLIDATION VERSUS CREDIT REPAIR
What’s the difference between Credit Repair and Debt Consolidation, and how each can affect your ability to get a home mortgage?  

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER TIPS VIDEO 1 OF 2
Buying your first home can be a scary experience, and there are a hundred ways things can go wrong. In this video series Tim offers tips and advice that can help the process go smoother.

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER TIPS VIDEO 2 OF 2
Buying your first home can be a scary experience, and there are a hundred ways things can go wrong. In this video series Tim offers tips and advice that can help the process go smoother.

#34. GETTING YOUR HOME READY FOR A SPRING SALE
If you’re thinking about selling your home this spring you need to think about the condition of your yard. Did winter reek havoc on your lawn? Are the weeds taking over? Is the yard full of limbs and debris? Before the for sale sign goes out, let’s talk about doing a little spruce up!

#33. IS A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Video 1 of 4…. You may think a career in real estate is right for you, but becoming a successful real estate agent is not as easy as you might think, or as easy as some people make it look. Watch this series of videos to make sure a career in real estate is right for you.

#32. IS A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Video 2 of 4…. You may think a career in real estate is right for you, but becoming a successful real estate agent is not as easy as you might think, or as easy as some people make it look. Watch this series of videos to make sure a career in real estate is right for you.

#31. IS A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Video 3 of 4…. You may think a career in real estate is right for you, but becoming a successful real estate agent is not as easy as you might think, or as easy as some people make it look. Watch this series of videos to make sure a career in real estate is right for you.

#30. IS A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Video 4 of 4…. You may think a career in real estate is right for you, but becoming a successful real estate agent is not as easy as you might think, or as easy as some people make it look. Watch this series of videos to make sure a career in real estate is right for you.

#29. SHOULD YOU HELP YOUR KIDS BY A HOME?
Video 1 of 2…. It’s only natural for parents to want to help their children buy their first (or second or third) home, but there are a number of things to consider before opening your wallet or writing a check.  Watch this video now to make sure you don’t regret things later.

#28. SHOULD YOU HELP YOUR KIDS BY A HOME?
Video 2 of 2…. It’s only natural for parents to want to help their children buy their first (or second or third) home, but there are a number of things to consider before opening your wallet or writing a check.  Watch this video now to make sure you don’t regret things later.

#27. IS HOME OWNERSHIP RIGHT FOR YOU?
Popular marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk started a firestorm recently when he said home ownership is no longer the American Dream, and that the money put down on a home should be invested elsewhere. The Real Estate Industry fired back with stats that show that home ownership is still one of the best investments you can make. I straddle the fence on this one. I think it depends on a number of factors. Is home ownership the best investing strategy for you?  Watch this quick video for more.

#26. HOW BUYER EMOTIONS CAN KILL A REAL ESTATE DEAL
The one thing that has killed more real estate deals than anything else is EMOTION. Buying a house is an emotional endeavor, with super highs and desperate lows. In part 1 of 2 Tim talks about emotions from the buyer’s side of real estate and how it sometimes trumps logic and reason. 

#25. HOW SELLER EMOTIONS CAN KILL A REAL ESTATE DEAL
The one thing that has killed more real estate deals than anything else is EMOTION. Buying a house is an emotional endeavor, with super highs and desperate lows. In part 2 of 2 Tim talks about emotions from the buyer’s side of real estate and how it sometimes trumps logic and reason. 

#24. THE FIRST MOST COMMON MISTAKE PEOPLE MAKE WHEN SELLING THEIR HOME
There are 4 common mistakes many – if not most – home sellers make when they decide to sell their home. This video addresses Mistake #1!

#23. THE SECOND MOST COMMON MISTAKE PEOPLE MAKE WHEN SELLING THEIR HOME
There are 4 common mistakes many – if not most – home sellers make when they decide to sell their home. This video addresses Mistake #2!

#22. THE THIRD MOST COMMON MISTAKE PEOPLE MAKE WHEN SELLING THEIR HOME
There are 4 common mistakes many – if not most – home sellers make when they decide to sell their home. This video addresses Mistake #3!

#21. THE FOURTH MOST COMMON MISTAKE MOST MAKE WHEN SELLING THEIR HOME
There are 4 common mistakes many – if not most – home sellers make when they decide to sell their home. This video addresses Mistake #4!

#20. THE 3 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE STARTING YOUR NEXT HOME SEARCH
Looking for a new home is exciting and exhausting. There are a number of things you can do to shorten your search. Here are Tim’s Top 3 Things You Should Know Before Shopping For Your Next Home.

#19. WHY MOST BUYERS CAN’T AFFORD 20% DOWN
When you buy a home it’s important to put down as big of a down payment as possible. Doing so puts you in a better buying position and can save you tens of thousands of dollars in finance charges. Statistics show that only a small percentage of buyers can afford to put down 20%. There are alternatives that let you get by with putting down less, just be prepared to foot the bill over the long run.

#18. THE 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO TO HELP YOUR HOUSE SELL QUICKER
There are a number of things you can do t help your house sell quicker. Some require a little money, other’s a little elbow grease. Here are Tim’s top 5.

#17. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HYPE AND REALITY
Hype makes the world go round. And the real estate industry is no different. Every company hypes their services, whether it’s “instant offers” or “we’ll buy your home if it doesn’t sell” or “save with our flat listing fees” … Hype is what gets your attention. Hype is not a bad thing. Not being able to see through the hype, however, is how you get taken advantage of.

#16. THE TOP FOUR THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE PUTTING YOUR HOME ON THE MARKET 
Before you make the decision to sell your home, there are a ton of decisions to be made and things to be considered. Here are Tim’s top four things you should think about before putting your home on the market.

#15. THE FOUR MISTAKES MOST FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS MAKE 
First time home buyers may not have a clue how the process works or what’s involved. Here are the Four Mistakes First Tim Home Buyers make the most courtesy of Barbara Corcoran and Tim Knox, Huntsville Alabama Realtor.

#14. HOW THE CONDITION OF YOUR HOME AFFECTS THE SALES PRICE 
The condition of your house determines the sales price. Whether your house is new, like new, good as new, dated, outdated, or ready for the bulldozer, condition drives the price.

#13. HOW THE CONDITION OF OUR HOME DETERMINES HOW LONG IT WILL BE ON THE MARKET 
This is the 3rd video in a series  on how the condition of your home determines not only the price, but the type of buyer and the time the house may be on the market.

#12. HOW YOUR HOME’S CONDITION DETERMINES WHO THE BUYER WILL BE 
The condition of your home not only determines the price you can realistically expect to get for it, but also the type of buyer who may be interested in buying the house. There are 5 types of home buyers, each with expectations of what they should pay for your home. Given the condition of your home, which type of buyer will you attract?

#10. HOW IMPORTANT IS SCHOOL DISTRICT TO YOUR HOME SEARCH? 
A recent Realtor.com survey of 1,000 new home owners showed that the #1 consideration when buying a home was the school district …. The majority said they compromised on other things so their kids could go to good schools.


#9. SHOULD YOU GET A FIXED OR ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE?

There are “fixed rate mortgages” which offer a rate that never changes over the life of the loan, and there are “adjustable rate mortgages” which have a rate that rises and falls based on a number of economic factors. Both have pros and cons, but which is right for you? Here are a few tips on picking the kind of interest rate that’s best for you.


#8. THE 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE PUTTING YOUR HOUSE ON THE MARKET
 
There are lots of things you should do before putting your house on the market that can help it sell quickly for the most money possible. Here are a few suggestions from my personal top 10 tips to help you get started. Video 1 of 3.


#7. THREE MORE THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE PUTTING YOUR HOUSE ON THE MARKET

There are lots of things you should do before putting your house on the market that can help it sell quickly for the most money possible. Here are a few suggestions from my personal top 10 tips to help you get started. Video 2 of 3.


#6. THE LAST 3 THINGS YOU SHOULD TO BEFORE PUTTING YOUR HOUSE ON THE MARKET
 
There are lots of things you should do before putting your house on the market that can help it sell quickly for the most money possible. Here are a few suggestions from my personal top 10 tips to help you get started. Video 3 of 3.


#5. HOW TO STAGE YOUR HOME FOR QUICK SALE
 
When selling a home, staging can make all the difference. Here are a few tips on how to easily and inexpensively stage your home so it sells quicker.


#4. WHAT IS A DOWN PAYMENT?
 
A down payment is made by the buyer at the beginning of a home purchase to show commitment to the transaction. How much should your down payment be and where will the money come from? Watch the video to learn more.


#3. HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR HOME’S CURB APPEAL
 
If your home lacks curb appeal, buyers may not bother coming inside. Watch the video to learn how to improve your home’s curb appeal.


#2. HOW CONDITION AFFECTS SALE PRICE
 
The price someone will pay for you house usually depends on the condition it’s in. The nicer the house, the higher the price.


#1. DON’T BUY THE FIRST HOUSE YOU SEE
 
Finding the perfect home can be quite an undertaking, but don’t feel rushed into making a decision without first considering all of your options.