Educate Yourself by Watching TV?
By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
That sounds weird, doesn't it? Usually TV is for entertainment... or for filling our minds with crud. But you can weed through all the junk and find something educational -- and NO, we're not talking about Sesame Street. I'm talking about Home & Garden TV, known as the HGTV channel. Contrary to popular belief, it's NOT just a fru-fru decorating channel for girls. Come on, GUYS, you need to know the difference a staged home makes for your sellers, even if you never learn HOW to stage a home. If you're a real estate NEWBIE, I suggest watching 2 hours per day of HGTV and focusing on these topics: Curb appeal Remodeling houses - both do-it-yourself (DIY) and professional Home building inspections Landscaping Buying houses - shopping & comparing features Selling houses - open houses, neg...