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Donna Burke

ALHS, AREP, ASP, CLHMS, ePRO®, QSC
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RE/MAX Northwest, REALTORS

Donna Burke's Blog

My blog is to help buyers and sellers be more informed about the home buying and selling process in today's market. I have been selling real estate in the Houston area for over 20 years and am passing on the questions that my buyers and sellers ask.

Welcome to my blog. I hope that it helps you understand the buying and selling process. My blog is geared more towards sellers since I specialilze in listings. If I can answer any questions please e mail me directly. Subscribe

When to List Your Home

February 11th, 2019

There is a misconception that summer is the best time to sell your home.  While homes do sell during all of the months, the busiest months are March, April, and May.  You will get more money and there is no time like the spring...

How Do You Price a Home?

May 4th, 2017

Sellers always argue the price of their home.  One thing that we can count on is that buyers want to buy low and sellers want to sell high.  When we price a home we look at active listings (supply and demand), expired listings...

What Makes Your Home Sell

May 18th, 2016

Sellers always ask why their house didn't sell within the first 60 days.  That is an easy answer.  Price sells homes!  You need to price the home based on market value within the last 3-6 months.  Most sellers say...

How To Pick the Right Listing Agent

February 22nd, 2016

Most people chose a friend to use as their agent.  This can be a good choice but also a nightmare.  It is best to use an agent in the neighborhood who also lives there and is actively selling the area.  Secondly you n...

10 Deadly Mistakes a Buyer Makes When Purchasing a Home

May 12th, 2015

10 Deadly Mistakes buyers make when purchasing a home. 1.  Making an offer on a home without being prequalified. 2.  Not  doing a home inspection. 3.  Limiting your searc...

Shoud I Pay for an Inspection???

December 22nd, 2014

Today my client asked if she should have her purchased home inspected.  She didn't want to have an inspection because it was a large house and the inspection was $600.  Besides, her 5,000 sq. ft. home had been remodeled and everyt...

5 Reasons to Buy a Home

June 25th, 2014

 Harvard: 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home Eric...

Should I Sell Now or Buy First?

June 2nd, 2014

The market has changed with the brisk home sales.  Currently there is a shortage of listings which is new territory for most agents.  I have never seen this in my 25 years in the business.  Most buyers are afraid to list thei...

Five Tips for Sellers

May 22nd, 2014


How Long with the Upswing Last

May 21st, 2014

How long will the real estate upswing last? By Nancy Sarnoff...

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My blog is to help buyers and sellers be more informed about the home buying and selling process in today's market. I have been selling real estate in the Houston area for over 20 years and am passing on the questions that my buyers and sellers ask.
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