Emotionally Prepare for Selling a Home in Dothan, AL

To most people — buyers and real estate agents, for instance — your home is just a commodity… it’s a “product” that can make them some money (real estate agent) or fulfill a need (buyers).  For YOU, though, it’s probably something more.  It’s your home — the place you’ve lived for quite some time, the … Continued

Paperwork for selling a house in Dothan, AL

If you’re selling a house for the first time (or heck… even for the second or third time), then you’re probably wondering what paperwork is required to sell your home. That’s a common question we get at Echo Properties, where we’ve worked for many years in Dothan, AL buying and selling real estate.  And since … Continued

Setting Sale Price as FSBO seller in Dothan, AL

How do you determine the value of your home as a FSBO seller?  More importantly, how do you set the sale price for your home to a value that is both appealing to the current market AND to you as the seller?  At Echo Properties, we’ve bought and sold a lot of properties in Dothan … Continued

Showing Your Home as FSBO in Dothan?

When you’re selling your home without a real estate agent… you are responsible for marketing your home, showing your home, and selling your home.  And while all three of those things have challenges, we wanted to take a moment to talk about showing your home.  At Echo properties, we’ve been buying and selling homes for … Continued

FSBO Process in Dothan, AL?

Selling your home FSBO is an exciting undertaking… It means fewer fees…  And it means more control over when you sell, how you sell, and whom you sell to… But it also comes with its challenges — since you’re not working with a real estate agent, you’ll have to market the home, show the home, … Continued

Working Remotely-Moving in Dothan, AL

Due to the challenges of ongoing current events, more people than ever before are now working remotely — from home, at coffee shops, or in co-working spaces.  Maybe YOU — for the first time ever — find yourself working remotely.  And for many people, working remotely sparks a thought: “Well shoot… I can live anywhere … Continued

Solar Panels in Dothan, AL?

Thinking of installing solar panels on your roof to cut your energy bill?  In just 2019, there were 2 million solar panel installations in the U.S., according to PV Magazine. But is it a good idea to install solar panels on YOUR home in Dothan, AL? We’ve worked in real estate for quite some time … Continued

Replacing Carpet in Dothan, AL

Thinking of replacing the carpet in your house?  Well, at Echo Properties, we’ve bought and sold a lot of homes in Dothan, AL… which also means that we’ve replaced a LOT of carpet… So we thought we’d take a minute to give you some tips.  Here’s what we got! Rent Tools — Don’t make the … Continued

Negotiate real estate agent commission in Dothan, AL?

Unhappy with how much your real estate agent’s commission is?  Good news! You can ALWAYS negotiate that number.  (If they tell you that it’s non-negotiable, it’s probably a good idea to find a different real estate agent to work with.) At Echo Properties, we’ve been buying and selling real estate for quite some time in … Continued

Moving closer to family in Dothan, AL

Considering moving closer to family?  At Echo Properties, we’ve worked with a lot of homeowners in Dothan, AL who sought to relocate in order to be closer to family.  And we get it. Family is important.  There are a lot of reasons someone might want to move closer to family — help with raising kids, … Continued

Kids College or Home Repairs in Dothan, AL

Having to choose between paying for your kid’s college and home repairs? It seems that there are more places in the budget for money to go than there is money most days, doesn’t it?  Sometimes it’s hard to choose because everything is important – we understand!  Especially when it comes to a college education.   Currently, … Continued