Posts tagged ‘preparing a home for sale’

May 23, 2017

3 cautions when updating your home

3 cautions when updating your home

Don’t over-improve. It is typically not the best plan to own the biggest, most expensive home in the neighborhood with features no other home in the area has.  While a source of pride for you, in terms of resale, a home that fits in with its neighbors is better.  For example, spending big bucks on […]

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May 22, 2017

10 factors that affect the speed of your home sale

10 factors that affect the speed of your home sale

What factors are involved in selling a house in the fastest amount of time? 1. Price. Price your home correct from the start, don’t wait and see and just reduce the price later. Activity is highest when the listing is new. Take advantage of that by pricing agressively.   Your agent should revisit the pricing […]

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May 18, 2017

9 tasks for your spring home maintenance routine

9 tasks for your spring home maintenance routine

Spring arrives and we are finally able to spend more time outside.  It’s time to take a look at some things in and around the house after a long winter and rainy spring season. Inspect the roof – remove any branches, check for loose shingles Gutters and downspouts – make sure downspouts drain away from the […]

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May 8, 2017

5 steps to get your home ready for sale

5 steps to get your home ready for sale

This spring & summer buyers will be out in force looking at a smaller inventory of homes for sale than they’d like.   You have an opportunity to be a part of this market leaning towards the seller side, but you must prepare first.  Even in a busy market, preparing a home for sale is […]

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May 4, 2017

8 ways to improve your home’s front entrance on a budget

8 ways to improve your home’s front entrance on a budget

You’ve no doubt heard the phrase “location, location, location” when selling real estate and location can make all the difference in how quickly a home sells and for what price.  So can “curb appeal.” If a home has little or no curb appeal, buyers may not even want to make the effort to see what […]

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