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Features That Catch A Buyer’s Attention

December 11th, 2013 · No Comments

There are a few features that will almost always catch a buyer’s attention.  Of course, your home may not have all of these, but a few of them are easy to “fake” and others are affordable to update!  So go on, catch the attention of your potential buyers! A Nice Entryway – fake it with […]

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What To Do If Your House Won’t Sell

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments

Has your house been on the market for awhile and it’s still not selling?  Assuming it is in saleable condition, if your home is still on the market, it is most likely priced too high for the area.  Luckily for you, of the three basic elements that sell a home (location, condition & price), price […]

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More Tips For Selling During The Holidays

November 29th, 2013 · No Comments

If your home is on the market during the holiday season consider these tips for taking advantage of the opportunities you have: 1.  Price to sell.  Just like always, if your home is priced right it will get the attention that it deserves. 2.  Pay attention to curb appeal.  Again, this is a year-round tip, […]

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Tips for Selling Your Home During The Holidays

November 26th, 2013 · No Comments

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, one of the busiest times of year is getting under way… the holiday season!  Selling a home during the holiday season can be tough, and there are advantages and disadvantages to both leaving your home on the market & pulling it off and relisting in January.  You might […]

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Selling Your Home? Things You Should Hide

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

If you are trying to sell your home then you definitely don’t want to turn off potential buyers as soon as they walk into your home.  In order for your home to show as well as it possibly can, there are several things you should clean up and put out of sight (out of the […]

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Best Language for Marketing Your Home

November 17th, 2013 · No Comments

When you are working with your agent to write the listing for your home you should put more than a few moments of thought into it.  Your online listing is your advertisement to potential buyers.  If you want buyers to come and look then you will need to pique their interest.  The first and most […]

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Tips For Upping Your Curb Appeal

October 27th, 2013 · No Comments

You only get one chance to make a first impression, and first impressions are lasting.  We know this, yet when many people put their home on the market they don’t take the time to make sure that the first impression is a good one.  When you’re trying to sell your home, you want buyers to […]

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Sell Your Home Faster Than Your Neighbor

October 24th, 2013 · No Comments

If you are looking to sell your home, check out these tips to give you a head start on your competition: 1.  Know what your home is worth.  In the neighborhood, that is.  If you are going to sell you definitely want to know the comps for your home.  Your real estate agent can help […]

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Make Your Home More Appealing to Buyers

October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

If your home is on the market, but it’s not selling, consider putting in some time and elbow grease to make it more appealing to potential buyers.  Here are five relatively inexpensive tips to help you market your home: 1.  De-clutter You want to show off your home to potential buyers, not your stuff.  Even […]

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How to Attract Young Homebuyers

October 14th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re selling your home and you’d like it to appeal to younger buyers, here are some tips to help you market your home smarter. Make it multi-functional.  Young buyers don’t necessarily need a ton of space as long as the space they have is organized and can be used in multiple ways.  Good ways […]

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Why You Should Take Lowball Offers Seriously

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re selling a home you should be prepared to deal with lowball offers even though you might find them annoying at best and offensive at worst.  However, it would behoove you, as a seller, to take all offers seriously – even the lowball ones.  For one thing, if a buyer liked the home enough […]

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Tips for Buying, Selling, and Moving

August 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Often times when people buy a home they are simultaneously trying to sell their previous one.  If this describes your situation there are a few things you can do to prepare yourself. First of all, discuss your emotional expectations.  You can expect to be stressed, busy, worried about finances or timing or both, and generally […]

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Five Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home

August 16th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re putting your home up for sale, avoid these common seller mistakes: 1.  Overpricing.  If you truly think your agent’s price is too low, get a second or third opinion, but an agent that lets you list at the price you want even though every other agent suggested a lower price will end up […]

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Three Options For Staging Your Home

August 15th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking to sell your home, staging is an option that I recommend and have talked about several times before.  If you like the idea, but can’t do a full staging, here are some options for you to consider: 1.  Have a consultation.  A one time consultation with a professional stager or designer is […]

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Three Tips For Avoiding Sellers Remorse

August 8th, 2013 · No Comments

In many ways, it is easier to be a buyer than a seller in the real estate market.  When you’re buying you are in control of the situation and can back out through contingencies if you need to.  When you’re selling however, there really aren’t many options for you except to sit back and wait […]

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Stage Your Home To Sell

August 5th, 2013 · No Comments

Staging your home is one of the best ways to help it sell.  Staging is about creating a mood giving the illusion that your home is brighter, warmer, and sometimes even larger than it might otherwise seem.  Done correctly, staging helps create an environment that makes potential buyers want to bite the bullet.  Staging is […]

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Update Your Home For $500 or Less

August 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

  If you’re trying to sell your house you can do a lot to increase the value without spending a lot of money.  Here are five ways that can cost less than $500. 1.  Paint I will never get tired of saying it.  Paint your house if you want to increase its value!  Not only […]

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Tips for Finding a Seller’s Agent

July 30th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market and you aren’t going the “for sale by owner” route, you need a listing agent.  There are many choices when it comes to real estate agents, so here are a few tips to help you evaluate the agents you are considering.  First, considering asking the […]

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Get Your Home Ready To Sell

July 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Selling your home?  Here are some tips to help make it more marketable: Depersonalize. Hide anything-family photos, awards, trophies, your collection of antique teacups-that might interfere with a buyer feeling like your home could be theirs. People get really distracted when they’re surrounded by someone else’s personal stuff. Make your bathroom look like a hotel’s: no […]

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Mistakes That Sellers Make (and how to fix them…)

July 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market, there are several common seller pitfalls that you need to steer clear of.  The first is pricing your home too high.  No matter what you think your house is worth, you need to remember that you are emotionally attached to it in a way that […]

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