Selling Your Home

50 Essential Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Speedy, Top-Price Sale!

Posted on Oct 14, 2019 in Selling Your Home

"Home staging" was coined by Barb Schwarz back in the early '70s, and the concept has become well known as "house fluffing," "dressing to sell," and "home presentation". 
 The focus of staging is to make a home more marketable by creating the most appealing home to the greatest number of prospective buyers. 
It should be impersonal enough not to infr...

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The OPEN House Has Become Irrelevant

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Selling Your Home

In the old days, sellers could rely on open houses to give their properties wide exposure to potential buyers.
But now, thanks to the Internet, the traditional open house is old hat.
The vast majority of buyers now dip their toes into the housing market online. 
They can easily narrow their choices through websites with vast databases of local propert...

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Make Your Home Buyer Friendly with Focused Staging!

Posted on Apr 09, 2019 in Selling Your Home

With the move to buyers’ markets in many areas, you’ll want your for-sale home to look its best, and that requires focus. 
Focused staging, that is.
Staging your home can increase the offer amount by up to 10%, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 2017 Profile of Home Staging. But what if you haven’t the time or cash to stage the w...

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How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck, by Prepping Your Home for Sale!

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 in Selling Your Home

Every seller wants to maximize his or her profit. Partnering with a real estate agent is a great start. 
Homeowners can further increase their bottom line with a few simple steps. 
To get the most out of your house, complete the following before you list.
1. Hire your own home inspector. 
If a buyer’s inspector finds issues with your home, you can expe...

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Top Do's and Don'ts for a Quick Sale in Real Estate

Posted on Mar 01, 2019 in Selling Your Home

You want to sell your home quickly and for the best possible price, right? What's the secret to achieving this goal? There are several. Use these do's and don'ts to guide your home sale process. 

What to Do

Get out of Dodge: When potential buyers view your home, they want to see your property, not you. Always leave the premises. The buyers will feel...

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