You want your property to stand out, right? Of course! That’s the whole point of listing, so potential buyers have a chance to see how amazing your home is and offer you the best price. Well, if you’re going to do it right, you must focus on interior design. I’m not necessarily talking about staging, although they can go hand in hand. I’m talking about true interior design, not just a quick clean up and a little organization. Yes, you should do both of those things but you also want your home to shout “new beginning” to potential buyers. Here are three things you should think about when selling.« Continue »
You never know what will offend someone in today’s day and age. One word or image out of place can set off a social media firestorm like nobody’s business. So when it comes to staging for the holidays, I can see why it’s like walking a minefield. But that doesn’t mean your house has to look as sterile as a prison cell to attract any buyer. There are some tasteful and elegant ways to still enjoy the holidays and keep your home on the market.
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Making the decision to sell your home isn’t an easy decision to make. Often you spend countless nights discussing the possibility of putting your home up on the market and tirelessly research where you could possibly purchase a new home. In both aspects, a great real estate agent is key. While there are multiple different articles regarding tips and tricks to both buying and selling your home, the biggest step you will want and need to take is to get a home inspection for yourself, before any buyers will request it. Now I know some of you have already raised your eyebrows. Why would you spend money on an inspection when it isn’t a requirement for you? Don’t worry, you are not throwing money away, you are in fact, saving it and this is why.« Continue »
It’s no secret that the housing market has certainly turned around. Most markets across the country are seeing an increase in housing prices and a drop in inventory, which makes supply and demand a little more challenging for buyers. However, sellers are finding themselves now about the water where their homes are worth more than they owe. This is a big step considering where we’ve come over the last five years. But, is this really a reason to sell?
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