Saturday, August 1, 2015

De-cluttering Your Home is a MUST Before Selling

You’ve made the decision to sell your home and now what?  Whether it’s financial, divorce, becoming empty nesters, being transferred, needing more space, or just wanting a change, it’s a big, emotional decision and now you have to get your house “sell ready.” It’s important to know that there is “living” and there is “selling.”  […]

5 Home Selling Tips Buyers Would Give Sellers

It is a rare occurrence these days to have a home’s buyer and seller sit down around the kitchen table to make a deal. In some areas, they do still sit around the attorney’s boardroom table to close the deal, but by that time, the deal is done and the ship has already sailed on […]

6 Selling Truths Sellers Need to Hear

February 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Home Improvement, Real Estate News, Selling

Selling a home can be stressful for the unprepared or under prepared consumer. Crazy expectations, market mis-education, and the common misconception that all homes sell in 30 minutes like they do on HGTV creates the wrong expectation for home sellers. Avoid the misunderstandings that could ruin the transaction and your chances at selling your home. […]

Six Must-Have Features for Your Next Home

Make-or-break features for your next home What's missing from your current home? Storage space? Decent parking? Privacy? Chances are, you might not have noticed these missing features when you and your home were in the honeymoon phase. But, sometime in the first few months, that deficiency became glaringly obvious. When you tour a home, it's […]

Flipping Without Flopping

The promise of turning a quick, hefty profit on house flipping can be irresistible, but it takes a certain investment savvy not to flop on the flip. Flipping is a real estate investment that involves buying a distressed property, swiftly improving its value – typically through physical upgrades – and then selling it at a […]

Home Improvements That Sell

In a mash-up survey of 450 real estate agents and 1,660 homeowners, homeowners get it – most of the time – when it comes to home improvements that help induce sales and higher prices.'s home improvement survey, conducted online from June 6 to June 13, 2012, tapped agents and users who are homeowners […]

Five Musts Before You List Your Home

Deciding to list your home for sale is a momentous time. It means you will be moving on to a new stage of life, no matter if you’re moving up or sizing down. Take a moment to look over these tips for what every seller should do before they put their home on the market. […]

11 Ways to Avoid Turning Off Potential Homebuyers

April 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Home Decorating, Home Improvement, Selling

10 Ways to Avoid Turning Off Potential Homebuyers Make sure you avoid these 10 buyer turnoffs at all costs. If you do all the staging correctly, have a good agent and price a realistic asking price the house will hopefully sell quickly. Then you can go back to living your life. 1. Dirt Hands down, […]

Getting Your Backyard Ready for Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and if you want to be ready to host your friends and family with that perfect barbecue, you should get started soon! If you live in a part of the country that faces harsher weather in the winter months, then you might want to first focus on general maintenance […]

Kitchens Sell a House

It's a tool used by house flippers all across the nation. Stagers know its power. Real estate agents push its importance. What is this not-so-well-kept secret of real estate? A kitchen can sell a house.   A kitchen is the heart of a home. This is true all across the globe. The old saying that […]

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