Staying Happy While You Wait

Home Selling Tips Available on Pinterest

If you haven’t started using Pinterest yet, let me tell you about a new way to merrily occupy your home selling time and keep yourself up waay tooo late every night of the week. Pinterest is the latest social media craze enabling businesses and individuals to collect and track interesting visuals and web links, and [...]

Home Selling Tip: Getting The Inspiration

I was reading Joe Manausa’s Tallahassee Real Estate blog post from January 17th, 2012, “Should You Wait Until Next Year To Sell Your Home?” and chuckling at the image of a skeleton sitting on a park bench. The blog post mentions that a lot of people are sitting it out… waiting until next year, when [...]

Trying To Sell a House? Protect Your Home’s Value Through Targeted Upkeep

When you’re trying to sell a house, you’re probably not in the mood to spend time and money on expensive maintenance and repairs. However, it’s a lot like going to the dentist. If you put off checkups and maintenance, because you want to save time, money and pain, you’re taking the chance of lettings small [...]

Home Selling Advice: Upgrading Your Kitchen For Way Less Money

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, people tend to gravitate to the warmth and safety of the kitchen. But what if warped cabinets, ugly flooring, or cracked, crowded countertops distract from your kitchen’s ambiance? Well, you might think about doing a remodel… but the average price these days for a good [...]

Home Selling Props You Get To Take With You

Most home selling improvements that you make have to stay with your property when you sell it. Light fixtures, faucets, decorative curtain rods, new towel racks, and expensive rose bushes are all part of the deal — the new buyer gets to keep everything attached to your house, unless otherwise stated. And you know, it’s [...]

Home Selling Scenario – When Buyers Fall For Your House

Recently I accompanied my friend Deb on a house hunt. As we were making our way up a slick wooden walkway to the front door of a house she really wanted to see, I heard a loud whoomp behind me. I turned around to see Deb flat out on her back, checking out the house [...]

Home Selling Tip: Five Upgrades You Can Do In a Weekend

Help!  You say your house isn’t selling? Your house has been on the market for months and months and still no bites? If your home selling price is right and you’re doing a good job of promoting your property far and wide, then maybe your home needs a little sprucing up. I can hear you [...]

Home Selling Tip: How To Create a Home-Buyer Magnet

I know, your home selling experience probably hasn’t been much fun. But wait! Here’s a home selling tip that will make your home more desirable to buyers while simultaneously making it more fun to live in while you wait: All you need to do is identify a small space in your home, such as an [...]

Home Selling Advice: Five ways to safe guard your home

Amongst the difficulties home sellers encounter is the need to open your door to people you don’t know. And while Realtors often do a great job of prequalifying prospects before taking them touring, there’s no way to guarantee that everyone stepping through your door is a potential buyer — and not a potential pilferer or [...]

Five things to do while waiting for the house to sell

With the glut of houses on the market in many areas of the country, it might take a while until you sell your home. So what do you do with yourself while you’re waiting? Rather than spending your time feeling frustrated and anxious, you can just as easily focus on making your life more enjoyable. [...]