Home Appeal – Outside

Home Selling Tip: Add Curb Appeal with Window Boxes

One of the easiest ways to add curb appeal to your home and wow house hunters is to add window boxes. Window boxes aren’t usually included in house plans or considered as part of an initial landscape design. Most often they’re an afterthought — but they can make your home stand out dramatically. Window boxes [...]

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 Spring Beautification Tools

Springtime is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for that beloved ritual of spring cleaning! So, ladies and gentleman, start your vacuums! If you’re just putting your home up for sale, or you’ve had it on the market for a while, and it’s not quite as polished-looking as it once was, a [...]

Home Selling In Winter: 10 Tips To Make Buyers Fall In Love With Your House

The good news about selling your home in the winter is you face far fewer competitors than you will come springtime. And, the home buyers who are looking right now tend to be serious. Why else would they be trampling around through rain, snow and mud to get to your front door? So, now is [...]

Home Selling Tip: Get Easy Winter Curb Appeal

During the winter, it’s a lot harder to think about gardening – especially if you’re a home seller who is sick of trying to sell a house! It’s much easier to think about winter feasts or sitting around the fireplace holding a mug of hot chocolate with a couple of half-submerged marshmallows. But I’ve noticed [...]

Home Selling Tip: How To Sell Your House In Three Days

A dear friend of mine in Las Vegas just reported that the couple living next door to them just sold their house in three days. I’ll repeat that: They sold their home in Las Vegas… in three days. My response, knowing the slow housing market, not to mention the slowness of the season, was, “WHAT?!! [...]

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: Sell Your Area Using Video

Most everybody knows the importance of taking beautiful photos of the house you’re selling, but way fewer people realize the potential sales power of taking photos and videos of your neighborhood and its amenities. Often, house hunters don’t have the least idea what your neighborhood looks like–especially if they’re relocating from another state, another city, [...]

Home Selling Made Easier With 5 Mobile Apps

I’m always on the lookout for bright ideas that will make home selling easier, faster and less painful while also maximizing the potential asking price for your home. Thankfully, there is an ever-expanding array of applications for the iPhone, Ipad and other mobile devices that will help you accurately price your home, improve its appearance [...]

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 [...]