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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 [...]

A Home Selling And Moving Tip to Save You Money

Let me tell you a quick story — actually a confession — about one of my own home selling experiences: Many moves ago when my husband and I listed our house for sale, I knew the importance of decluttering — so we promptly threw two tons of belongings into boxes and hauled them off to [...]

Home Selling Advice: Upgrade Your Entryway The Easy Way

As a home seller, you’ve got about two or three seconds to wow a buyer when they first walk in your door. How do you feel upon entering your own home? Are you impressed? Is your entryway spacious, peaceful and well lit? Or, are you greeted by a dark wall, a pile of shoes or [...]

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 Therapy

One of the fastest ways to make a big difference in your home is to add strategic color to your walls and decor. It’s the perfect weekend home selling therapy because you are in control, and within hours you can make an attractive change to your environment that can subtly influence home buyers. Everyone has [...]

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 [...]

Five More Tips on How NOT to Sell Your Home: Part II

Yesterday I provided you with five tips for preventing home selling success. Now, here are five more tips that cause home selling difficulty: 1. Fill your home up with giant, comfortable pieces of furniture so buyers can see how many things can fit into a room. No! Don’t!  Huge stuffed couches, chunky tables and plus-sized [...]

Five Tips to Prevent Home Selling Success… or How NOT to Sell Your Home

I hear this phrase often — I’m having a hard time selling my house! Well, it could be caused by the current market conditions or that you live next door to the freeway. Or, you might be inadvertently doing something that’s standing in the way of selling your home. Here are five tips that can [...]

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 [...]