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Home Selling Tip: How To Gain Web Appeal

Almost 90% of all home buyers start their search online. With numbers like this, it’s important¬† that your property has as much “web appeal” and it has “curb appeal.” You won’t get many people pulling up to your curb without thoroughly engaging them online first. What’s the best way to gain web appeal? Showcase a [...]

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. [...]

Apps To Give Home Sellers An Advantage

Now that you’ve decluttered, depersonalized and put a fresh coat of paint on your front door, what else can you do to make your home more sellable? One thing you can do is take advantage of all the new applications available for home sellers, buyers and Realtors. I recently received a list of 20 of [...]

10 Big Things Home Sellers Can Control

In my last post I was talking about why home sellers get frustrated… throughout history most people were able to pull up stakes when resources ran low or new opportunities beckoned. Nowadays, however, we’re tied to our properties and unable to move on when we need to.¬† But the good news is we do have [...]

Home Selling Tip: Has Your Home Been Hibernating?

Could you believe it, next month is spring already? I know your house might presently be buried under two feet of snow and it certainly doesn’t feel much like spring… but this is actually a great time to get a jump-start on your spring cleaning efforts. Spring is kick-off season for many home sellers, and [...]

Four Tips For Selling An Ugly House

With so many sellers doing their best to make their homes look showplace perfect, house hunters are getting used to seeing nice-looking homes. But, what do you do if the house you’re selling has seen better days–and you don’t have the time, energy or resources to dress it up? Many people are finding themselves in [...]

Do This One Thing To Help Sell Your House

Happy Thanksgiving week everybody! Hopefully you have a little time off from your usual schedule. This is a great time to find one thing you can do this week that’s completely different than your typical activities. One thing you haven’t done yet that just might help you reach your goal of home selling. You might [...]

Home Selling Tip: Get Another Set of Eyes

Do you have a friend who is completely comfortable telling you what he or she thinks? Someone honest, but nice, who can tell you the truth about anything that might turn off potential buyers? I know this isn’t the most pleasurable activity, but it’s important. Being that you live in your house, it’s more difficult [...]

Home Sellers: Open Those Windows

With the weather getting chillier, our natural tendency is to shut those windows tight and keep in all that warm air. Unfortunately, by doing so, we’re also keeping in all the stale air and aromas that are uniquely our own. Yes, our scents may smell good to us, such as our colognes and simmering stews, [...]

Home Sellers: 10 Ways to Lighten Up

Now that summer’s light is fading, it’s especially important to make sure your home glows with warmth and light. Not only should you lighten up for buyers — you should do it for yourself, to keep your own spirits bright. Here are 10 Ways to Lighten Up: First, the most obvious one: Keep your curtains [...]