Home Showing Advice

Quick, Fun Home Selling Uplifts

Your house may already be attractive, well-located and in pretty good shape… or then again, maybe it could use a little help.┬áIn either case, if you want to increase the chance of your home becoming the center of a bidding war, or selling faster than you may have expected, here are five quick tips for [...]

Powerful Home Selling “For Sale” Signs

The first thing that grabs house hunters’ attention is the “For Sale” sign as they drive by a property. It can be as basic as a bright red “FOR SALE” sign on a stick — or as artful as a multi-color realty banner swinging on a crafted post. To make these signs even more alluring [...]

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 Sellers With Extreme Taste

One of our dear blog readers who sold her home recently wrote to share a quirky home selling issue: Some of the houses she and her family toured before finally buying their next home, looked great from the outside, but once inside, they were bowled over by the home seller’s, let’s call it, extreme taste. [...]

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 Tip: How To Declutter — When You Hate Doing It

Let’s say you want to sell your house soon and you know you’re supposed to “declutter” it. Every piece of home selling advice out there says you need to do this — but you’re really not looking forward to the boring, tedious work involved. Maybe you’re the type who’d prefer having a plate full of [...]

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: Should I Change Realtors or Not?

A question many frustrated home sellers ask is whether they should switch real estate agents or not. Out of desperation, many sellers want to switch agents, hoping that will help them sell their homes faster. If an agent isn’t putting forth the effort and is not responsive to your communications, that’s understandable. However, that might [...]