Home Showing Advice

Home Selling Tip: Use Your Rooms Right

How you use your home normally might be very different from how you need to display it when it’s on the market. Let’s say you don’t need your dining room, so you’ve turned it into a home office. That might work well for you, but if you keep it looking like an office when you [...]

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 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 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 Advice: 5 Shortcuts to Cleaning Up Before Showings

Oh, there is nothing quite as fun as having to continuously keep your house spotlessly clean just in case a potential buyer comes by – especially when these buyers are few and far between. That’s why the easier it is to keep the house clean, the better. Here are five home selling tips for keeping [...]

Your house isn’t selling? This may be why…

You may have heard multiple times already that there are three main reasons your house isn’t selling: either the price is too high, something is wrong with its appearance or condition, or it isn’t being marketed correctly. Right now I want to talk about the first reason — your house is priced too high. This [...]