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?!! [...]

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 [...]

Home Selling Tip For Comforting Worried Home Buyers

One of the problems of selling a home in today’s slow economy is that many home buyers have this odd look in their eyes when walking through your rooms. Don’t worry, it probably has nothing to do with your decorating skills or color scheme. It has more to do with their own fear and uncertainty. [...]

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 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 Apps We Only Wish We Had

I wrote a post recently about five mobile apps that make home selling easier. These apps help home sellers price their homes competitively, provide smart decorating tips, and even turn the air conditioning on before a home showing appointment. But, really now, frustrated home sellers need a little more hands-on support. So, I came up [...]

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 [...]