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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Frustrated Home Sellers: If Your House Could Talk

With so many people trying to sell a house these days, Realtors and home sellers are looking for that usual edge to stand out from the crowd. Each home is yelling out, or perhaps by now, barking hoarsely, “Pick me! Pick me!” Interestingly enough, there are two new talky technologies that can make your house [...]

Home Selling Tip: Who’s Buying Now?

Do you know who’s most like to buy your house? The National Association of Home Builders in partnership with Builder Magazine recently held a seminar discussing who today’s home buyers are and what they’re looking for in a property. In this seminar they listed a number of trends and buying preferences based on a survey [...]

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 [...]

Five Traits of a Winning Home Seller

Yes, the housing market is slow, fewer people are buying and loans are harder to get – but some lucky people are still selling homes. How are they doing it? These lucky home sellers have cultivated five traits that increase their chance of finding a buyer. Ultimately, it boils down to making your home as [...]

Home Selling Tip: Focus on Buyer Descriptions

One way to get buyers to your front door who would specifically be interested in your home is to craft a sales message that would appeal directly to that group. For example, if your home is the perfect place for young couples just starting out, your sales description should emphasize features such as a secure [...]