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 [...]

A Home Selling Solution Worth Mentioning…

In this blog, I’ve shared a variety of ideas for helping frustrated home sellers, such as considering a temporary or permanent home exchange, renting out a piece of your home, your land or your entire property, and marketing your home using today’s latest technologies. But there’s another possibility I’ve never mentioned… If you’ve been having [...]

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?!! [...]

Trying To Sell a House? Protect Your Home’s Value Through Targeted Upkeep

When you’re trying to sell a house, you’re probably not in the mood to spend time and money on expensive maintenance and repairs. However, it’s a lot like going to the dentist. If you put off checkups and maintenance, because you want to save time, money and pain, you’re taking the chance of lettings small [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]