Home Selling

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Whether your home has been on the market for months or you’re just putting it on now, there are definitely some great things you can do to spruce it up for the holidays. This may seem like a lot of work and perhaps unnecessary, but it has been proven to pay off in the long run. Not only will it add a festive touch to your home, but it will help buyers picture themselves living in the home and having holidays there.

So here are five easy tips to decorating your house on the market during the holidays. Follow any or all of them and experience great success in selling your home this holiday season.

1. Deck the halls! (Tastefully)
While decorations can be a wonderful add-on to a home during the holiday season, do not go overboard with it. A house with

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So, you’re thinking about selling your home. You have debated it off and on for a while and you have finally made the decision. First step? Finding the right real estate agent to do the job.


Although it may seem a bit daunting initially, here are 5 easy steps to guide you through finding the perfect agent for you:

1. Do Your Research

Request a list of what properties the agents have listed and sold in the past year. Look at the areas that are near your house and compare and contrast. See what the asking price was, what the property ended up selling for, and how long the property was on the market, etc. Reach out to the owners and ask if they had anything specific to say about the agent to help you with

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If you’re wanting to sell your house there are a few things that you can do to sell it quickly and for the best price. The best houses are staged properly and have the right little touches to make the house feel like a home. These tips are easy and help the buyer see the beauty that your house has to offer.

The first step is to clean the house as best as possible. Clean areas that you never knew need to clean! You want the house to be sparkling inside and out! This includes decluttering and taking any personal ideas out of the house. Buyers should be able to imagine themselves in the house. Finish the home repair to do list, so buyers can focus on the house not the problems with it. Clean out and reorganize the closets and cabinets. Buyers are nosey

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Selling a house can be a difficult thing to achieve.  The last thing you want to happen after finding a home you want to move into, is not being able to sell the one you have on the market.  In order to avoid any inconveniences as such, there are several steps one can take.

1.The first step to doing this is disassociating yourself with your house  

By disassociating yourself with your house, you will be able to get rid of an owner's mentality, and become capable of making wise decisions when staging the house. The simplest way to stage your house is to get rid of all the clutter.  By ridding yourself of the clutter, you are able to show the full amount of square footage your house actually has; clutter hides your house's real size and makes

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So you decided to hire an agent to list your home, what next? Often sellers are unsure of their role in this process and don’t know what to expect in regards to their responsibilities. Below, we’ll discuss what you should expect your role to be as the client.

Preparing Your Home

Even though your realtor can provide you with tips to better the appearance of your home, it is ultimately your responsibility to make sure it is in top condition. This includes making sure all areas of the home are thoroughly cleaned and decluttered, even your junk closet! It is also your responsibility as the client to keep the home odor-free, and remove any personal items to allow buyers to envision themselves in the space.  

Keeping it Available

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Selling your home can be tricky, but reading these mistakes from past sellers can help you in your process of selling your home and making the process easier. Hopefully you will learn from these tips and get your house off the market!

 

An Overpriced Home

Price is a huge factor in selling your home and if your home is overpriced, not matter what; a buyer will not be interested. So, make sure you sit down with your agent and know what price market your home is in!

Showing Availability

It is key to selling your home that you home is ready to show at any time. Have your home ready at any moment to show to a potential buyer because if you are not ready they can find something else instead of looking at your home.

Cluttered Space

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When putting your house on the market, there is a checklist of things to do in preparation. However, there are small things that people forget to do that can make or break a deal. Don't worry, we've got you covered with 4 tips and tricks that will help your home sell on the market. 

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Hide Wires in your Home:

This simple fix will make your home look bigger and less cluttered. No buyer wants to see unsightly wires all over the place when they come to visit.

Ways to do this:

Use binder clips even paper towel rolls to keep cords together, then use a light adhesive to hide behind a desk or entertainment stand.

Clean the small things:

These are the things we see everyday and never notice are truly dirty. Baseboards,Windows and

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When you first drive by a home one of the first things you will notice is the landscape. It can either be an appealing pro or a deafening con for the home. That is why it is necessary to have an attractive looking landscape, because it helps develop that first impression a person places on a home. A study done by a horticulturalist at Virginia Tech, found that a “well-landscaped home” had an advantage of making between $16,500 - $38,100 in value on a $300,000 home compared to a home that had no landscaping.


Avoid Having a Neglected Landscape

You never want to be known as that home that has a jungle growing in their front yard or desert where tumbleweeds roll away from. If you think you're known as “that home” on your street

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If you’re not already familiar with the term home staging, it is the art of presentation when selling your home. Many wonder if it’s worth the extra time and effort to stage a home for sale and below we’ll discuss why it’s an important step in the home selling process.

Goals:

The goal for staging a home is to make it appealing to the highest number of buyers. This can be overlooked by the sellers and even some agents during the home selling process and greatly hurt the chances of receiving the offer a seller is searching for. First impressions begin to formulate when a potential buyer pulls up to the house; landscaping, house color and overall tidiness of a property’s exterior can be a turn off

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Whether your home is 50 years old or 10 years old, there are always ways to spruce it up for the home market.

By following these helpful tips, you can make your home appear newer and bigger with just a few simple changes.

Put those family photos away

Potential buyers want to feel like your home could become theirs; however, when they see pictures of your family it can make that hard to imagine.

Remove and hide excess cords or wires

Decluttering is the key word. By hiding little things such as wires or cords, it can make the room seem cleaner and more organized.

Re-caulk the bathtub

This is the perfect tip for homes that might not have the newest tubs or showers. Having a re-caulked bathtub makes the bathroom appear as if it had a

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