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How To Get The Most Money When You Sell Your Home

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Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are three keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW  This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s look at this concept for a moment. Many …

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7 Things Home Sellers May Forget to Do

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When you’re selling a home there’s so much to do: find a Realtor, do touch-ups, get that balky air conditioner fixed, look into staging… It’s no wonder that sometimes things fall between the cracks. Big things. (We’re not pointing fingers, promise!) Here’s a list of things sellers often forget. We promise you, these tasks are well worth the time it …

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Staging Your Home On Your Own

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When it’s time to sell your home, the question of how to present or “stage” the rooms is an important one. Staging helps sell homes. Yet most people live with their personality in every room. Inherited furniture, favorite artworks, and a lifetime of collected items make the space their own. While decluttering is one of the first things a Realtor …

Selling a Home When You Have Pets

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Your pets are your family, and much like children who have to be coached through the process of selling a home, your animal companions may need  a little help getting through this time. Your pets can also impact the sale of your home, and there are steps you can take to mitigate any negative impact. Make Time and Space for Your Buyers From the …

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What Do You Need to Fix to Sell Your House?

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Getting a home ready to put on the market can feel overwhelming, particularly if you’re comparing your home to the ones you see on house flipping shows. Is it really necessary to do a complete remodel and full-on staging in order to sell? Do you need to upgrade or fix everything? The answer is no, and in fact, some repairs …

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Selling a Home in Autumn

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Selling a home in Autumn sounds sacriligious in the eyes of popular opinion. According to most standard guides to selling your home, after Labor Day is the house listing expiration date. Everyone is encouraged to make improvements to their home, strategize, and wait out the holidays and winter until better selling times are upon them. The problem is that this …

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Decluttering For Sale Success

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Decluttering is among the best things you can do to improve photos of your home and the buyer’s perception of the property. Besides keeping things clean, having less clutter has the benefit of influencing a buyer’s perception of how they themselves view the house. This is by allowing them full view of the space, and  allowing them to see an …

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How To Choose An Estate Sale Company

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We had recently discussed methods of choosing if a garage sale, an estate sale, or an auction would be the best method of downsizing for homeowners. In today’s article, we’re going to build on that and discuss estate sale companies in detail. Keep in mind that there will be some variation in practices from place to place, but that a …

5 Tips to Prepare your Home for Sale

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The Market is Hot for Sellers! Get your Home Ready to Hit the Market with These 5 Home Selling Tips Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Take note of these home selling tips because unless your home shines, you may endure showing after showing and …

Spring Curb Appeal Tips

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Make a Good First Impression with Winning Curb Appeal! How to Beautify your Home’s Exterior this Spring Whether you’re prepping your home to be sold or not, curb appeal matters. Curb appeal is all about first impressions. You may have a beautiful home on the inside, but if it doesn’t look attractive when people pull up, it immediately loses appeal. …