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Ten Tips to Prepare Your Home for Picture-Perfect Listing Photos

Ten Tips to Prepare Your Home for Picture-Perfect Listing Photos

Recently, we gave you a down and dirty guide to fixing up some filthy places in your home. But, when you’re listing a home for sale, your efforts have got to be a little more far-reaching than even those nooks and crannies. Decluttering and deep cleaning go without saying; but, to give your home that picture-perfect appeal – you know, the kind you see in magazines and on your favorite

Treat-worthy Tips for Selling Your Home When You Have Pets

Treat-worthy Tips for Selling Your Home When You Have Pets

The nation recently celebrated National Puppy Day. If you’re not familiar with the holiday, just think back to that one day last week when your social media feeds were flooded with photos of canine candids. Of course, we are partial to our furry, four-legged family members; but, we also know that not everyone is an animal lover. So, when you’re selling a home and you’ve got do

Three Tips to Ease Stress When Selling a Home During a Divorce

Three Tips to Ease Stress When Selling a Home During a Divorce

As if selling a home is not already a stressful situation, some people must go through the process at the same time they also are going through a divorce. In addition to potentially heated discussions about who should get what belongings and who should have custody of children and pets, couples that are divorcing also must decide what to do with the home that they have built memories in and shared

Ready to Sell Your Home? Consider These Three Things First!

Ready to Sell Your Home? Consider These Three Things First!

For many homeowners, gone are the days of settling into one home for the long haul. Instead, today’s homeowners upsize, downsize and relocate to adapt to life’s changing needs. But, making the decision to uproot and sell one home in order to find and move into a new home is never easy. Unfortunately, there may be no tell-tale signs that it is time to sell. Instead, deciding to sell

Five Tips for a Successful Home Sale in 2017!

Five Tips for a Successful Home Sale in 2017!

The New Year is upon us and for some homeowners resolving to sell their homes in 2017 is on their to-do list. Much like all that is involved in planning for holiday festivities, there is quite a bit to do to prepare for listing a home in today’s real estate market. If you’re looking to list your home in 2017, here are five things you should start doing now: 1. Clean and Declutter

“Is It Over Yet?” and Other Thoughts You’ll Have When Selling

“Is It Over Yet?” and Other Thoughts You’ll Have When Selling

The election is over and if you’ve stepped into any retail store post-Halloween, you may think that the holidays already have arrived. So, while political thoughts have ended and a few holly jolly thoughts may be floating through your mind at the moment, if your home is on the market or you’re preparing to sell your home as we enter the holiday season, your mind is probably being flood

Home Staging: Bright Ways to Bring Fall into Your Sale

Home Staging: Bright Ways to Bring Fall into Your Sale

It pretty much goes without saying that fall is a great time to sell a home. But, did you know that this crisp, cool season also offers an excellent opportunity for sellers to capitalize on some of fall’s bright colors and warm scents to bring in prospective buyers? Here are a few tips for sellers who want to highlight the season in their homes this fall: 1. Start Outside There may

What is My Home Worth? Five Factors to Figure!

What is My Home Worth? Five Factors to Figure!

Maybe you’re thinking about selling your home; maybe you’ve heard that interest rates are low and you think that now might be a good time to refinance; maybe you’re simply curious about your home’s worth. All of these are great reasons to take a closer look at your home’s value. But, how can you do that? Actually, there are a number of ways to estimate your home&rs

Sellers, Here’s the Dirt on 10 Things Buyers Don’t Want to See

Sellers, Here’s the Dirt on 10 Things Buyers Don’t Want to See

So, you’ve hired a real estate agent and listed your home for sale; you’re confident you set the right price and have properly marketed the home to targeted buyers; you’ve even got some showings scheduled. You’re on your way to making a sale, right? Well, hopefully. Even if you’ve got those preliminary sales steps in place, you may still be turning off home buyers

Tackling Roles: What Real Estate Agents Do for Buyers & Sellers

Tackling Roles: What Real Estate Agents Do for Buyers & Sellers

In the spirit of the fall football season, today we’re taking a few pages out of the playbooks of two opposing teams that come from the real estate industry. Yep, you guessed it; we’re talking about home buyers and home sellers. Since both teams obviously are working toward different outcomes, their coaches – you know, their real estate agents – must call vastly differen