Category Archives: Tips For Selling a Home

Turning your family home into a model home…

When selling your home, don’t forget about curb appeal! When buyers look at your home the first impression is a major factor on whether you’ll get an offer or not. Check out this video… HOME STAGING TIPS: [catlist name=home-staging-tips]

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What You Can Do to Help Drive the Sale of Your Home

There is much that is dependent on the sale of a home. The economy and the time of year are important factors. Luck can often have a major role when you ask yourself why your neighbor’s home, almost identical to your own, sold in just a few days while your’s has been sitting idle for […]

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Why isn’t your home selling as fast as you think it should?

There is a pretty short list of reasons that most slow-to-sell homes lag on the market. You’ve probably heard at least a couple of them before, maybe even from your real estate agent. But sometimes hearing things a few times, from different people and at the right moment in time can cause the shift in […]

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Common Mistakes Home Sellers Make

Have you ever said something in the heat of the moment, then wished for weeks later you could reel those words back in?  Truth is, all of us commit emotion-driven mistakes in some areas of our lives.  But when it comes to selling your home – read: cashing out your most valuable asset – the […]

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Top Ten House Staging Tips to Help You get More for your Home When You Sell it.

Thinking about selling your house?  Taking a bit of extra time to consider the following suggestions can definitely help make a better first impression and help your home stand out from the others. Here’s the top 10 home staging suggestions, as recommended by professional home stagers: 1. Keep it clean Look at your home as […]

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Does the quality of photographs matter when trying to sell your home?

I find it interesting that so many Realtors don’t place a priority on the promotional materials used to feature the homes they are trying to sell. Especially considering that most home buyers are now being introduced to the home for the first time online – you’d think that quality photographs would be essential. When poor […]

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When is the best time to sell your home?

If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, you might be waiting until the “market is right”. After all, if the local market suddenly booms, your property will likely sell for a higher price. That may be true. However, there are other factors to consider in your decision to list.For example, will you be buying a new home […]

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Questions to ask before hiring a property inspector

Hiring the right home inspector is important. After all, you want the inspection to leave no stone unturned when determining the condition of the house you are considering purchasing. Unfortunately, the professionalism and range of services vary widely in the home inspection industry. So it pays to ask the right questions before you choose. Here […]

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Boosting Curb Appeal – a little goes a long way

“Curb appeal”. You’ve probably heard that term used before. It refers to how valuable and enticing your house looks from the outside, typically from the perspective of a potential buyer “standing on the curb”. Many people focus on preparing the inside of their house for sale, and neglect preparing the outside.This is a mistake. Studies […]

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Ten Ways to Get the Best of Winter When Selling Your Home

If your home will be for sale this winter, it is important to master certain seasonal issues that are less significant or even non-existent at other times of the year. Here are 10 bits of sage advice from RE/MAX agents that can help put a “Sold” sticker on that yard sign. Let Those Lights Shine: […]

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What A Listing Entails

Are you thinking of selling your home? If so, you will need professional help to ensure your home gets maximum exposure and is properly marketed. You will want to enlist the services of a REALTOR to make sure you achieve your goal. The listing is the beginning of a selling process that includes a well-thought-out […]

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Does It Make Sense To Use A Realtor?

If you have been thinking about selling your home, perhaps you have been toying with the idea of trying to sell it yourself to save paying a commission to a REALTOR. However, when you consider the amount of time needed to market your home along with the costs of advertising and other incidentals, you may […]

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Subtle Ailments Can Turn Away Prospective Buyers

Things like unkempt yards and ugly wallpaper are obvious turnoffs, but there are other things that can jinx a sale. Before hammering a For Sale sign into the front lawn, most sellers rectify major deterrents including faded paint, broken windows and messy yards. Unfortunately, real estate agents say many miss a handful of less obvious […]

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Selling Your Home – Doing It Yourself!!

Your home has been cleaned, freshly painted and you are ready to put it on the market. Could you sell it by yourself? No doubt you could, but when you consider all aspects of the selling process, chances are you will choose to use the services of a REALTOR – a licensed, trained professional who […]

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Reviewing An Offer To Purchase

If you have ever sold a home before, you know there is a lot more to an offer to purchase than merely the price the buyer is willing to pay. Other important factors that must be weighed carefully include a suitable closing date, financing, conditions and items which are to be included in the sale. […]

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