How Sellers Benefit from a Home Inspection- According to the National Association of Realtors, there are a few major issues that can affect the sale of your home and they are typically uncovered in a home inspection. This is why some sellers choose to order their own inspection before they put their home on the market. A home inspection can cost between… Read More »
How To Prepare Your Home For Selling- Many homeowners worry about preparing their house to put it on the market. It can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start and what to focus on. Sometimes just looking at all the “stuff” you have collected in the basement, garage, or attic is enough to make a homeowner want to postpone listing… Read More »
Closing Costs For Sellers- If you are a first-time home seller, you may wonder what your closing costs will be and what is expected of you during this part of the real estate transaction. Being a home seller is very different than being the buyer when it comes time to close. From the amount of paperwork you will sign,… Read More »
Why a CMA Matters – Overpricing Can Impact Good Offers- More is not always better, especially when it comes to the listing price of a house. Pricing a home far above it’s true market value can produce the opposite of what you intend with this strategy. In fact, it may prevent buyers from placing an offer. Some sellers believe that buyers will offer more to… Read More »
The Best Time of Year to List Your Home- When is the best time to list your home for sale? April through July typically exceeds all the other times of the year when it comes to new listings and home sales. But, there are several benefits to each of the four seasons of the year when it comes to listing your home and successfully… Read More »
Getting Your House Ready to Sell- I routinely present programs for sellers in libraries, senior centers, etc., with a few of my colleagues, an inspector and an interior design specialist, on steps to undertake when you are thinking of selling your house. Upcoming programs will be listed in this section. If you can’t wait for the next one, please give me… Read More »
Repairs and Renovations – How Much Return can You Receive on Your Investment?- When thinking about selling a home, homeowners often consider whether or not a major upgrade should be done to increase the salability of the home. Although repairs and renovations should definitely shorten the time a home is on the market and help sellers get a better price, owners should realize that very rarely will they… Read More »
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