How to be a Smart Seller

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A new year, a new market! If you’re thinking about selling your home this year, consider these useful tips on how to get the most positive exposure on your listing as well as preventing deal-breaking issues that may come up. First of all, let’s think about what kind of Buyers are looking at your listing Read More

Stage the House with Boughs of Holly! A Dozen Holiday Staging Do’s & Don’ts

While many home stagers (and Realtors!) recommend removing excess clutter from a home on the market, this doesn’t have to strip you of your Christmas spirit! If your home is for sale this holiday season, you may still decorate! However, you should keep it tasteful by following these helpful holiday home staging tips: Do’s Be Read More

Terrible Termites!

I was watching “Flip That House” the other day and on this particular episode, during the renovation, they discovered that the house had horrific damage from wood destroying insects. They ended up reframing the whole area and essentially re-building part of the house just to fix the damage. Of course the “flippers” came out on Read More

Does Your Agent Represent You?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAeprWIOQqQ] If this seems familiar, you need to reconsider. So what does a good buyer’s agent do? A good buyer’s agent will CARE! Communicate A buyer’s agent represents you and your interests, but they can’t read your mind! Be clear to your agent what role you expect them to play in your home purchase. Do Read More

How Do You Take The First Step?

Everyone knows how to look at houses. You may have been looking to get an idea of an area that you are interested in either by driving around or checking out various websites. Maybe you’ve found a neighborhood with a couple houses for sale that is in a great school district, near your job or Read More