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Wonderful home in Monterey. Immaculate 3-2-2 (looks as new as the day built). Sprinklers in front and back. Big beautifully maintained fescue lawn. Large gabled front for curb appeal. His and her master closet. Plenty of storage throughout. New front and back storm doors. Upgraded lighting and faucet fixtures. Seller has washer, dryer, refrigerator, and some furniture that may be available. Located in the fast growing SW area of Lubbock. Contact 806-548-1560 to view Also visit
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Remember the 60-second rule: That's all the time you have to create a winning first impression. Here are some simple to significant ways to maximize your home's appeal.
* Keep the grass cut and remove all yard clutter. * Weed and apply fresh mulch to flower beds. * Apply fresh paint to wooden fences. * Tighten and clean all door handles. * Clean windows inside and out. * Powerwash home's exterior. * Ensure all gutters and downspouts are firmly attached and functioning. * Paint the front door. * Buy a new welcome mat. * Place potted flowers near the front door.
* Evaluate the furniture in each room and remove anything that interrupts "the flow" or makes the room appear smaller. Consider renting a storage unit to move items off-site. * Clean and organize cabinets, closets and bookshelves. * Clean all light fixtures and ceiling fans. * Shampoo carpets. * Remove excessive wall hangings and knick-knacks. * Repair all plumbing leaks, including faucets and drain traps. * Make minor repairs (torn screens, sticking doors, cracked caulking). * Clean or paint walls and ceilings. * Replace worn cabinet and door knobs. * Fix or replace discolored grout. * Replace broken tiles. * Replace worn countertops.
Special details for showings
* Turn on all the lights. * Open all drapes and shutters in the daytime. * Keep pets secured outdoors. * Buy new towels for bathrooms. * Buy new bedding for bedrooms. * Replace old lamps or lampshades. * Play quiet background music. * Light the fireplace or clean out the ashes and light a candelabrum. * Infuse home with a comforting scent, such as apple spice or vanilla. * Set the dining room table for a fancy dinner party. * Vacate the property while it is being shown.
Chad Conn - Lubbock Realtor - Selling Your Home Fast Takes Some Price Consideration. Helping You Reach Your Real Estate Goals. Http://www.mylubbockagent.com/
How to price to sell and still make a profit
The asking price you set for your home significantly affects whether you will profit in the sale, how much you will profit and how long your home will sit on the market. Your real estate agent's knowledge of the overall market and what's selling - or not selling - will be invaluable in helping you determine the price. The objective is to find a price that the market will bear but won't leave money on the table.
Here are some points to consider: Time. Time is not on your side when it comes to real estate. Although many factors influence the outcome, perhaps time is the biggest determinant in whether or not you see a profit and how much you profit. Studies show that the longer a house stays on the market, the less likely it is to sell for the original asking price. Therefore, if your goal is to make money, think about a price that will encourage buyer activity (read: fair market value).
Value vs. Cost. Pricing your home to sell in a timely fashion requires some objectivity. It's important that you not confuse value with cost - in other words, how much you value your home versus what buyers are willing to pay for it. Don't place too much emphasis on home improvements when calculating your price, because buyers may not share your taste. For instance, not everyone wants hardwood floors or granite countertops.
Keep it simple. Because time is of the essence, make it easy for the buyers. Remain flexible on when your agent can schedule showings. Also, avoid putting contingencies on the sale. Though a desirable move-in date makes for a smoother transition between homes, it could cause you to lose the sale altogether.
Be the “SPARK”
Innovation and the Spark of human creativity
Lived in Lubbock for 27 years. I have been involved in local real estate and construction for the better part of my adult life. Very familiar with the Lubbock market. As someone who has built many homes in Lubbock I am very familiar with the cost and values of many areas. I have a beautiful wife who practices Business and Real Estate Law here in Lubbock. I have one daughter.
Attended South Plains College & Texas Tech University (Finance/RE emphasis).
Using technology to make home buying and selling easier. Ultimately finding homes for buyers more quickly, and decreasing the amount of time a sellers home is on the market. A WIN - WIN situation no matter which side you are on.
A home is not a home because of its room dimensions or the color of the walls. It is about how you feel when you walk through the front door. And the way you can instantly envision your life unfolding there.
This is about more than real estate. It is about your life and your dreams.
Different by design
Texas Sky Realty, 806-548-1560, takes a different approach to real estate, one that is built on personal touches, win-win deals and positive results.
Chad Conn utilizes the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to exceed your expectations. More importantly, we listen and that means we find solutions that are tailored to you.
How we can help
Thanks for starting your real estate search with us. This website is full of information for you whether you are looking to buy or sell.
After you have had the chance to review this information, contact me so we can tell you more about how we can help.
We appreciate the opportunity to earn your business.
Attended South Plains College & Texas Tech University (Finance/RE emphasis)
Member of Lubbock Association of Realtors
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.