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home selling tips: Home Sellers STOP...LOOK...LISTEN!!! - 09/22/12 06:54 AM
Home Sellers STOP...LOOK...LISTEN!!! Or should I say "Warning, Warning Will Robinson" to home sellers in St Charles County MO? The more things change the more they seem to stay the same. Whether we are in a "DOWN" market or a "BOOM" market, no I am not talking about Wall Street, in real estate it seems that we talk about some of the same issues. Home sellers, when it come to HOME BUYERS they all pretty much look for the same things. So it would be to your advantage if you would STOP..LOOK & Listen to what they are saying. Here are 5, in (10 comments)
How To Get Your Home Market Ready--In Any Season Here we are already at the end of the 3rd quarter of the year, moving extremely fast toward the cooler/colder time of the year. You may be asking yourself "Should I put my home on the market Now or Wait?" There is so much to be said about this time of the year that lends itself to selling your home, for example, all of the different smell of fresh baked pies and desserts, all of the different holiday decorations, etc. The buyers are serious and there is less inventory to (10 comments)
home selling tips: A Warning To All Home Sellers…….. - 03/19/11 08:58 PM
A Warning To All Home Sellers……..As the Spring home selling season begins to move in let me offer this up to you. Just like in the days of old when coming to a railroad crossing there was a sign a sign that read “Stop….Look….Listen”. It was a warning that there is a possible danger ahead and you needed to heed the sign and the possible danger.Just like that sign with the flashing red lights when a train was approaching is a warning; we can use the same analogy when it comes time to list your home for sale in the current (14 comments)
home selling tips: O Fallon MO Home Sellers Do You REALLY Know What Buyers Notice…. - 02/11/11 08:35 PM
O Fallon MO Home Sellers Do You REALLY Know What Buyers Notice…. ……….After they drive up in front of your home? Yesterday I wrote a post about the curb appeal of your home. This post will assist you with getting your home ready for sale and getting an offer that is acceptable and help you move to your next level of home ownership. Buyers are more educated today than they have ever been. They look online at home after home and choose from the pictures they see. So this will help you improve your standing both in pictures and in person. (3 comments)
home selling tips: O Fallon MO I know it is still Winter but, are you Mr. Seller thinking about the Spring buying season? - 02/10/11 01:24 PM
That’s right O Fallon MO home sellers, right NOW while it is still Winter, is the time to for you to be thinking about the Spring buying season. Your O Fallon MO home has gone through all the snow and ice and everything else that Mother Nature had to throw at it. So, as the temps start to go up in OFallon MO, it is time to walk around the exterior of your home to make sure things are still in the same place and in the same condition as they were before the winter weather set in.With that in mind (6 comments)
home selling tips: Are You A SERIOUS OFallon MO Home Seller? - 02/05/11 06:55 AM
Are You A SERIOUS OFallon MO Home Seller?Then this is the information you have been looking for! But only if you want “Top Dollar, Timely Sale and No Hassles”…..In today’s real estate market you need to be aggressive and ready to compete and win against your competition, the other sellers that are on the market right now.If you are looking for…… 1. Top Dollar 2. A Timely Sale 3. No Hassles Like: Keeping your house clean and tidy for days, weeks or month Numerous interruptions in your life for “showing appointments”
……... Just follow the steps below:
home selling tips: Caution OFallon MO Home Sellers There Are People That You Should Avoid……….. - 02/04/11 05:15 AM
Caution OFallon MO Home Sellers There Are People That You Should Avoid………..OFallon MO home sellers there ARE people that you should avoid when selling your home.This is my TOP 10 list of people whose advice you should avoid when selling your home in OFallon MO.Avoid people who:1. Don’t know YOUR marketplace. You know the ones that are out of state or outside of your market area.2. Haven’t taken time to thoroughly inspect YOUR property.3. Don’t know your circumstances in DETAIL……goals, timetable, motivation, etc.4. Like or love you but don’t approach your situation objectively or knowledgeably.5. Will tell you what you want (8 comments)
Via Debe Maxwell - Search Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte NC Neighborhoods (Helen Adams Realty): Homes Are Alot Like People... ...TLC, a healthy diet and even a little surgery may be required! As a former nurse, I have come to learn the commonalities that Charlotte real estate shares with patients--they really do have a lot in common. No anesthesia is required for the treatments necessary to remedy the home aging process though! As homeowners, however, we may (3 comments)
Via Leesa L. Finley, REALTOR®/RE Strategist Wake Forest NC Real Estate and Area Info (Circa Properties - Your Wake Forest NC Homes Specialist): "Don't Judge A Book By It's Cover" Does NOT Apply to Homes For Sale In Wake Forest NC! Whether you are thinking of selling your home in Wake Forest NC or your home is currently "on the market", Curb Appeal is one of the most important areas (5 comments)
home selling tips: So, you are selling your OFallon Missouri home…….8 Things Buyers WILL Notice - 03/11/10 06:43 PM
So, you are selling you OFallon Missouri home……. As I was reading through some old flyers for home sellers in OFallon MO the other day, I came across 8 interior items that buyers will be noticing when they come into your home. There will be many things that they will look at but, these are some of the more important things that they will be taking notice of. 1. Buyers take special notice of light and bright homes. So you may want to purchase some high intensity light bulbs and be sure to clean all light shades and covers. Don’t forget (9 comments)
home selling tips: Thinking About Doing A Little Fixing-Up Before Listing Your Home? - 04/25/09 10:23 PM
Thinking About Doing A Little Fixing-Up Before Listing Your Home? Just about all sellers before listing their O Fallon MO home think about doing some fixing up. They think about doing everything from doing some painting to finishing the lower level to installing vinyl siding. But is it always necessary to do a lot of fixin' up before listing your home for sale? So whether you are a For Sale By Owner or you are listing your home with REALTOR® here are some simple guidelines to follow if you are thinking about doing some home improvements: Cost doesn't equal value. If (20 comments)
home selling tips: Are You In Shape To Purchase Your Next Home? - 04/23/09 09:46 AM
Are You In Shape To Purchase Your Next Home? You have lived in your O Fallon MO home now for awhile and are ready to go to your "next" level in a home. This could be a larger home because your family is growing and your home is not, or your family has grown up and move away and now you need something smaller. I call both of these scenarios "Right Sizing". Either way you have a home to sell before you are able to buy your next home and you are wondering just how to handle this situation that you (12 comments)
home selling tips: Why Is It Important To Price My Home Right From The Start? - 04/18/09 09:40 PM
Why Is It Important To Price My Home Right From The Start? If you have been following my posts you will know that I feel that it is important to properly price you home from the beginning of the listing. To wait and adjust the price after 15 or 30 days you have lost valuable time and possible buyers. That being said here are 5 good reasons to price your home correctly in the beginning: Your home is most likely to sell for top dollar when it is fresh to the market. Buyers buy after the shop around. Buyers are in (14 comments)
home selling tips: Value and What Every Seller Should Remember… - 04/18/09 09:10 AM
Value and What Every Seller Should Remember... As a home seller you want to place your home on the market and have it sold as quickly as possible. We as your REALTOR® want the same thing but, there are just a couple of things about value that you may want to know as you begin the selling process. So, here are a few ideas to help you in the home selling process. DEMAND - Just like beauty, demand is in the eye of the beholder. It varies from person to person. The demand for a particular piece of real estate changes (2 comments)
home selling tips: Home Sellers Is The Interior Of Your Home Ready For the Spring Home Buying Season? - 02/14/09 09:19 PM
Home Sellers Is The Interior Of Your Home Ready For the Spring Home Buying Season? I have just finished a blog post talking about the exterior of the sellers' home. As the weather begins to warm there are more buyers driving around looking for the perfect home in the perfect area, or as close as they can get to either of these. So now you have done everything that you can to improve the "curb appeal" of your home and all is sparkling outside BUT what about the interior. Once the buyer walks thru your front door what will they find? (12 comments)
home selling tips: Sellers are you ready for the Spring home buyers in O Fallon MO? - 02/14/09 05:53 PM
Sellers are you ready for the Spring home buyers in O Fallon MO? It doesn't matter if you are selling a home in O Fallon Missouri or Fairbanks, Alaska. When Spring is here so are the buyers and they are all doing the same thing. They are searching online for a home and then they will drive by the homes that have caught their eye online. So is the exterior of your home eye candy or something less than? I am not sure when Spring comes to Fairbanks but I do know that Spring will be here in O Fallon Missouri (2 comments)
home selling tips: I really LOVE junk food - 01/31/09 10:22 AM
I really LOVE junk food And I would bet that you do too. Just the thought of reaching into a big bag of potato chips or picking up that jumbo burger piled high with cheese and the juice running down your arm. And what do you have sitting right next to the burger? A huge pile of fries and a nice frosty cold glass of your favorite beer! Now you're talking, move over momma daddy is coming to the table. This may not be a good healthy meal but boy it sure tastes good, doesn't it? Sometimes, in getting ready to (49 comments)
Don Rogers REALTOR®, Broker, CDPE, GRI O'Fallon MO & St Charles County MO homes
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