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Sellers, don't waste money on a commission bonus. Do this instead!
Should I or should I not offer a commission bonus to the buyer's agent when selling my Silver Spring, MD home? That is a question & discussion that pops up regularly. My answer is:
Sellers, don't waste your money on a commission bonus. Do this [pick one] instead!
Hire a professional organizer before you list to help you purge and organize your belongings as well as your home. Not only will it make your move easier, it will also show your home better.
Hire a professional stager. Staging turns a house into a home and helps buyers envision how to use a space and get the warm and fuzzies.
Replace that old and worn-out carpet.
Replace your (outdated) appliances.
Spruce up your bathrooms, new paint & fixtures alone can make a big difference.
Improve your curb appeal, you simply can't have too much of it.
Create an outdoor living area in your back-yard.
Catch up on regular maintenance items.
Have a pre-listing home inspection.
Hire the best REALTOR®. Hiring the agent who is quick to offer you a discount may seem like a financial savvy decision. At first. But consider that seasoned agents with a track record know their worth. The combination of experience, ... more
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