seller tips: I Know It Hurts, But What You Need or Want from the Sale of Your Home Doesn't Matter - 04/16/10 09:29 AM

It seems like things are getting tougher and tougher in the world of real estate. More and more "for sales" are popping up, interest rates have creeped up a bit, the buyer tax credit is nearing its end, and short sales and foreclosures continue to spatter the inventory. And yet, it is still difficult for some to accept that no one is immune from the rippling effects of these conditions.
Those of us who are in the business of residential real estate sales hear it all the time. "I need to net this amount of money, so I need to … (28 comments)

seller tips: Maybe Those Home Shows Aren't Such a Bad Thing... - 05/08/09 02:09 PM
I have to admit that there have been times when I've wanted to curse some of those home shows so many of us seem to be addicted to. Sometimes they have a way of making it look like selling a home is so easy. They can give the impression that a buyer makes a choice after seeing just three homes. And they have a way of convincing sellers to make every improvement they suggest, regardless of cost.
Sigh...if it were only that easy.
But over the past week, I met with two potential sellers who both said they know what … (6 comments)

seller tips: 5 Easy Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home - 09/23/08 08:53 AM
You don't have to spend an arm and a leg to make your house value go up.
1. A fresh coat of paint on the walls and ceiling will brighten any room costs less than $70.  Make sure to use neutral colors and paint the trim in white for a more polished look.
2. By spending $250 on a home inspection, you will be able to determine what fixes need to be made to your home before you put it on the market.  Since sellers typically ask for $2 off the asking price for every $1 in actual cost to repair or … (2 comments)

 
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Author Bio: Peggy Wester has had her real estate license since 2002. She helps buyers and sellers with the purchase and sale of their residential homes, primarily in Ozaukee and Washington counties.View all Blog Posts By Peggy Wester Blog Google+ Blog and ping Web Promotion


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