seller: Tips to Help Sell Your Home in a Slow Market - 11/02/09 03:33 AM
Selling a home in a down market takes more planning and preparation but with a little know-how it's still possible to get a great response with these quick tips:
Price Matters
Without a doubt, the most important consideration is to price the house right...especially if you want a quick sale. When the market was red-hot homes sold fast so it is easy to forget that historically homes are on the market an average of six months before selling. Be realistic and work with your agent to price right.
Staging & Updating
Make sure your home looks its best by updating paint, … (2 comments)

seller: Remodel or Buy? Which Is Right for You? - 10/19/09 02:35 AM
The decision of whether to remodel an existing home or buy another one has become more difficult because of the price of real estate declining across much of the nation.
A few years ago, the benefits of remodeling were quite simple due to the cost savings. Today it isn't as straightforward.
The following are some things to think about when deciding whether to remodel or purchase a new property:
Lifestyle: Does your home continue to reflect your lifestyle? Experts agree the home should reflect anticipated lifestyle changes for the next five to seven years. If not, it might be a good … (0 comments)

seller: 7 Things that Will Stop Your House Selling - 10/15/09 03:06 PM
Poor curb appeal
Buyers won't even go inside if the outside of the house looks unappealing. So clean up your front yard by tidying plants and pulling up weeds. Make sure the outside of your home looks well cared-for by painting the trim, mowing the lawn and placing attractive potted plants by the door.
Unpleasant odors
You may not even notice bad odors, but buyers surely will. Smoking and pets are the prime causes, so smoke outside while you are selling your house and consider what to do with your animals. Allow the house to air out thoroughly before viewings - … (2 comments)

 
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