selling: 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)

selling: 4 Ways to Tell if You Can Add Value to a Home - 10/29/09 04:18 AM
Learn how to add value to any home with these quick tips: 
Deferred Maintenance: Small repairs and the general neglect of a home can make it appear less appealing than it really is. Don't be detracted by deferred maintenance; instead, perform an inspection to eliminate the risk of serious problems, then use the condition as a negotiation tool.
First Impressions: More than one home has suffered from a bad first impression; overgrown shrubs, faded paint, lack of shutters and stained concrete walkways make any home look tired and dull. Fortunately, first impressions are fast and affordable projects; landscaping, pressure washing and … (0 comments)

selling: How to Show Your Home if You Have a Pet - 10/25/09 03:15 AM
Selling a home with a pet in residence can be a difficult undertaking.
Many home buyers - even those with pets of their own at home - can be put off by yours. 
Pets Can Make Visitors Nervous
No one thinks of their own pet as scary. But even the mildest mannered cat or dog (not to mention snakes or mice!) can make a visitor nervous.
Perhaps the most common response from a home seller about the "threat" posed by their pet is denial: "Buffy is a sweetheart. She won't hurt anyone."
But no owner can be certain of how a … (6 comments)

 
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