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 The world of real estate has gotten more complex with the entrance into the market of what the industry is calling "Ibuyers".  Some sellers wonder if they should sell their house quickly for cash. These are companies that will buy your house for cash. These companies have different approaches, b...
When selling a house, there are many mistakes we often see sellers making.  Here are 15 mistakes sellers make when selling a house. Selling a house is usually a very emotional experience for homeowners, especially when they have lived in the house for a while.  It can be difficult to sell the hou...
When it is time to sell a house, sellers often think of friends and family who are real estate agents, and there are usually many.  As a Real estate agent, we often say that if someone doesn't have a friend who is a real estate agent, then they don't have enough friends! Before using a relative t...
Homeowners often ask when is the best time of year to sell a house.  While we do see more houses on the market in the spring, the real question is why are you selling?Sellers who are facing a job transfer, have financial challenges, need to move closer to family, etc. may not have a chance to act...
We know buyers typically get a home inspection but does a seller need to get a home inspection also? The short answer is yes.  A seller may think the house is in great shape, and it may be.  However, when was the last time you had the roof checked, crawled through the attic? Since you know the bu...
When it is time to sell your house you may be able to take the dog and cat to a friends or relatives house for the duration, but not your kids. What are you to do to keep your house in showing condition until you have an offer? Life continues as kids eat snacks, run fingers along the walls, leave...
When it is time to move, know your moving timeline and these 13 things to minimize the stress on you and your family.Home sellers need to start thinking about their move long before they even put their property on the market!  Yes, once the decision is made to sell your home, you need to decide w...
When it is time to sell your home, the first view of your home buyers will have will be the front of your house.  This is what we call Curb Appeal.  As buyers pull up to the front of your house, what do they see?  As first impressions are important, this is your chance to make a great first impre...
How to Stage a Kitchen to Sell A House   When buyers are looking at a home, the kitchen is a key focus.  We all spend time in our kitchens and it is often the gathering place for family and guests.  What to buyers notice first?  They notice the size of the kitchen and the layout. They focus on th...
Why is a master bedroom a major selling feature in a home?  Because buyers are buying the dream.  All buyers want a roomy master bedroom in neutral and tranquil colors. No one wants to see clutter and odd furniture.  Buyers want to see a welcoming room like one might see in a hotel.   After a kit...

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