selling tips: Get your house ready to sparkle, shine, & SELL! Part III- Kitchens - 08/05/08 09:28 AM
 Kitchens have always been a selling point for home buyers and are likely to make or break a deal.  Buyers want to see an updated kitchen that they can envision themselves preparing meals like gourmet chefs.  It is important to note that kitchen upgrades will bring you the biggest return for your money.  Here's a few to get you started:
• First and Foremost, Make sure your kitchen is immaculate.  The kitchen is the last place a home buyer wants to see a dead bug in the light fixture or grimy grout on the tile. 
• Update your cabinets!  Paint … (0 comments)

selling tips: Get your house ready to sparkle, shine, & SELL! Part II- Bathrooms - 07/14/08 08:59 AM
 More and more bathrooms are becoming a major selling point in homes.  Home buyers are more than likely to  pass on a home with a pink sink, floor to ceiling flowery wallpaper, and out-dated tile for a home down the street with bathrooms that give them a spa feeling.  How do you achieve this while making your money back (and then some)?...
• First give your bathroom(s) a major cleaning!  Simple things like dirty grout can turn a buyer away.  Dirty/Moldy grout solution?  Bleach and water. 
• Tubs still dirty?  LaPorta of HGTV's Designed to Sell says "Tub refinishing … (2 comments)

selling tips: 3 Real Estate Selling Myths - 07/11/08 09:46 AM

Myth #1:  You should always price your home high and negotiate down.Truth:  An entire blog series could be written on pricing (Now that I say it, I may take that as a challenge) First things first, If you list too high, you'll miss out on buyers looking in the price range where your home should be. 

Forget receiving offers, if your home is overpriced some buyers may be scared off from even looking at it.  The first 30 days is what I call the "window of opportunity", this is when you will receive the most attention from the real … (9 comments)

selling tips: Get your house ready to sparkle, shine, & SELL! Part I- Curb Appeal - 07/07/08 08:21 AM
Curb Appeal
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 You must make a good first impression or some buyers may not even step inside! Take as much time as possible to update the outside of your home with the following tips...
Edge, Cut, and Water the lawn
Weed lawns and flowerbeds adding red mulch around trees or certain flowerbeds to liven things up and add more color Check the doors and windows for peeling paint and then touch-up Apply a fresh coat of paint to the front door as it's the first thing your future home buyer will touch! Clean those gutters! Are … (1 comments)

Toni House, Realtor, Baton Rouge Real Estate Expert (Keller Williams Realty- Red Stick Partners)

Toni House

Realtor, Baton Rouge Real Estate Expert

Baton Rouge, LA

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