Sellers Resources

  27 Home Selling Tips

Discover how to protect and capitalize on your most important investment

  Common Selling Mistakes

Every seller obviously wants to get the most money for his or her product. Ironically, the best way to do this is NOT to list your product at an excessively high price! A high listing price will cause some prospective buyers to lose interest before even seeing your property.

  Eight weeks prior to moving day

Call for estimates from three professional movers or truck rental companies depending on your choice. Draw a floor plan of your new home for furniture and appliance placement...

  Eradicating Household Aromas

Often one of the reasons that a home does not show well has nothing to do with its appearance at all, but rather the impact it has upon a buyer's sense of smell.

  Evaluating Property

In the real estate industry, the concept of value is vague. The value of a house (or condo, or co-op, or townhouse) fluctuates often, based on many situations, such as an ever-changing market conditions, the condition of the home, and the costs associated with owning it.

  FSBO - A REALTOR® can save you money

At first glance, it seems like selling your home yourself is a simple matter. Why do those realtors have to charge those pesky commission rates? You could do the work yourself. Even better, you would even save money.

  Home Improvements

Whether you're considering remodelling worn-out surroundings, enlarging your home for a growing family or rebelling against yesterday's standards, you have important investment choices to make.

  How can I make my home sell faster

Never, ever price above market value. I disagree with other realtor's recommendation to list 2.5% above what you expect. That is a recipe for getting a much lower price than you would if you price it right on the money, or slightly less.

  How to Pack Like a Pro

You can save a lot of money if you do the bulk of the packing on your own. Limit yourself to non-fragile items such as books, linens, clothing and shoes; and replaceable items such as plates, dishes (not fine china or expensive silverware), and small kitchen appliances.

  Major mistakes made by sellers

From incorrect financing to lack of preparation, there are countless mistakes that a seller can make when putting their house on the market. This report covers some of the most common mistakes made by sellers during the property selling process.

  Moving Checklist

Get rid of anything you aren't bringing with you. Find out where to dispose of household chemicals like old paint. Make a list of everything you're bringing to your new home...

  Passing the Home Inspection

When you put your home up for sale you place it directly under the scrutiny of buyers. Superficial changes, such as new paint and resurfaced floors can do a lot to enhance your home's appeal, but when it comes to an offer, most serious buyers will seek the assistance of a professional home inspector to ensure that the house is sound beneath the surface.

  Selling Your Home: Where to Begin?

Remember what first attracted you to your house when you bought it? What excited you about its most appealing features? Now that you're selling your home, you'll need to look at it as if you were buying it all over again.

  The Right Selling Price Affects Your Bottom Line

When you’re selling your home, the price you set is a critical factor in the return you’ll receive. That’s why you need a professional evaluation from an experienced realtor.

  Time to Downsize - How to Take the Money and Run

Your house is quiet except for the hum of the refrigerator or the voices from the TV. The rooms are filled with pictures and memories, but the children have grown and gone. You spend hours each week cleaning rooms you never use.

  Why Correctly Priced and Marketed Properly?

Let's say your terms are competitive: your timing's clearly set. Now, what about your asking price? Without question, price is your most important sales tool. Here's why...

  Your House Didn't Sell – Now What?

You put your home up for sale and it simply didn't sell. Undoubtedly, this has created a lot of stress, inconvenience and anxiety for you and your family. Perhaps you already bought another home.

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