If you want to sell an item quickly—say, a couch—you can post it online, stick a super-low price tag on it and, chances are, it will be gone by the end of the day. So it’s understandable that some people think the same thing applies when selling a home. Indeed, if you need to sell… Continue reading Will You Need to Lower your Price to Sell your Home Quickly?
There are two trends impacting real estate photography that you should know about if you’re thinking of selling this year. First, more than ever before, buyers are relying on pictures to decide whether or not to schedule a viewing. They expect to be able to go online and “tour” your home via the photography. If… Continue reading How Important are Good Listing Photos?
Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think of your property as just a building with rooms and a backyard. To you, it’s much more than that. It’s a home. When you walk into your dining room, you don’t merely see the table and chairs. You see memories. You recall laughter with family and friends. It’s… Continue reading How Emotions Can Get in the Way of Selling
When you think about selling your property, do you dwell on the possible work and stress involved? You're not alone. Many homeowners share the same concerns. But it doesn't have to be that way. In fact, there are plenty of ways to add some fun, anticipation, and even a sense of adventure to the selling… Continue reading 5 Ways to Add Fun to the Selling Process
If you’re thinking about selling in the spring, don’t wait until the new year to start planning. In fact, you’ll save yourself a lot of work and get ahead of the game if you start planning now. What’s that old saying? The early bird gets the worm! In this case, by starting the process this… Continue reading Start the Home Selling Process this Month
There are many reasons why you might suddenly need to sell your home. It could be an unexpected work relocation, a change in family circumstances, or simply a desire to move. Whatever the reason, selling quickly requires some fast action on your part. But that doesn't mean you need to get into panic mode. You… Continue reading Need to Sell Quickly? Here’s What to Do
As you may know, curb appeal refers to how your property looks from the street, where potential buyers first see it. Your home’s curb appeal can have a big impact on the sale of your property. In fact, it's not uncommon for a buyer to drive by a listing, rather than stop, because they don't… Continue reading Cleaning Tips for Instantly Improving Curb Appeal
Whether you're painting your home to prepare it for sale, or simply to make it more attractive for your own enjoyment, choosing the right color is important. A color isn't just a matter of taste, it's also, to a large extent, about evoking certain positive emotions. If you're painting your foyer, for example, you may… Continue reading The Psychology of Choosing House Paint
There's a reason why there are "kitchen and bath" stores, and even design magazines devoted to these rooms. A well-staged kitchen and bathroom can make the entire home look better. So, it's no surprise that professional home stagers pay particular attention to these spaces. What do these pros have to say about bathrooms? Professional stagers… Continue reading Bathroom Staging Tips from Professional Home Stagers
If you're thinking of listing your property, one thing that might be holding you back is concern about preparing your home for sale. You may be wondering how much work there will be. Is it going to take a couple of months? A couple of weeks? A few days? That, of course, depends on the… Continue reading Cutting Down the Time it Takes to Prepare your Home For Sale