The kids have moved out, and you don’t need such a big house anymore. With a smaller home, you can expect less yard work, less cleaning, reduced utility bills, and probably reduced property taxes. Before you decide to move, here’s what to think about before downsizing. Are you ready financially? Talk to a tax professional; [...]
Things to Consider as Your Children Leave the Nest It’s only natural to start thinking about downsizing your home as your kids begin lives outside of the house. Whether you’re thinking about moving to a townhome in the city or a bungalow on the lake, here are a few things to consider as your children [...]
Depersonalize Your House for a Faster Sale Using personal photos to decorate the walls and tables are typical in homes. But when you’re selling your home, family photos can distract potential home buyers. Depersonalizing your home is a crucial step when it comes to preparing your house for sale. Tip: Put family photos in storage.
While cleaning is the most obvious step in preparing your house for showings, it’s only one of several things to do before inviting prospective buyers into your home. Odors can be offensive, even when using air fresheners or candles. Sell your home faster with this easy tip. Tip: Air out your home for one-half hour [...]
Want Your Home to Sell Faster? When it comes to selling your home, get family members involved to help. Here's an easy tip to improve your home’s appearance and help you prepare to sell it faster! Tip: Have a family “game plan” to get the home in order quickly if necessary.
A comfortable and appealing living space is a high selling point for any home. If you’re fortunate to have one in your home, you should highlight your fireplace with great decor! Here’s an easy way to make your home sell faster. Tip: If you have a fireplace, highlight it with your decorating.
Research shows that buyers respond to a bright, well lit home rather than a dark home. Here's a quick and easy tip to create the right mood to make your sell home faster. Tip: Create a positive mood. Turn on all lights, day or night, and install higher wattage light bulbs to show your home [...]
Declutter your home to maximize profits. Summer is here, and so is the hot housing market. I study the market daily to see where it’s headed. Do you realize interest rates are at an all-time low? I call daily to find buyers for my listings and homes for my buyers. I spent last weekend with [...]
Moving into a new home is exciting, but can quickly become challenging. Here are some tips to guide you on what you should do 4-6 weeks from moving day. 4 - 6 Weeks from Moving Day: Schedule Moving Day: Determine the best day to move based on your contract and schedule movers or reserve a [...]
Moving to a new home can quickly turn from exciting to overwhelming. Follow this advice on what to do 8 weeks from moving day. 8 Weeks from Moving Day: Research Moving Companies or Truck Rentals: Gather quotes and references from multiple companies, including storage units if needed. Start a Moving Binder: Include paperwork, receipts, and [...]