Tips for Sellers

Aug. 17, 2014

5 Things To Do Right Before An Open House

Preparing for an open house can be stressful, especially if you're in a rush to sell. Here are a five simple things you can do right before showings or the open house to make your home look more attractive to potential buyers.

1. Clear Out the Personal Items

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July 21, 2014

Tips for Relocating

So you've found the perfect home, and you're ready to start planning your move. Seems like a pretty daunting task, no? Don't stress! We've compiled some helpful checklists to make your move a little easier.


1. Track all of your expenses – ...

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June 22, 2014

5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Whether you’re planning to buy or sell property this summer, you may want to work with a real estate agent to guide you through the process. While you may have a neighbor or cousin who works in real estate, it’s a good idea to vet potential agents to ensure the ...

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May 29, 2014

How to Get Along with Your HOA

If you live in a condominium complex or a community housing development, you might already be a part of a homeowners association (HOA). Or if you are a first time homebuyer and are getting ready to buy a home, you might be considering living in a development with an HOA ...

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May 18, 2014

Six Tips for Moving with Pets

With a long to-do list to complete before moving, it is important to remember preparation for your pets. Here are six tips to help reduce your pet's stress and make the entire process more successful.

1. Gather Vet Records

If you are moving a considerable distance away from your ...
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April 25, 2014

7 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

After months of waiting, you’re starting to get anxious. Your house is still on the market, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to budge anytime soon. It is common knowledge that houses that sit on the market too long develop a stigma that nobody wants their home to catch ...

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March 30, 2014

Five Reasons to Use an Agent to Sell Your Home

To many sellers, the idea of listing their home as a "FSBO" or "For Sale By Owner" seems like a good idea. However, this isn't necessarily the right choice for the majority of sellers. Here are five reasons why it's best to work with an agent.

1. There ...

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March 27, 2014

Five Home Improvements to Get Your Listing Sold Quickly


In today’s competitive housing market, it can be difficult to determine what home improvements to tackle in order to sell your home. You don’t want to invest too much out-of-pocket cash into a home you are trying to sell, but you need to make some improvements to the property to ...

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March 26, 2014

Real Estate Myths: Spring is the Best Time to Sell

There are certain things that everyone THINKS they know about real estate. Repeated enough times, a myth becomes part of many people’s realities, and we begin acting as if these are all incontrovertible rules. Over the next few weeks, we'll be looking at several things "everybody" knows about real ...

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March 10, 2014

Why do Short Sales take so long?

When buyers hear the term “short sale,” they typically think about distressed sellers and good deals — especially in markets where prices have ticked upwards. Although there are many benefits to purchasing a short-sale property, one draw back is they can take a LONG time to close. Why is ...

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