Avoid these 7 Mistakes when Listing Your Home

To get the most out of your home sale, it pays to pay attention to the details. By avoiding these common mistakes you could save yourself thousands – even tens of thousands – of dollars by the end of the sale. Skipping the home inspection. Depending on the age of your home, a pre-listing home…

What can sellers do to make their homes look great?

Any experienced real estate professional can tell selling clients all about the importance of making a home presentable before an open house. Obviously any imperfections or clutter can be a bit of a turn-off to would-be buyers, and it’s therefore important for all involved to make sure a home is as attractive as possible. Part and parcel with…

Low-cost Ways to Improve Your Curb Appeal

Everyone knows that curb appeal is critical for making a great first impression.  And sellers are often most aware of the need to spruce up their curb appeal when trying to attract buyers.  There’s a direct link between good-looking properties and quick real estate sales, so owners may want to undertake a few of these…

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Market

Although the weather doesn’t indicate that it’s springtime, the busy spring real estate market is here!  We have tons of buyers searching for their new home but we need more houses to sell.  Here are some great tips to get your home ready so that it sells quickly once it is listed.

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home For Listing Photos

1. Cleanse Your Home: When it comes to professional listing photos, it almost helps to think of your house as a model home instead of your personal haven. Your listing photos will appeal much more to prospective buyers if trade-in your personal knick-knacks and opt for minimalist chic-decor. Start by cleaning off shelves of crammed in books, de-clutter…

4 Ways to Erase the Most Common Household Messes

No matter how neat you keep your home, odors and stains are inevitable. These can be especially challenging to remove in areas prone to spills and smells. Check out these tips on how you can freshen even the most stubborn spots in your household. 1. Wall Stains – Have your kids made artwork on your walls,…

Light Up the Night

In the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold may have gone a little overboard with his Christmas lights, but if he was selling his house, he may have had the right idea. “Great decorations really set the tone for the holidays, a time when you can showcase your home in a different way to…

Living In Your Home While It Is For Sale

You have decided it is time to move and put your house on the market. You have made a big decision, congratulations! When the for-sale sign is placed on your lawn, dozens of interested buyers and real estate agents will be trudging in and out of your entire house. You will have unfamiliar people examining…

10 Secrets for Selling Your Home

When it comes to selling your home, you want the process to move quickly and smoothly. However, that it typically not the case. Selling your home can be time-consuming and stressful, so here are a few selling secrets to make your home selling process simple and fast.   Selling Secret #10: Price  Find out what your…

Home Sellers: Check your Home for Storm Damage

The relentless rainfall and flooding in Colorado can be used as reminder that it’s been another crazy year of weather with many big rain and wind storms damaging houses throughout the country. With fall upon us and winter around the corner, home sellers should take a close look at their property for storm damage and…

Smells that Sell…

When selling your home, your home shouldn’t just look good, it should smell good as well. Every home has a “smell”…..so make sure your home has a good one. Homeowners are often coached to create pleasing aromas when potential buyers are paying a visit or an open house is scheduled. Recent research reports that simple smells are…