Wednesday, October 16, 2019 / by Pamela Glende
1. First impressions are paramount if you want to sell your home. You want to get the potential buyer in the door. You don’t want to them to drive up to the curb and then just drive off because the first impression was not the best.
So, what should a seller do? Make sure your curb appeal is great. Clean the walkway and the porch. Put a potted plant by the front door. Make sure the front door is clean, freshly paint it if needed, maybe a pop of color. If there is room for a chair or two and a little table add them. Make the home look inviting. Make sure that your yard is manicured, pathways are clear and everything is looking spiffy.
2. The entry way is the first thing the potential buyer will encounter as they enter. Make sure it is free from clutter an ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019 / by Connie Tracy
May is coming to an end, schools are almost out, and summer officially begins! That means one thing... home selling season is HERE! With the kids home from school and vacations are planned, both buyers and sellers are ready to enter the market as the weather heats up. So now that the season is here, what do you do to make your home stand out amongst the rest? Here are a few tips to make sure you catch the eye of potential buyers during the busy season!
1. Tour Other For-Sale Homes
Go ahead and check out other homes that are similar to yours. Open houses are the BEST way to see what the competition may be for your home. As you are preparing to list, use these tours to see what decor and design-types are attractive to you and potential buyers. If you see things that you do not like yourself, remove them from your own home if you have them. Sometimes stepping out of the box, or in your case, your own home, will allow you to look at your home through the eyes of a potential home ...
Monday, April 15, 2019 / by Connie Tracy
If there is one thing that can turn a potential client away from a home they maybe on the fence about, it is a tiny master closet. When a potential buyer falls in love with your large bedroom only to find that the closet is a fraction of the size they expected it to be, it could be a deal breaker. While that may not be the case for everyone, there are plenty of women (and men) who enjoy having a nice closet space. Let's get real.. who wouldn't want a ginormous closet???
While you may not be able to expand the square footage, here are some steps you can take to make that small closet look bigger and more appealing to buyers!
1. Marie Kondo your Closet
The KonMari method is all the rage today. So many people are cleaning out their closets- and the rest of their homes- in attempt to live a little more like a minimalist. With this movement being so popular, many people searching for new homes might be even more aware of clutter, especially in small spaces. Declutter your closet and ...
Monday, April 01, 2019 / by Dixie Simon
A tiny master closet can turn a potential client to no client in a heartbeat. That's right! When a potential buyer falls in love with your big beautiful bedroom only to find that the closet is claustrophobic in size and function, they will keep looking at other houses on the market. While this may not be the case for every person, there are plenty of women (and men) who enjoy having a nice closet space. While you may not be able to expand the square footage, here are some simple steps you can take to make that small closet look bigger and more appealing to potential buyers!
1. Marie Kondo your closet (Marie Kondo, otherwise known as Konmari, is a Japanese organizing consultant and author. Kondo has written four books on organizing that are all great)
The KonMari method is all the rage today so many people are cleaning out their closets - and the rest of their homes - in an attempt to live a little more like a minimalist. The minimalist moveme ...