While decorating a home is focused around personal selections for those living in the space, staging a home means removing these personal items to create a neutral space that appeals to potential buyers.
However, just because your home is listed during the holidays, doesn’t mean you need to damper your merry spirit. It is possible to maintain a festive feel while facilitating an environment that helps buyers envision their own future holidays in the home.
Employ these seasonal home staging “dos and don’ts” to gain an extra selling edge this time of year.
When it comes to selling homes, the price is very often the “hot topic” whether you are the seller or buyer. The process involved in determining the appropriate listing price isn’t always what one might think, though.
In fact, it ultimately comes down to a position within the existing competition. Let’s take a moment to delve into some common misconceptions about pricing…
Last month we talked about how to navigate a multiple offer situation as a buyer. On the flip side, if you’re in the enviable position of dealing with multiple offers as a seller, handling the situation thoughtfully can make all the difference. Here are few tips on how best to handle the process.
The decision to sell your home or take your home off the market during the holiday season can be a big one. Recently, Rick Sobin talked about what to consider before selling your home over the holidays.
We all know that the housing market slows down during the holiday season. How else are you going to make time for baking cookies and buying gifts?
Between all of the parties, vacations, celebrations and commitments we have this time of year, many buyers and sellers shelve their real estate goals until the new year rolls around.
Selling your home during the holiday season can add stress to an already busy time of the year. While selling your home over the holidays has its advantages, it also means you may need to modify how you deck the halls, prepare your home and entertain guests.
If you’re selling your home over the holidays, we have a few tips to help you as you host those traditional gatherings and simultaneously find that perfect buyer.
When it comes to home renovations, most homeowners choose remodeling projects that benefit them in their current living situation.
However, if your home is not your forever home and you are considering selling sometime in the future, there are several renovations that will add value to your real estate and make your home more attractive to potential buyers.
Getting your home ready to sell sounds like sunshine and rainbows. That is, until you are about four hours into the project.
How do I know?
I just moved six weeks ago…with my family of six.
Our journey started out like this: “honey, this neighborhood doesn’t suit us anymore. Wouldn’t we love to have lower taxes, less home maintenance and save more retirement money?”
So, we hired a real estate broker, and within 72 hours, I had our home picture-perfect and ready for photographs and showings.