Beware of Starting Off With a High Sales Price

If you start out with too high a price on your home, you may have just added to your stress level. A Listing Agent will market and promote your home to other local agents. This dramatically increases the sales force. During the first couple of weeks, your home should be a flurry of activity. First […]

Read More Beware of Starting Off With a High Sales Price
December 4, 2012

The “what do you do now?” checklist

checklist for selling home

So, you’re ready to sell your home.  Getting your home ready before buyers come to visit is very important.  Here is a checklist of items you should check before the showing appointments start; Replace heating and air conditioning filters Check all wood surfaces for weathering and paint deterioration Clean siding Check all decks, patios, porches, […]

Read More The “what do you do now?” checklist
December 3, 2012

One Comment

Your nine minute showing drill

Occasionally, you will receive a call to schedule a showing to take place within the next few minutes.  THE FOLLOWING IS A CHECKLIST FOR THIS TYPE OF PANIC: SOUND:  Turn off the television and radio. SIGHT:  Turn on every light in the house and open all drapes and blinds during the day. ODORS:  Heat some […]

Read More Your nine minute showing drill
December 3, 2012

Preparing for showings

Contemporary Living Room

The following are some friendly tips to help you home welcome the buyers: First impressions are lasting impressions. An inviting exterior insures inspection of the interior. Keep your lawn mowed and edged, the flower beds cultivated and the yard clear of refuse. Wash the siding on your home. Cleanliness is next to Godliness. Bright, cheery windows and […]

Read More Preparing for showings
December 3, 2012

So you want to sell your home…

Types of Listings Open Listing Gives a real estate agent the right to bring buyers to view your home. If their client buys the home, the agent earns a commission. There is nothing exclusive about an open listing and a seller can give such listings to every agent who comes around. For this reason, no agent is going […]

Read More So you want to sell your home…
December 3, 2012