10 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Declutter

The main reasons to declutter:

• A clutter free home LOOKS bigger
• Showcase positive features in your home – without clutter buyers can see the wonderful things about your house.

Clutter decreases home value because one of the things a buyer is buying is space! A cluttered home looks smaller because the less of the floor you can see, the smaller the home look

Don’t Scare Your Buyers Away

Buying a home is a stressful time, it is probably the biggest financial decision that most people will ever make, so they want to be sure make the RIGHT decision! Don’t make these mistakes when selling your home…. and SCARE the buyers away! OVERPRICING A HOME You may want to “test” the market or may think that your home is worth more than the buyers are willing to pay. There are several ways that overpricing your home will scare buyers …

Staging tips to boost your bathrooms selling power!

When you are looking to purchase a home and looking at a lot of different houses – one home that always stands out is a home that looks move-in-ready. The way a home is presented leaves a lasting impression. You want to invite potential buyers to imagine themselves living in YOUR home. That’s why it makes sense, when trying to sell your home, to think about how you present your home— especially in the bathrooms. Like the kitchen, a home’s …

3 Reasons Why It’s Important to Price Your Home to Sell

Coming up with the “right” price when selling your home is a balancing act. You want to ask as much as possible….but not so much that you turn away potential buyers. However, you don’t want to cheat yourself with a price that’s lower than your home’s worth. Your emotions also have a great effect on the price you list your home for….almost all homeowners overvalue their home because they know what a great home it has been for their family. Unfortunately, …

The 6 Reasons Homeowners Give For Not Staging Their Home…

When I see how much faster and easier staged homes sell, I wonder why everyone doesn’t stage their home. Not understanding the value of staging is what stops homeowners from doing this important step. These are the 6 most common misconceptions that homeowners have about staging. Misconceptions that stop them from staging their home before putting it on the market. Misconceptions that stop them from selling for the highest price. 1. We’ve sold several homes and we never had to …

I’m not in a rush to sell…

When you put your home up for sale did you say “I’M NOT IN A RUSH TO SELL MY HOME SO I CAN WAIT FOR MY PRICE”?  Maybe you said “I WANT TO TEST THE MARKET AND I CAN ALWAYS REDUCE MY PRICE LATER” However, time is not your friend in real estate. There is an ideal time frame to sell a home. and it falls within the first few weeks that the home is on the market. So you …

Sell your home with POP…..the POWER OF PAINT!

When you are getting your home ready for sale you want to make it look the very best it can. You can use the ‘Power of Paint’ by painting your walls a current on-trend color. Painting is the way to get the biggest bang for your buck when selling your home!  I like to say that paint is “money in a can”, because it has the highest return on investment and is the most cost effective way to improve the …

Why Buyers Don’t Want Homes With…WALLPAPER

When you are selling your home you want to do everything you can to showcase the many positive features of your home …all the features that will cause buyers to want to buy your house. But there are also some negative things, like WALLPAPER, that will discourage buyers from putting an offer on your home. It might be hard to believe, but having wallpaper in your house actually decreases the value of your home.   This is because wallpaper is one of …

My #1 Staging Tip

The #1 staging tip I have for people selling their home is ….        emotionally detach from your home! If you can emotionally detach, you can clear out the mementos and family photos. (The buyer may be distracted by looking at these things—you want them looking at the house.) If you can emotionally detach, you can remove extra furniture and rugs. (Yes, they are beautiful but the buyers will see only that the room looks small.) If you can emotionally …