- Aug 16, 2020
A Home is like a Marriage
Those of us who have been married a long time know that keeping the partnership moving along is not magic. You have to continue to put something in in order to keep it moving forward. You don't get married and just automatically sail successfully forward. The same goes for home ownership. As a realtor, clients are sometimes shocked to find that the home they have had for many years and kept in very good order is not going to go for top price in their neighborhood..because
- Aug 9, 2020
Does your home look "dated"?
When you are putting your home on the market, you want it to have the most appeal on the real estate sites where most buyers are going....Zillow, Realtor.com, etc.... What you show in a photo will garner you visits. So there are some things that instantly make a home look frumpy. And some things that you can do which require little money for the bang it will create. 1. Fake Plants. Take them away. Fake plants went out with Jane Fonda's workout vcr tapes. Also, pare dow
- Aug 2, 2020
Top three staging mistakes.
As a stager, I am always perplexed when visiting homes that are on the market that are missing the three biggies. But I have to remind myself that owners are often unable to see their homes through a buyer's eye. Today we will go over the three biggest mistakes sellers make when prepping their home for resale. 1. The Front Entry. This is the first thing a buyer sees. How is your welcome mat? Unless it is in perfect condition? Spend 14.00 and get a new one. Be sure the