No Time To Prepare Your Home to Sell? Do These 4 Things

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There is a ton of advice out there on how to get your home ready to sell.  It's all good advice, and even complete home staging is a good idea, but a lot of people just don't have the time or the money to do the things they would like to do to make their house the best it can be.

If you're one of those people who is seriously time-challenged or financially challenged, then here are a few things you can accomplish that will have the most impact on getting your home sold in the least amount of time for the most money.

4 Important Tips For First-Time Home Sellers

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Selling your home is one of those big life events. Because most people don't sell a home very often, some good solid advice in the beginning can help avoid making costly errors in judgement.

So where should you go for the best advice?  A real estate professional. Find someone that you can trust, invite them to your home, share your plans with them, and get all your questions answered. Get an agent involved before you start any preparation. A good agent's guidance will go a long way to save you time, money and aggravation.

Realtor® as a Profession: What's it Like?

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Wondering if you're suited to a career in real estate? Will you enjoy the profession? Will you be successful?

Real estate sales can be very rewarding and challenging. When you invest the time, energy and passion in the real estate business, the professional satisfaction and financial rewards can be very good, in both slow and good economic times. If you are contemplating becoming a Realtor®, here are some things you should consider:

Please join us in welcoming Kevin Moehn to our CB TEAM!

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As a real estate broker, Kevin aims to be the one to help you solve all of the challenges that may arise in the home selling and buying process. When working with Kevin, you will not only get a real estate broker, but you will get a partner, and it is with that partnership that he will help you find the home of your dreams!

Why You Should Never Buy a Home Without the Help of a REALTOR®

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You wouldn't defend yourself from a lawsuit without the assistance of an attorney, nor would you diagnose and treat yourself for an illness . . . you would consult a physician.  Likewise, you should never make what may be the biggest financial decision of your life without the assistance of a professional REALTOR®.

Home Seller: How to Handle A Negative Home Inspection

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Selling your home can be a complex transaction with many twists and turns. One of those twists can be the home inspection. Knowing how to best respond to a negative home inspection can mean the difference between closing the sale or putting your home back on the market. It's best to put your ego aside, and prepare to compromise.

Tips for Preparing a Competitive Purchase Offer

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Some communities and neighborhoods are ‘hotter’ than others, and homes in those areas sell faster and for more money. If you are looking to purchase a home that is in one of those areas, and the home itself is priced fairly, you may find yourself competing with other buyers to get your offer accepted by the sellers.

If you find yourself in a multiple-offer situation, making a stronger offer than other buyers will make all the difference. To make your offer as strong as possible, and ultimately acceptable to the seller, here are some things to consider.

How To Find Out What Your Home Is REALLY Worth

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If you're reading news publications, consuming social media posts, and/or watching the evening news, then you have probably been hearing a lot about the housing market and how home prices are increasing by healthy percentages around the nation.

What does this really mean to you?  If you saw a report that said home prices increased by 5% since this time last year, does that mean that the value of your home increased by 5%?

Realogy Named One Of The World's Most Ethical Companies®

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Realogy, the parent company of Coldwell Banker and a leading provider of residential real estate services, was named one of the 2019 Word's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. 

This is the eighth time that Realogy earned this honor! The company is among 128 honorees recognized spanning 21 countries and 50 industries.