Home Selling Advice

Tips For Showing Your Home During The Holidays

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Hanukkah in a few weeks, and Christmas only six weeks away, the holiday season is in full swing.

If your home is for sale, or you are planning to list your home for sale during the holiday season, here are a few tips that will help you show off your home at its best inside and out.

Rake up the remaining leaves in your yard and cut away dead parts of flowers and plants. Clean out your gutters, wash (at least) the front entry area of your home so it's clean and inviting, and touch up the paint on your front door if needed. If your house needs an exterior cleaning, have it power washed for an overall brightening up.

4 Important Tips For First-Time Home Sellers

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.

Choosing the right real estate professional, pricing your home strategically, and properly preparing your home are the primary keys to success.

Selling Your Home? Think SAFETY FIRST!

Part of the necessary process of selling your home is allowing strangers into your home. Although your agent will take every precaution to verify the identity of persons entering your home, there are certainly reasons to be cautious.

If you are looking for a home, you are entering other people's homes where you also need to be thinking about safety.

Here is some valuable advice to protect yourself against the potential for crime: