Seller Tips


Asbestos Disclaimers

Home sellers can be a little confused when they are asked to sign an asbestos disclaimer. Asbestos is a known carcinogen, and when exposed, tiny particles can be released into the air you breathe. Asbestos is a common insulator used in many homes. It was used for for many other things including siding, tape wrapping for […]

Make The Most Of Curb Appeal!

Most buyers choose to drive by your home first before wanting to set an appointment to view. An attractive yard that is free of debris will gain interest quickly. Make sure that trees are trimmed and that your home can be seen from the street. Have the grass mowed, trimmed and edged. Walkways should be […]

A Little Painting Works Wonders!

New paint makes the entire home smell clean and neat, and can bring sellers top dollar. If your home has chipped paint, exposed wood, or surfaces that looks faded, it’s time for new paint. If your carpet is worn, dirty, outdated, or an unusual color or style, you might consider replacing it. Many houses do […]

Investing In Plumbing Repairs

You will spot several different types of plumbing systems in any housing market, including your own. Copper, galvanized, rigid plastic, polybutylene, and soft plastic are but a few. Certain systems are more prone to having certain problems. Fixing minor plumbing repairs today can save you time and money when you are ready to sell. Buyers […]

Pricing Your Home To Sell

Did you know the best chance for selling your property is within the first seven weeks? It’s true. Studies show that the longer a property stays on the market, the less the seller will net upon the sale. It is very important to price your property at a competitive market value at the signing of […]

Representing Your Best Interest

In today’s real estate market it is more important than ever to have a professional who truly represents your best interest. A qualified listing agent works for you — the home seller. Here are some things to consider when hiring an agent: The offer is typically written by an agent who represents the buyer’s best […]

Making Your Home Shine

It’s a common fact that clean homes net more money. Most people are turned off by even the smallest amount of uncleanness or odor when looking at homes to purchase. Home sellers lose thousands of dollars because they do not adequately clean their homes or rid them of offensive odors. If your home is squeaky clean, […]

Staging Your Home To Sell

The greatest way to show a home is to have a key available. This is typically done by placing it in a secure lock box, provided to you by your Real Estate Professional. This will give agents, with prospective buyers easy access to your property and promote showings. Following these simple staging guidelines will also […]

Is Your Home Wired To Sell?

The type of wiring in residential homes generally depends on when the home was built, where it was built and if it has been updated. In older homes, knob and tube type wiring was the norm, replaced later by plastic-sheathed wiring. Often, newer electrical panels and updated wiring are good indications that a home has […]