Seller Tips

Seller Tips

  • House staging tips
    4 Home Staging Ideas That Are Heavy on the “Wow” Factor but Light on the Wallet
    Staging is one of the most important aspects of any home sale. The more attractive your home is to potential buyers, the faster you can finalize the sale and move on. With that in mind, let’s explore four home staging ideas that won’t cost a fortune but are sure to […]
  • Renovations and their Return on Investment
    GET THE MOST FOR YOUR MONEY ON YOUR REMODEL OR REPLACEMENTS Making the most of your home improvement investments can be tricky, subjective, and sometimes – expensive.  I’ve often been asked by potential sellers to price homes higher than market value based on the improvements that owners have made to […]
  • Two Ways to Get the Most Money from the Sale of Your Home
      Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW  This […]
  • 7 Tips for Improving Curb Appeal
    Like the cover of a book, the exterior of your home is the first opportunity you have to pique a buyer’s interest. These are a few simple and inexpensive ways to help your home make a better first impression with easy curb appeal upgrades. Get To Grooming A well-groomed yard […]
  • Selling Your Home for Top Dollar
    Wanting or needing to sell your home? If yes, then you must have realized that it is not a cakewalk even if you are living in a seller’s market.  While there are many things to negotiate during a home sale, the sales price is usually the most important to the […]
  • Five Options for a “Door to Door” move when Selling then Buying
    When having a home to sell before you can purchase, the timing and negotiating can become significantly more important. It IS possible to strategize a “door to door” move avoiding the necessity of putting all your things in storage. Following are five distinctly different ways to negotiate the contracts to […]
  • How to Give Access to Buyers When Selling Your Home
    You’ve just signed the listing paperwork and there’s always the question of, “How would you like to be notified for showings?”  While it’s not easy keeping your home ready to show at all times, it’s one of the best things you can do to get your home sold quickly. It […]
  • Avoid the Top 10 Selling Mistakes
    Serious about selling your home? Before you sign anything, read about these common mistakes that home sellers make: Pricing Too High: It’s no secret, price is everything. Overpricing does more to discourage buyers than any other single factor. When you overprice, you put your home in competition with homes that may […]
  • Seller’s List of 25 Fix-ups
    The condition of your home will have a huge impact on how fast it sells, and its eventual selling price. Preparing your home for sale can pay you huge dividends. Many fix ups cost very little and consist mostly of time and some elbow grease. Here are some simple tips […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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.  Especially if your home was built before 1978 and has chipping paint.  If the buyer is a […]
  • Pricing Your Home to Sell
    Did you know the best chance for selling your property is within the first seven weeks? And in Summerville, the median number of days on market is less than two weeks. It’s true. Studies show that the longer a property stays on the market, the less the seller will net […]
  • Showing Your Home to Sell
    The greatest way to show a home is to make it available for agents to show it.  I know this sounds obvious but you’d be amazed at the number of times I try to show a home and cannot get in for one reason or another.  Typically a key is […]