Lessons You Can Learn From Charming Charlie About Selling Your Own Home

How to Stage Your Home Like a Retail Mastermind Selling your own home is a lot like retail merchandising. You want to have what buyers want, offer it at a good price, present it in an attractive environment, and give everyone a positive personal experience. Homeowners can learn some important lessons from the young Thai-American [...]

Prepare Your House for the Sizzling Summer Sale Season

If you’re planning to sell your house for sale by owner (FSBO)-style and hope to capitalize on the sizzling summer selling season, now is the time to get busy. In summertime, 60 percent of all homes are bought and sold, so get in on the action by taking these six essential steps now to be [...]

Refinish Your Front Door For Those Who Come Knocking

What’s the first thing a buyer sees before entering your home?: Your front door. Don’t disappoint them before they’ve had a chance to enter. A well-maintained door is a reflection that your home is well-kept. If your door has chipped paint, a varnish that’s faded, scratched or worn, looks neglected or weather-beaten, fix it. Impress [...]

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6 Solid Reasons Why Your Home Hasn’t Sold Within the Last Two Weeks

Key Takeaways If you take care of the controllable factors that affect the sale of your home, buyers will come soon. Don’t think something is wrong if your house doesn’t sell in the first two weeks. Three to four months is the norm. When you take control of the selling process instead of leaving it [...]

Planting and Mulching Are Grounds for Sale

If you’re wondering just how important curb appeal is, here’s a statistic that should help you decide how much attention to pay to the front of your home. Curb appeal is more important to 71 percent of home buyers when selecting their next residence, according to a 2013 survey by the National Association of Realtors. [...]