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5 Tips for Building Good Relationships with Local Agents

Just because you’re selling a home FSBO doesn’t mean you don’t have worry about your relationship with local real estate agents. They are very involved in the community and could be in position to bring a lot of buyer traffic your way. Our advice? Treat local agents with respect and you’ll reduce the chances that [...]

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7 Ways to Stage a Home’s Exterior

If the outside of your home makes a bad impression on potential buyers, chances of you receiving an offer that meets your expectations will diminish. Start with these steps to make your home as attractive as possible from the outside.

A bright clean bathroom says a lot about how you maintain your house. Buyers will appreciate that.

8 Photos Every Listing Should Have

Nothing is more important to your listing than great photos. Follow our tips to begin building a great listing gallery.

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15 Things to Check Off Your Showing a Home For Sale To Do List

Before Your Showing Stage, declutter and fix. Clean, clean, clean. Create a showing schedule that offers flexibility to buyers and works for you. Prepare answers to buyers’ questions about your house, neighborhood, school district and other pertinent facts. Make sure your home looks great from the outside. Curb appeal is important. Create a safety and [...]

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Expert Home Staging Tips to Avoid Deal Killing Criticisms

This is part one of a five-part series about staging a home for sale by owner (FSBO) for showings and open houses. If you think that home staging isn’t important, or if you’ve left it off your “to do” list entirely, you may want to rethink that position, and here’s why: Staging your home to [...]

Fix any plumbing problems. A leaky faucet or slow-running drain will give buyers a bad impression of your home.

Consider Offering Home Warranty to Your Buyer

A home warranty is a one-year protection plan to cover major appliances and systems so your buyers have peace of mind once they take possession of the home. For a few hundred dollars, a home warranty will cover the repair or replacement costs for appliances and systems like these: • Heating System • Air Conditioning [...]

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Pricing Your Home For Sale in 8 Steps

Nothing is more important to your home sale price than setting the right price. Follow these guidelines as you move toward determining your listing price.

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8 Easy Home Selling Tips

Why sell your home yourself? Selling a home by yourself, without an expensive real estate broker, is easier than most people think, but it will take some work on your part. You will be doing a lot of things that a real estate agent might normally do. Follow the ForSaleByOwner.com step-by-step selling guide, and you’ll [...]

Make sure every room is well lit. Have a fireplace? Be ready to light a fire when buyers visit to showcase your home's warmth and added ambiance

6 Quick Tips for Getting Your House Ready for a Showing

You’ll find that keeping your house ready for visitors between appointments and open houses will make your life much easier. Follow these tips to always be prepared.

Store excess kitchen items and arrange what you need to keep in an eye-pleasing fashion.

Top 6 Ways to Stage a Home’s Interior on a Budget

Before buyers start calling or you host an open house, get your home for sale into top shape. First impressions last. Help buyers envision making your home their home by starting with these six home staging ideas.