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 [...]
A listing sheet will typically summarize all the key information about your home. Be sure to include: Address, including municipality, county and school district Price When the house was built Number of rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms Dimensions of each room Best features of each room Recent upgrades and improvements Other appealing features, such as location [...]
You have a buyer and a signed contract. Now what? Follow this closing checklist to complete your home sale.
How long does it take to get to the closing table after you accept a buyer’s offer? Know what to expect with this closing timeline for FSBO home sellers.
Don’t be caught by surprise when a home inspector appears with his tools of the trade. Do a home inspection beforehand, then fix what needs to be repaired.
The buyer starts the negotiations by making an offer on your home, but as a seller you set the tone for the process.
Before you begin to negotiate your home sale, follow these steps to be fully prepared.
As an initial step in preparing your home for visitors, take a critical look at the inside and make repairs and upgrades you feel are necessary before showing your home. For instance: Consider painting where needed. Earth tones and neutral colors sell best. Decide whether flooring needs to be repaired or upgraded. Identify and repair [...]
Before you begin fixing, decluttering and staging your home in preparation for visitors, take a critical look at the outside then make a list of repairs and upgrades you feel are necessary before showing your home. For instance: Remove landscaping and or trees that block the view of what buyers are paying for. “Compliment” the [...]
Planning to sell your home in the near future? Here are some quick tips to help you prepare to invite buyers into your house. Make repairs or improvements. Replace broken tiles, fix leaky faucets and ceiling cracks, and resurface driveways, etc. Rent a storage unit to store excess furniture. Most homes show better with less [...]