4 Ways to Sell Your Home Faster


Looking to sell your home in a hurry? A quick closing may be right around the corner if you follow these tips. 1. Target What Buyers Desire While buyers’ first priority continues to be location, house hunters may be willing to pay more and make an offer quicker if a home has the right amenities. […]


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10 Tips for a Smooth Home Inspection


Huge price reductions, expensive closing conditions and retracted offers are a seller’s nightmare. Luckily, FSBO sellers may be able to prevent surprises and stumbling blocks to negotiations by receiving a certified home pre-inspection. Not only can sellers avoid costly issues, they can speed up their home sale by preparing their home for the inspection ahead […]


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5 Ways to Be a DIY Home Seller


No home sale is easy, but the tools and resources available online have made it easier for homeowners to sell by owner. Sue Kocher, who sold her home in Brilliant, Ohio using ForSaleByOwner.com said, “It was easy to follow the whole process and to find out a wealth of information. We utilized the reports, loved […]


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6 DIY Home Staging Projects for Any Budget


Looking to stage your home for sale on your own and on a budget? These six home staging tricks are simple and cost-effective solutions that any home seller can tackle in a weekend. Preparing your home for sale can be a lengthy process that might require home improvement projects as well as days of decluttering […]


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The Best Lessons Learned from Real Estate Mistakes


One of the perks of selling your own home is the autonomy to make all of the decisions. Of course, with that power comes risk. But even in cases of potentially bad strategies or choices, the buck still stops with you. And when the strategies work out, well, you get to bask in all the […]


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Is There a Best Time of Year to Sell Your Home?


If you have a “Brady Bunch”-sized brood, spring and summer are absolutely, positively the best times of year to sell your home. The school year is winding down, warm weather will make packing, loading, moving and then unloading a lot easier, and you’ll be able to settle the kids into a new nest before classes […]


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Fresh Baked Goods Turn House Hunters Into Home Buyers


Anyone who has ever bought a home knows that there can be small, almost indescribable things that draw you to a particular house. Whether it’s a child playing next door in the front yard or a bird chirping happily in a nearby tree, prospective home buyers often tap into tiny details that give them that […]


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5 More Myths About FSBO Home Sales


The U.S. economy is rebounding, buyers are looking for homes — and by-owner sellers are in the driver’s seat. Real estate agents, however, hope you’re afraid to get behind the wheel. According to Derek Morgan, manager of broker relations at ForSaleByOwner.com, agents thrive by convincing wary homeowners that selling their own home is too time-consuming, […]


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