The True Cost of Home Improvement – An infographic by HomeAdvisor
How to Set Your Selling Price
When you decide to sell your home, one of the things you'll need to do is to determine an asking price. This can be difficult because you need to find a balance between attracting good offers and getting a high profit.
As you figure it out, you'll learn about fair market value, which means the amount that you and the buyer can agree on (can be subject to some conditions). It is different from an asking price.
Overpricing sometimes also works to your advantage, but be careful; it might cost you more in the ...
Think Like a Buyer
As a seller, your goal is to sell your home in the soonest possible time at the most favorable price. To achieve this, there are many factors involved. Some of these factors like the home's condition, asking price and marketing strategy are factors that you can control. However there are some other things that influence a buyer's decision in buying a house.
When you enter the market, you need to understand most buyers' wants and needs if you want to be successful. Take off your "seller" shoes and slip on the "buyer shoes- take a ...
Summer Moving Tips
Summer officilally kicks off this weekend with the start of Memorial Day. Moving in the summer when many people do in our region of the country, can be a challenge. Preparation goes a long way in ensuing a smooth transistion;
Here are ten tips you can follow for an easier move:
Think about this: Can I handle the move alone? or do I need to hire a licensed moving company for a full-service or partial-service move? The answer to this depends on your family's budget, available time and lifestyle. Before you choose a moving company to ...
When you list your home, there are many items you may not consider as being a part of your home that legally conveys to the buyer as part of the purchase agreement. To avoid confusion and potential problems at the closing table or at the buyer’s final walk-through of your home, here are some items and fixtures that should remain with the home;
Trees, perennials, shrubs.
“Hardscapes” (retaining wall blocks, patio lights, pavers, water fountains)
Window Coverings (Blinds, Curtains, other window treatments and all related hardware)
Washer and Dryer
Refrigerator, Dishwasher & free-standing Range