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How to Set Your Selliing Price
By Randy
June 20, 2017

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; ...

Think Like a Buyer
By Randy
June 14, 2017

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 ...

Moving Tips
By Randy
May 26, 2017

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 ...
Personal Property: What is Included with the Sale of Your Home?
By Randy
May 23, 2017

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)
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