There's a famous saying in the real estate business: "Location, location, location". It simply means that where your home is located - your neighborhood - is just as important to potential buyers as the features of the property itself. Sellers often make the mistake of creating a long list of home features while ignoring neighborhood features. They tout the spacious kitchen, and the newly renovated bathrooms, but say little about the area. So, when you're ready to sell your h
This is a good time to visually check all of your utilities, fixtures and appliances to make sure they are not using expensive energy and resources inefficiently. Start with the faucets. Ensure they don't drip when closed. If they do, replace the washers (or in the case of washerless units, the valve cartridges). Next, check that your toilets don't leak. To check for leaks, pour colored liquid bowl cleaner into the tank, then wait several hours to see if it appears in the bow
When it comes to “staging” your home for sale - which basically means ensuring it looks clean and uncluttered - you probably already know the basics: clean the counters, vacuum the floors, mow the lawn, etc. But there are also some less obvious home staging tips that can help to sell your property faster and for a higher price. Here are a few examples.
Obvious: The stove, sinks and countertops should be spotless.
Not-so-obvious: The contents of your cabinets and
The COVID-19 outbreak has created a new reality for all of us, at least temporarily. Chances are you’re dealing with many new challenges, both personally and professionally. We all are. Now, it’s up to each of us to do our part so we can get through this as quickly as possible. Remember, we’re all in this together. Stay positive and know that things will get better. In the meantime, you might have immediate concerns about the real estate market. For example, you might be wond