Beware of “The Dip” When Setting Goals
If you’ve ever run a marathon, or watched one, you’ve probably noticed that no one quits at the beginning. They don’t quit near the end either. If anything, they run faster! So, at what point are people most likely to drop out? The middle. The middle is the toughest part of any marathon or, indeed, anything major you want to accomplish. In his book, The Dip, author Seth Godin states that the middle is the point in any project or goal where failure is most likely. Have you set
Window Treatment Ideas that Help Sell Your Home
If you're selling your home, your window treatments - curtains, blinds, etc. - will often be included with the property. They are an important selling feature. So, when a prospective buyer views your home, looks at the front window with its gorgeous draperies, and says, "Wow!", that's a good thing. If you’re thinking of upgrading your window treatments in preparation for selling, here are a few ideas: Buyers love to see vertical blinds on sliding patio doors. Installing these
Happy New Year!
I hope 2021 has been off to a great start for you! If you have any big plans for the year, you might be interested in this famous quote by Benjamin Franklin, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” I would add, “Plan early.” We know that the sooner you get started, the more likely you are to ultimately succeed. Say, for example, you’re thinking of selling your home this year. Even if you don’t expect to list until the summer or fall, there are numerous advantages to starting
Avoiding the #1 Cause of Seller Stress
Do you know what causes the most common source of stress when selling your home? Is it scheduling buyer viewings? Is it the length of time it takes for your property to sell? Is it an offer that falls through? Those things can, indeed, cause some worry! But, the number one source of stress is actually simple to avoid. It’s not understanding the process. Even if you’re no stranger to moving, you should review the process involved in selling your current home before you list it