1 08, 2017

Selling Secret #5: Don’t over-upgrade

2017-08-01T13:50:03+00:00

Selling Secret #5: Don’t over-upgrade Quick fixes before selling always pay off. Mammoth makeovers, not so much. You probably won’t get your money back if you do a huge improvement project before you put your house on the market. Instead, do updates that will pay off and get you top dollar. Get a new fresh […]

Selling Secret #5: Don’t over-upgrade 2017-08-01T13:50:03+00:00
25 07, 2017

Selling Secret #4: Take the home out of your house.

2017-07-25T15:47:13+00:00

Selling Secret #4: Take the home out of your house. One of the most important things to do when selling your house is to de-personalize it. The more personal stuff in your house, the less potential buyers can imagine themselves living there. Get rid of a third of your stuff – put it in storage. This includes family photos, memorabilia collections and personal keepsakes. […]

Selling Secret #4: Take the home out of your house. 2017-07-25T15:47:13+00:00
2 04, 2017

Selling Secret #2

2017-03-28T14:31:47+00:00

Selling Secret #2: Always be ready to show Your house needs to be “show-ready” at all times – you never know when your buyer is going to walk through the door. You have to be available whenever they want to come see the place and it has to be in tip-top shape. Don’t leave dishes in the sink, keep the dishwasher […]

Selling Secret #2 2017-03-28T14:31:47+00:00
28 03, 2017

Selling Secret #1

2017-03-28T14:00:57+00:00

Selling Secret #1: The first impression is the only impression No matter how good the interior of your home looks, buyers have already judged your home before they walk through the door. You never have a second chance to make a first impression. It’s important to make people feel warm, welcome and safe as they approach the house. Spruce up your home’s exterior with inexpensive shrubs and brightly colored flowers. You can typically get a 100-percent return on the […]

Selling Secret #1 2017-03-28T14:00:57+00:00
21 02, 2017

Pets Allowed

2017-02-22T10:41:36+00:00

When making decisions about buying, selling or renovating their homes, Americans, by and large, take their pets’ needs into account, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®. The report found that 81% of the people said that pet considerations play a role when deciding on their next living situation. In 2016, 61% of U.S. households either have a pet or plan to get one in the future, so it is important to understand the unique needs and […]

Pets Allowed 2017-02-22T10:41:36+00:00
31 01, 2017

Radon Gas Danger

2017-02-13T12:14:33+00:00

Garfield County is giving away radon kits for National Radon Action Month and also during the rest of the year! Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US after smoking, and nearly half of the homes in Garfield County have elevated levels. Pick up your free kits at either the Glenwood Springs or Rifle Public Health offices or at the CLEER offices at the 3rd St Center in Carbondale. […]

Radon Gas Danger 2017-02-13T12:14:33+00:00
25 01, 2017

5 Key Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent

2017-01-25T10:56:28+00:00

Point and Click We are so used to making decisions with the click of the mouse. Like me and click here are becoming synonymous with Yes. Click here leads us to a new page with new opportunities. There has become a trust level inherently built in.  Unfortunately, our choices thru advertising don’t always lead us the best place. For example, when choosing a broker to help you buy or sell your home, you definitely want to ask some key questions before you commit to working with a specific broker. […]

5 Key Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent 2017-01-25T10:56:28+00:00
11 01, 2017

The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017

2017-02-13T02:57:00+00:00

The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017 New year, new home improvement projects? Whether you’re dying to update your kitchen, add a half-bath, or kick back on a brand-new deck, it pays off big-time knowing just what kind of return on investment your dream renovation might deliver.  And you’re in luck, because Remodeling magazine has just released its annual Cost vs. Value report, which analyzes what you’ll pay for various upgrades—and how much you’ll recoup on that investment when you sell your home. […]

The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017 2017-02-13T02:57:00+00:00
8 11, 2016

How to Tell the Difference Between a Buyer’s Market and a Seller’s Market What is a Seller’s Market?

2016-11-08T17:14:45+00:00

How to Tell the Difference Between a Buyer’s Market and a Seller’s Market What is a Seller’s Market? A seller’s market is simply a property market that benefits you as a seller. In a seller’s market, there’s a scarcity of properties, which can drive up the price of homes, especially in desirable locations. What is a Buyer’s Market? A buyer’s market is the opposite of the seller’s market. If you’re buying at this time you’ll be spoiled for choice as the supply of homes on the market exceeds the number of buyers, giving you the chance to score a fantastic deal. […]

How to Tell the Difference Between a Buyer’s Market and a Seller’s Market What is a Seller’s Market? 2016-11-08T17:14:45+00:00
30 08, 2016

Why isn’t my house selling?

2016-08-30T15:21:45+00:00

Your house is in a great location and everyone says how lovely your home is. You have updated all your appliances, put red pillows on your outdoor furniture, freshened up the paint and still no offers.  What is the deal? Almost every time, your home is over priced. You may be thinking, this can’t be! […]

Why isn’t my house selling? 2016-08-30T15:21:45+00:00
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