Summer Activity Planning for Youth

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Sunshine, warmer weather, and kids will be out of school soon. All signs point towards summer having finally arrived. With that comes a surplus of free time for those out of school. There are so many things to do around our area but of course it can be easy for every kid to fall into the inevitable boredom trap with …

Cleaning 101 Before Listing

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Before you put your home up for sale, you’ll want to ensure it’s sparkling and super clean for all of the buyers that will come through. A dirty house isn’t appealing, and you won’t get a good offer, if you get one at all, if your home isn’t in tip-top shape. Cleaning your home doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Check …

How to Make a Great Offer in Today’s Market!

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The current real estate market can be a challenging one for buyers.  Inventory is low, and other buyers are looking too! When a home that fits your search criteria comes on the market, we want to make sure you can see it in person right away.  Once you’ve seen a home and decide it’s “the one” and you’d like to put in an …

Seven Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holiday Season

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The holidays are often considered a poor time to sell your home, but selling during the months of November through January can work to your advantage! Buyers who are looking for homes during this time tend to be serious, and there are fewer homes on the market to compete with yours. If you are committed to putting your home on …

10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

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  If you’re thinking about selling your home, and you aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to getting it ready, you aren’t alone!  This list will help you focus on what we feel are some the most helpful, and also cost-effective ways of of preparing your home for the market. Declutter: You want the space in your home to be maximized, not for …

Selling Your Home: Why Staging?

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15 seconds.  That’s how long it typically takes for a buyer to form an opinion about your home, and those first impressions matter.  Because of that, I’m excited to be the certified Staging Design Professional for Wiens & Roth.  I love using my skills and training to help our sellers stage their homes because I absolutely believe that staging works, and that’s why it’s included as one …