Q and A

Q&A: What should I do if my home isn’t selling?

Q: My home has been on the market for several months, and it isn’t selling. What should I do?  A: This is a tricky question. There are several reasons why your home might not be selling, but you might not have control over all of them. Whether or not a home sells quickly primarily depends on the market… Continue reading Q&A: What should I do if my home isn’t selling?

Advice

Things You Can Do Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market next spring, there are several things that you can start doing now to ensure that it’s in the best possible condition when you decide to list. Invest in a healthy lawn. Fall is the time to start working on your lawn if you want a… Continue reading Things You Can Do Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

Friday Favorites

In Case You Missed It…

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a good weekend. Here are a few of my favorite links from last week: If you haven’t had your fireplace checked yet, now’s the time. Do you know what it actually costs to sell a home? If you’re planning on selling your home next spring, now’s the time… Continue reading In Case You Missed It…

Advice

Seller Pitfalls to Avoid

I’ve written several posts about how good the housing market is for sellers right now (especially in Central Ohio), but there are still things sellers need to remember if they want their home to be one that gets an offer on the first day. Pricing your home correctly will help bring in fast and serious… Continue reading Seller Pitfalls to Avoid

Advice

6 Tips for a Successful Showing

Taking the time to prepare for showings can make the difference between a home staying on the market or selling quickly. With a little time and effort, you can make sure that your home is in perfect condition during showings and that it makes a good impression on every person who walks through the door.… Continue reading 6 Tips for a Successful Showing

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Another week, another big winter storm. Is it spring yet? Here are a few of my favorite links from around the web: Increase your sale price by 10% with these 5 ways to boost the value of your home. After you boost the value, make sure that you aren’t making these common seller mistakes. Want… Continue reading Friday Favorites

Advice

3 Lessons Sellers Can Learn from Real Estate Reality TV Shows

Real estate reality TV shows like HGTV’s House Hunters have given the general public a skewed view of the real estate process and the amount of work it truly takes to purchase a home. The show’s producers manage to condense a process that typically takes months into a 22-minute episode with (usually) no real problems… Continue reading 3 Lessons Sellers Can Learn from Real Estate Reality TV Shows

Advice

4 Things You Should Do Before Listing Your Home

Before you decide to put your home on the market, you should do everything you can to make sure that it’s actually ready to sell. If your house isn’t market ready or competitive and you list it anyway, you run the risk of having it sit on the market for weeks (or months). Here are… Continue reading 4 Things You Should Do Before Listing Your Home