Selling Tips

Nov. 15, 2021

What to do to your home before listing it

What to do to your home before listing itSo you’re ready to put your home on the market and to you, everything looks great. Unfortunately, much of the wear and tear on your home becomes unnoticeable when it is something you see everyday. While you may not think about the one light switch that doesn’t work or the ...

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Nov. 11, 2021

Best Day of the Week to List Your Home For Sale

 

Best day of the week to list your home

Believe it or not, there is statistically a better day to list your home for sale. That day is Thursday. According to Real Trends, "homes listed on a Thursday typically go pending faster than any other day of the week, all else equal. Those that are put up for ...

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Oct. 2, 2021

Cleaning 101 Before Listing Your Home


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Before you put your home up for sale, you'll want to ensure it's 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 ...

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Sept. 20, 2021

One way to increase your home's value

Did you knowYou can increase your home's value exceptionally by maintaining the landscape and curb appeal. You only get a few seconds to attract a possible buyer when they pull up to your home. Make it count and make them want to see more. It all starts with the curb appeal ...

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June 21, 2021

What do you do with your left over house paint

What do you do with your left over house paint

 

 

If you have good paint that you can’t use, offer it to family, friends and neighbors, or call a local paint contractor. Some charities take paint too, especially those that do work helping the elderly with home renovations.

 

 Now that you’ve handled paint you want to keep ...

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June 21, 2021

Don’t underestimate the need for a Realtor®

We could all agree that the simplification of the process through paperwork would be much appreciated by agents and buyers/sellers alike; but the attempt of replacing the agent by sites like Zillow and other third party resources can lead to a snowball effect of disaster. Think about real estate ...

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June 21, 2021

Maintaining your granite counter tops

 

 

Granite countertops are in many homes across the country, but the knowledge of how to keep them clean and protected is not as widespread. Granite requires more than just a wipe down, so here are some tips to keep that countertop looking brand new for years to come ...

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May 19, 2021

Simple Sprucing Tips For Your Home

 

Simple Sprucing Tips For Your Home_Laurel Jonas Blog

You don't need thousands of dollars to fully refurbish your home to make it feel like new again. Instead, you can DIY a lot of features in your house to help spruce it up for the upcoming season. Whether you plan to sell your home, have guests over ...

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April 19, 2021

6 Reasons Your Home Didn't Sell

 

6 Reasons Your Home Didn't Sell_Laurel Jonas Blog

So after possibly months on the market, your home didn't sell. I understand how frustrating that is. There could be a number of reasons why it didn't sell. Here are the 6 most popular reasons why home didn't sell. The number 1 reason is most common ...

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March 21, 2021

Storage Ideas For Small Bathrooms

Storage Ideas For Small Bathrooms_Laurel Jonas Blog

Is your bathroom small? It’s the worst, isn’t it? Well, unfortunately, small bathrooms are very common, and are usually the smallest rooms in the house. I can almost bet that it almost always feels cramped and tight in there. Although the square footage doesn’t change, a change of organization and ...

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