Selling Tips

Aug. 29, 2022

Home Selling Tip- Be flexible with showings

Be flexible with showings! Accommodate the buyers as much as possible. Buyers want to view homes on their schedule. If you as the seller make it complicated, they may just skip it all together. Have your home ready to show before you leave for work. Have a plan for last ...

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July 26, 2022

What is the MLS?

What is the MLS?

What is MLS_Laurel Jonas Blog

MLS stands for Multiple Listing Service. It is a database of homes for sale that is produced and maintained by real estate professionals to help their clients buy or sell property. Homes for sale on an MLS are called listings. The MLS listings typically include important ...

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June 14, 2022

6 Potentially False Home-Selling Hopes and Dreams

6 Potentially false home selling hopes and dreams_Laurel Jonas Blog

Home sellers are in a great mood these days. And who can blame them? In this seller’s market where homes go fast and for top dollar, many sellers are excited to cash in and make a killing. In many cases, they’ll succeed—yet this wild exuberance can also go overboard. Such ...

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March 24, 2022

A 3 Step Downsizing Plan

3 step downsizing plan_Laurel Jonas Blog

When it's time to move to a smaller home, these tips will help you save the memories while minimizing clutter in your new place. Moving into a new house is often bittersweet. You are excited for the change, but sad to leave a home so full of memories. Downsizing ...

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March 20, 2022

Found a Buyer on Your Own? Here’s Why You Still Need an Agent

Found a Buyer on Your Own? Here’s Why You Still Need an Agent_Laurel Jonas Blog

 

Let’s say you’re selling your house. And before you even get a chance to snap listing photos and put it on the market, a buyer comes along. Perhaps the buyer makes you an offer you just can’t refuse. Congratulations, you just cut out many steps of the home-selling process—showings ...

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March 8, 2022

Selling your home and you found the buyer. Here's why you still need an agent.

Selling your home and you found the buyer. Here's why you still need an agent_Laurel Jonas Blog

Let’s say you’re selling your house. And before you even get a chance to snap listing photos and put it on the market, a buyer comes along. Perhaps the buyer makes you an offer you just can’t refuse. Congratulations, you just cut out many steps of the home-selling process—showings, open ...

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Jan. 27, 2022

10 Fatal Mistakes That Will Kill the Sale of Your Home

10 Fatal Mistakes When Selling Your Home

While it might seem a little dramatic to call a seller's mistakes fatal, especially over something as innocuous as selling your home, selling a home is serious business. Not approaching it as such is a surefire way for your home to remain on the market.

 

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Jan. 20, 2022

Selling Your Home? Don’t Forget These 6 Maintenance Tasks

Selling Your Home? Don’t Forget These 6 Maintenance Tasks

If you’re a homeowner, you already know that keeping your property in tiptop shape requires dedication and patience for ongoing maintenance. But what if you’re putting your home on the market or even accepted an offer? Perhaps you’re thinking: Not my problem anymore. However, just because you’re selling doesn’t mean ...

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Jan. 12, 2022

What Is The Goal Of Staging Your Home?

What Is The Goal Of Staging Your Home_Laurel Jonas Blog

When the real estate market turns sluggish, you may have to take steps to set your home apart from others. It won't be enough to just put out a for-sale sign and wait for potential buyers. One way that homeowners can sell their homes more speedily is by home ...

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Jan. 5, 2022

Do I Need Neutral Painted Walls To Sell My Home?

Do I Need Neutral Painted Walls To Sell My Home_Laurel Jonas Blog

"If you want to sell your home, paint your rooms beige." That could be the rallying cry of real estate agents across the country, and for good reason. Presentation and first impressions mean everything when selling a home, and the men and women who make their living selling homes know ...

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