Seller's Guide

Would you replace your door if it meant an extra $6000 USD in your pocket?

Posted on Aug 28, 2019 in Seller's Guide

According to a recent Zillow report, a door can be worth about $6000 usd.   This makes sense… First impressions count and a poor experience at the entrance to the home will diminish interest and turn off buyers.  Remember supply and demand?  Less buyers means less money.

But you may not even need to replace that door.... A fresh coat of paint can go a l...

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A Four-Part Guide to Home Evaluation for Home Sellers

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in Seller's Guide

“How much is my house worth?” is the critical question anyone considering putting their home on the market is asking themselves. “How can I sell my home for what it is actually worth?” is the second question home sellers ask.

The challenge is that there is no easy way for home sellers to figure out how to price their property on their own.

At first...

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What IS an agent worth?

Posted on Jan 29, 2011 in Seller's Guide

It’s a good question. There are many levels of service and fee structures to choose from, so let’s consider the nuts and bolts of what you’re getting to help you decide what an agent is worth to you.

Basically, you’re paying for 3 things. Your agent’s time, services and expertise.

1. Your agent’s time.
Some agents work part-time, maintaining other job...

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When to adjust your asking price

Posted on Jan 12, 2011 in Seller's Guide

No two used houses are alike. Even if they are side by side, with the same floorplan and built in the same year, there will be differences in outlook, exposure, condition. Price selection is a matter of objective comparison to similar properties, taking into account market conditions and the seller’s timeframe/motivation, to establish a price RANGE...

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