15 Steps in the Home Selling Process

Thinking about selling but hesitant because you don’t know what is involved? Here is a summary of what to expect in the home selling process, broken down into 15 steps. Home Selling Process 1. Make a decision to sell If selling is a choice, evaluate if selling makes sense for you. Talk to a Realtor to.

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Is staging your home really worth it?

I am meeting with a seller this morning to make decisions about flooring, painting and staging before her house hits the market. She has already had one potential buyer take a look who made a low-ball offer because of the work involved in updating it. That didn’t sound good to her, so… on to PLAN.

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Free eGuide – Things to Consider When Selling Your House

Are You Thinking About Selling Your House Soon? It’s difficult to know when is the best time to sell, or how to get the most money for your house, but you don’t need to go through the process alone. You may be wondering if prices are projected to rise or fall…or how much competition you.

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Sellers, turn on your lights!

If you have a home for sale right now don’t miss this seasonal opportunity to help a buyer fall in love with your house!  When you are lucky enough to have a showing after sundown, turn on all your lights inside and out. Having all the lights on can create an almost magical glow and an.

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Why going to open houses can be a good idea

Visitors at recent open houses reminded me of why open houses can be more beneficial than many people think… for the seller and current buyers… as well as for potential buyers and sellers. The benefit of an open house to the seller should be pretty obvious… to sell the house! While most properties don’t sell.

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Saying goodbye to your house

Selling your home where you have loved living is often bittersweet… and often even more so the longer you have lived there and filled it with shared memories and experiences. Clients who recently downsized and moved into a senior community made saying goodbye part of their process of sorting and packing with their family and.

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When did they start requiring egress windows in basement bedrooms?

As more family homes that haven’t been sold for 40-50 years are hitting the market we are seeing more homes with basement ‘bedrooms’ from years past without egress windows. That has prompted buyers to ask when they started requiring an egress window for a basement bedroom to be legal. I didn’t know the answer so did.

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5 reasons this fall is a good time to list your home for sale

1. Demand Is Strong The latest data released by the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors shows buyer demand is still strong and conditions are favorable for sellers… with only a 2.5 month supply of homes for sale, average 48 days on market until pended, and 98.5% of list price received. Buyers are ready, willing, and.

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Staging Bookshelves

Staging bookshelves when you are selling your home, especially if they are built-ins, are very important. If the bookcase is jammed full, all the prospective buyer will see is stuff. There eyes will be drawn to the all the items and miss the rest of the architectural features of the room.        .

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Open floor plans and the rise of the “mom-cave”

Open floor plans have been the dominant trend in recent years, both in new construction and renovations. They make smaller spaces seem larger and create great gathering spaces. Families with children have made them very popular… playtime, homework, meal preparation can all be happening at the same time and parents can keep a watchful eye.

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Dreaming about moving up to a more luxurious home? Now’s the time!

If you are bursting at the seams in your current home and have been yearning to move up to a more luxurious home the current market could be perfectly positioned for you! A Tale of Two Markets It’s a Seller’s Market for homes priced under $500k… with a supply shortage, strong prices and short market.

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