When you have to continue living in a home at the same time you are trying to sell it, keeping it ready for a showing at any time can be a challenge. This challenge is doubled when you have children in your home. You want to be able to accommodate a showing whenever possible in

Selling a home is stressful for everyone, and having young children in the house can add to the stress for the parents. Let’s face it-kids have a way of making a mess in a hurry and leaving it behind for someone else to deal with. They are also problematic in other ways when it comes

If you have already moved out of the house you are selling, you generally have two choices. You can do home staging-either on your own or by hiring a professional-or you can let the house be shown empty. There are pros and cons to both, although many will lean toward the staging option. Consider the

It may seem obvious, but many sellers fail to recognize that a home that feels, looks, and smells welcoming and homey will more likely raise a buyer’s interest when they come for a showing. Of course, you think your home is pretty comfortable and welcoming already, but there are a few things you can do

In tough economic times, saving the money that you would have to pay a real estate agent to help you sell your home can be a tempting idea. Sale by owner has become a fairly common practice in many locations, and in some cases it can be successful. But before you consider trying to sell

So you are ready to sell, but you know that there are a few things in the home that could stand some updating in order to increase your selling price. Your remodel budget is limited, and you are wondering where to spend it. The good news is that there are some solid answers. But there

What Season Is Best To Sell?

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 by

So you are ready to sell your house, but you look out the window and see several feet of snow on the ground. Should you bother putting your house on the market in the winter, or should you wait until spring? Is there a better season in which to sell your home? The answers to

Dance while you dust: This is the perfect time to fully indulge your musical interests; break out the iPod or turn up the CD player, and you’ll be singing along to your favorite tunes and won’t find cleaning to be a chore at all! Clear out the clutter: Take the opportunity to dig into the

You can use steel wool to: Fill a screw hole that has become too big for the screw. Stuff the hole with steel wool and re-insert the screw. Make an instant pincushion. Stuff an old sock with steel wool and tie tightly for a pincushion that will keep pins and needles rust free. Repel kitchen

DO water every five to six days during the warm season. DO water early in the morning. DO set sprinkler water spray close to the ground, not in high arcs. DO soak the area for 30 minutes to 1 hour. DON’T water during the heat of the day (you lose ⅓ of the water to

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