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Sell Your Home Fast Using These 5 Tips



Today I want to go over five great tips that will help you sell your home faster.

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When selling your home, you want to make sure you sell quickly and for the most money. I’ll go over five tips that will help you do just that.

1. Update your landscaping. Curb appeal is crucial. When we take exterior photos, which is the main presentation that we have online, you want to make sure the beds are clean and the landscaping looks good in order to attract the greatest amount of buyers.

2. Move out of the house or make it appear as though you’re moved out. Declutter and rent a storage facility to store all of your belongings. Buyers want to be able to picture their own things in a home, which is much easier when your things aren’t there.

If you don’t have neutral colors, have the house painted to make it look fresh.

3. Add fresh paint or flooring as needed. If you don’t have neutral colors, have the house painted to make it look fresh. If your carpet is old, replace it.

4. Utilize professional photos and video. These are the best ways to attract buyers and get them to want to see a home in person.

5. Price your home to sell. Make sure you are staying competitive with your neighbors or even offering a better deal.

If you have questions about selling your home or if you have any other real estate questions, please feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you!

Why Now Is Such a Great Time to Sell Your House



Now is an outstanding time to sell your house. These are the top three reasons why.

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There are three big reasons why now is a great time to sell your house here in northeast Ohio.

1. Consumer confidence: The election's finally over, and we're seeing record stock prices and a lot of homebuyers flooding the market.

2. Interest rates are on the rise: After the recent rise, people are flocking to the market to buy a home before rates go up again. By the end of the year, rates are anticipated to go up quite a bit more, so even more buyers will want to lock in a low interest rate on their mortgage before this happens.

Homebuyers are flooding the market to
buy before rates go up again.

3. Inventory is extremely low: A ton of houses came off the market in the winter, and now I see a lot of houses listed again this year. Many of these sellers are pricing their homes to sell, meaning you can get as good of a deal or better than you could have last year.

If you're considering selling your property this year, give me a call or send me an email soon before these favorable conditions expire. I look forward to hearing from you!

Fall and Winter: Underrated Selling Seasons


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When fall rolls around, a lot of people decide it's time to take their home off the market if it hasn't sold, and wait until spring. Although this is the conventional way of thinking in the real estate business, it doesn't mean that it's absolute or definitive. 

We are here today to tell you that the real estate business just doesn't stop. In fact, there are a lot of advantages to keeping your home on the market during the latter part of the year. Here are 3 of them:

1. Less competition
 There will be a lot of homes that come off the market in the next few weeks as it gets colder. In the fall selling season, there is a reduced amount of inventory, resulting in less competition

2. More effective showings
 In the fall and winter, showings are extremely efficient. People won't just be walking through a house during the cold winter season with snow on the ground if they aren't serious buyers. 

3. You get a better price
 Every year, without fail, we get offers in November and December, typically from people who sold their home and are needing to buy now. As a result of low inventory, they will pay good money for a good home that they like, most often near asking price. 


If you have any questions about selling your home in the fall or winter, or anything else real estate related, give us a call or send us an email. We'd be glad to help!