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Checklist for Showings and Open Houses

Once your home goes on the market, real estate agents may call to show your home anytime, day or evening. Keeping your home “showtime” ...

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Hiring Your Listing Agent

Most people know one or more real estate professionals and when they need to find a listing agent, they’re tempted to hire a member of ...

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Homebuyers’ Five Biggest Complaints

Homebuyers have one simple expectation – that when they go out with their agent to shop for a home that the seller is ready for them to buy.

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How to Thrill Homebuyers

As a home seller, you have a lot more control in pleasing buyers than you think. If you start the selling process by learning what buyers really want ...

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Taxes and Selling a Second Home

When it’s tax time, you may have questions regarding the sale of your second home. Do you have to pay capital gains? All that depends ...

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The Wrong Reasons To Price Your Home High

Overpricing a home is the biggest mistake a seller can make. Asking a high price for your home may show pride of ownership, that you value ...

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Three Negotiating Mistakes Sellers Make

When you list your home for sale, you believe you’ve priced it right, staged it beautifully, and timed the market correctly for a quick sale.

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Have your HOA Documents Ready For Buyers

If your property is part of an association of condominiums, cooperatives, planned communities or any type of residence that has a homeowner’s ...

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The Positive Side of a Slowing Market

You need to sell your home, but your hometown market is slowing down. No more multiple offers, no more offers over list price.

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Think Like a Homebuyer

You’re about to sell your home, and you’ll be a step ahead if you put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. What does the buyer want?

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Should You Sell or Remodel Your Home?

Anything that gets as much use as your home shows wear and tear after a few years. Colors and decorative styles look tired and outdated.

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Suggestions for Home Sellers with Pets

Over two out of three households or 85 million families in the U.S. includes one or more pets, according to III.org.

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Reduce Your Home’s Price the Right Way

The first two weeks of marketing are crucial. In that time, if your home has received few showings or offers, price is the most likely issue. It’s time ...

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Stage Your Home Like A Pro

Staging your home to sell is very different from decorating your home for your own enjoyment. You decorate your home with your own taste ...

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Staged Homes Sell Fastest

To sell your home fast, get rid of clutter, depersonalize, clean it thoroughly and paint it inside and out. But is that all you need ...

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The Best Home Staging Principles

Home staging is one of the most important things home sellers can do to successfully sell their homes to secure the highest price.

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The Sheltering Roof

How do you know when a roof needs replacing? Leaks through the ceiling, missing shingles, frayed or curling shingle edges ...

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Which Contingencies Should You Allow?

When you put your property on the market, you may get a purchase contract from a buyer that contains one ...

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Why Market Conditions Are Important

Homebuyers and home sellers all want to know one thing – how much a home is worth. What they may not realize ...

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Your Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Network Professional

As you think about selling your home, it may have crossed your mind that you should try to market it yourself ...

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Five Do and Don’t Improvements For Resale

Most buyers want a move-in ready home that’s clean, updated and functional, and they’re willing to pay more...

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Sell Your Home Using The Five Senses

One of the best ways to get your home ready to sell is to remember to use the appeal of all five senses in your marketing.

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Staging a Smaller Home

The number one reason homebuyers purchase a home is to get more space, but there are also homebuyers...

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Rainy Day Projects for Sellers

Rain may postpone fun things you want to do outdoors, but it doesn’t have to dampen your day.

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Front Door Curb Appeal

When homebuyers pull up to the curb in front of your home, you want them to feel intrigued and excited to come inside.

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Don’t Sell It Yourself

There are pros and cons to doing anything yourself. You weigh factors such as your expertise, the enjoyment of doing a certain task ...

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Before You Paint Your Exterior

Few home maintenance chores are as time-consuming and labor-intensive as preparing and painting outdoor trim.

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Keeping Your Home Show-ready

It’s challenging enough to work, raise a family, cook meals and keep your home clean and straight, but it’s crucial ...

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Don’t Overprice Your Home

One of the most well-known real estate mantras your Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network professional will tell you ...

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CMAs for Sellers

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, your Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network professional can give you a snapshot of the local market ...

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Do Sellers Have to Do Repairs?

Typically, buyers include a home inspection contingency in their purchase offer that allows them to ask the sellers for repairs ...

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Curb Appeal: First Impressions Count

Curb appeal is one of the most important factors in selling a home, and one of the most difficult to quantify ...