7 home staging ideas you can do yourself

Selling your home the right way involves far more than just opening your door to potential buyers. How you present your home can have a big impact on the success of your sale. One study by Coldwell Banker found that staged homes spent half the time on the market of un-staged homes and sold for ...

5 mistakes to avoid when selling your home

Mistakes are great learning opportunities, but when it comes to a major transaction like selling your home, it’s best to learn from others and avoid making common mistakes. All home sellers want to sell their home for as much money and in as little time as possible, and all homebuyers want to buy a home ...

What to do if your home won’t sell

It’s a seller’s market in much of the US right now, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to sell right off the bat. You should be prepared for anything when putting your home on the market, and that includes the possibility that you might not receive any offers. What to do then? Here ...

How to host an effective open house

Open houses are an integral part of the home-selling tradition. Though their importance has declined some with the rise of Internet home shopping, and they attract “nosey neighbors” along with interested buyers, open houses can be an effective way to have many potential buyers view your home at once. The real estate agent you’re working ...

Seller tips to improve curb appeal

It’s old wisdom not to judge a book by its cover, but human nature doesn’t always agree. That can prove troublesome when trying to sell your home. No matter how fantastic your home’s living space, backyard or overall potential, if it doesn’t impress from the street, the right buyer may never bother to step through ...

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