Selling Your Home

June 6, 2016

Top Tips For Summer Sellers

Did you know that 50 percent of homes are sold in the summer? When you think about it, it makes sense. The kids are on summer break, so moving won’t interrupt their studies. Most industries tend to slow down in July and August, so taking a week off to pack ...

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May 18, 2016

Five Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling

 

You’ve read every article about how to sell a house and followed all the rules. Your home is neat and clean, your curb appeal is on point, and your neighborhood is picturesque. There’s just one problem. Your house has been on the market for months and the only thing ...

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May 10, 2016

3 Trees to Keep Out of Your Yard

Tall, healthy trees are a wonderful addition to your neighborhood and yard. They provide shade—especially during our hot Wilmington summers—nurture beauty, and make a home feel more cozy. Not all trees are created equal, however, and there are certain species you’ll want to avoid in order to protect and preserve ...

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May 9, 2016

Four Steps To A Great Relationship With Your Realtor

Good relationships are important. This is true whether you’re talking about a relationship with your parents, siblings, children, friends, neighbors or real estate agent.

Yes, that’s right. If you’re buying or selling a home, a good relationship with your real estate agent is very important to ensuring the process goes ...

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April 19, 2016

Sell Your Home with the Help of Your Pet

Once upon a time, people who were selling their homes were told to hide all traces of their pets. The idea was that dogs and cats create a lot of extra dirt, allergens, and unwelcome smells. Pretending those pets didn't exist was a better strategy.

These days, times have ...

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March 28, 2016

7 Simple Ways to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

A wise person once said, “First impressions are everything.” While this is a good thing to remember when introducing yourself to new people, it also applies to your home—especially when your goal is to sell.

Many sellers spend a lot of time prepping the inside of their homes by ...

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Feb. 28, 2016

How NOT To Stage Your Home

There are plenty of articles out there that tell you how to stage your home so others will want to buy it. But that doesn’t clear up the confusion about which strategies are off limits. Staging is an investment, and it can be hard to rationalize spending money on a ...

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Jan. 18, 2016

Fast And Affordable Updates To Help Sell Your Home

When your house is on the market, every second counts. For some people, selling quickly is a priority because they need to move for a job or before school starts. For others, they’re already in a new place and can’t afford to pay two mortgages. And for a few, buying ...

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Dec. 31, 2015

Love It Or List It

On the popular HGTV show, “Love It or List It,” a real estate agent tries to convince a couple to sell their home by tempting them with new options, while an interior designer tries to convince them to stay by renovating their current home. By the end of the ...

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Nov. 23, 2015

How To Create And Market A Captivating Listing

As a real estate professional, there are some days when I spend the bulk of my time scheduling showings and completing paperwork. It may not be exciting work, but it's part of the job. Equally important is the time spent creating a captivating listing. From words to photos, a ...

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