Real Estate Pitfalls
Best Colors for Selling
When selling your home, it is no longer just about your preferences but instead about trying to appeal to your buyer. Unfortunately, you can’t appeal to everyone’s senses but you can follow these rules outlined by Debbie Drummond when it comes to the exterior of your home. She states, “the color scheme of a house should be appropriate for its architectural style and allow it to be comfortable in its community.” When you update your home’s exterior with a fresh coat of paint, you are setting it apart from others on the market and will give your home a polished and clean look that will appeal to buyers.
So You Still Want to Sell?
Stop! Breathe in. Exhale – before you really begin to dig into the process that is selling your home, take a moment to consider how much of a hurry you are in to sell. Selling your home is a big deal – don’t rush it! No doubt, you are eager to get your home on the market, and depending on your situation, you could be desperate to get it out of your hands - but rushing in the beginning will usually only cause you setbacks and lengthen the process.
Zip Your Lip!
I have a bad habit of talking to talk, just something to fill the silence. I’ve realized that sharing every thought that pops in my head isn’t’ best and sometimes, I should just not say anything. According to a video recently posted on Realtor.com this is something that sellers might want to consider doing as well! They mention 3 phrases that are commonly said by someone selling their home, that are better left unsaid.
Millennials and Baby Boomers are trading spaces, so to speak. Boomers are saying sayonara to their homes in suburbia and welcoming urban living, while millennials are looking to larger, suburban living. If you’re trying to sell to millennials, here are things Zillow says to consider.
What if you could stage your home without actually lifting a finger? It’s possible. Virtual home staging is the digital way of presenting your home online, using photo-editing software to add the design touches your home is currently.
Most of the time, you never consider your neighbor as one of your biggest selling points when you decide to sell your home – but neighbors play a huge role in potential curb appeal.
As we enter March, we look ahead at what the real estate and housing market has to offer. According to Catherine Neilson via Zillow Porchlight, May is the magic month for selling your home, if you’re in the market to do so.
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