The Home Buyer's Korner

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January 22nd, 2016

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Home Buyer’s Korner

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Get Your Home In Selling Condition

Sell you homeA clean, uncluttered home is very likely the single most important thing to get your home sold quickly and for top dollar.

In fact, a recent survey by HomeGain showed a whopping 568% return on investment for money put toward cleaning and organizing a home for sale!

And other experts say that a well-put-together home can shorten the time on market drastically as well.

Before you think about listing your home, it’s essential for it to look its best.

Here’s Some Tips To Get Your Home In Tip Top Selling Condition

Examine your living space and see it as a buyer would — then double check this list of staging tips to make sure you haven’t overlooked these important details.

  1. Clear out the clutter. Tidy up counter tops, bookcases, garages and closets.
  2. Pack up your sentimental items. Personal photos and knickknacks should be boxed up for moving day.
  3. Get a storage unit. Open up space by moving furniture and boxes into storage — it will make the rooms appear bigger.
  4. Remove appliances and fixtures that you want to keep. If you are taking the dining room chandelier or the built-in microwave, remove them before the house goes on the market.
  5. Make minor repairs. Check that faucets don’t leak, doors close properly and holes in the walls are patched.
  6. Make it pretty! Windows, floors and bathrooms should be sparkling. Dust every surface, hang up fresh towels in the bathroom and make sure there are no lingering odors.
  7. Don’t forget the yard. Curb appeal starts at the curb — go figure — so mow the yard, wash down walkways and add some bright flowers near the front door to trigger the emotion to buy.

There are so many different ways to give your home an advantage over the competition in the spring buying market.

Plus, nice looking properties are more appealing for real estate agents to show their clients, so your well-taken-care-of-home may get a lot more exposure.

In the end, the better your property looks, the faster it’s going to sell…and get you the most for it. If you’ve been thinking about listing your home in anywhere in the Chicago’s Northern Suburbs be sure to call me first.

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Your Home Purchasing or Refinancing & Renovation Tools,

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Here are just a few of the home improvements

you might consider with any Home Renovation loan

Repair or replace a roof

Install, replace or repair gutters and downspouts

Replace, repair or upgrade your HVAC system

Repair or replace plumbing

Install, repair or replace electrical systems

Kitchen remodeling (including the purchase and installation of appliances)

Bathroom remodeling, Full interior painting, Total exterior painting

Repair or replace a septic system and/or well

Disability access (wheelchair ramp, elevator, widen doorways)

Build, repair or replace a deck, patio or porch

Basement waterproofing and finishing

Abatement/Stabilization of lead-based paint hazards

Replace old windows, Room additions, Finish an attic

Add a second story to your home

Replace a termite damaged sill plate (a water-damaged sill plate also)

Possible landscaping items such as correction of grading & drainage problems,

tree removal, repair a driveway and sidewalks

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