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Five Ways to Make Your Home’s ‘Curb Appeal’ Better Than Your Neighbors’

Curb appeal, or how your home looks from the street, is an essential part of preparing to sell your house. It's also where comparison with your neighbors' homes is inescapable which poses a problem if you're both on the market. Read on for five ways to boost your own curb appeal. Open Up: Garage Doors With Impact In most homes, the external facade is taken up largely by the garage door which means it's a big influence on how people see your home. Embrace that. Style your garage door to suit your home, touch up the paint or trim, or…
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Luxury Selling: How to Qualify Potential Buyers to Ensure They Can Afford Your Home

Luxury estates can be a challenge to sell. The more expensive a home is, the less potential buyers there are. The biggest hassle is going through the process with people who can't actually afford the home, only to have it fall apart at the last minute. Here are some ways to make sure the property is only being viewed by qualified buyers. Only Accept Offers From Buyers Who Are Pre-Qualified From A Lender One of the only ways to guarantee a buyer will be able to afford a luxury home is to let the bank do the work on your…
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Selling Your Home? Don’t Skip These 3 Essential Steps or Your Sale Will Suffer

If you want to sell your home quickly — and for the most profit — you can't just list it and cross your fingers. Successful sales are well-planned sales, and there are several ways in which you can make sure your own home sale turns out as you'd like it to. 1. Know Your Target Market What kind of people are buying homes in your area? Is your neighborhood popular among new families, retirees, young singles? Do a little research to see what type of buyers are typically attracted to the area, and figure out how your home caters to…
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Pocket the Profits: The Secrets to Selling Your Home above the Asking Price

We all want to sell our homes at above asking price, but what is it that makes a seller succeed at this? Here's our expert advice on how you can sell your home above the asking price. Ask For Less You may be surprised, but pricing your home lower than market value can have an extremely positive effect on the offers you receive. This is because a low-priced listing will stand out and will draw more attention, which boosts your chance of a bidding war. By attracting more buyers to come and look at your home, you will find more…
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Small Home Staging: 3 Ways That You Can Stage Smaller Spaces to Make Them Pop

When it comes to real estate, putting your home in its best light is key when it comes to making the sale. While it may seem like you're more limited with a home of a smaller scale, here are a few ways you can enhance what's best and make a good impression on potential buyers. Let There Be Ideal Light If you've ever taken note of a room on a perfectly lit day or a downcast one, the difference in how lighting can impact a space is marked. When staging your small space, you'll want to check the lighting of…
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