"Know where to find information and how to use it - that's the secret to success." Albert Einstein "I don't care howmuch power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don't harness it and focus it on a specific target...you're never going to accomplish asmuch as your abilitywarrants." Zig Ziglar "You miss 100%of the shots you don't take." Wayne Gretzky
"Know where to find information and how
to use it - that's the secret to success."
"I don't care howmuch power, brilliance or
energy you have, if you don't harness it and
focus it on a specific target...you're never going
to accomplish asmuch as your abilitywarrants."
"You miss 100%of the shots you don't take."
There's a lot of competition in the housing market these days.
When you put your home up for sale, you're bound to be up
against several other similar listings. That's why it is important
to make sure your property is in a good state of repair so that
it makes a good impression on potential buyers.
Here are some things that may need your attention or the help
of a reputable contractor:
1. Doorways. Inspect all your entry systems closely. Look for
sagging screens, cracked glass, squeaks, and aging or
broken aluminum parts. Consider giving your doors a fresh
coat of paint.
2. Roof. Check for missing shingles and have replacements
installed where necessary. Also inspect the gutters.
Remove any leaves and other debris that may have
3. Walls. Look for nail pops, holes and dents. Patch and paint
4. Toilets. Make sure all toilets are still secured firmly to the
floor and don't rock when you sit on them. Anchoring nuts
tend to corrode over the years. Replace where necessary.
5. Faucets. Inspect all faucets, including those in the laundry
room and other areas. Do you have one that drips? If so,
repair or replace it.
6. Cabinets. Kitchen and bathroom cabinets get scratched
and worn in spots over the years. There are many great
scratch repair products on the market that can make
cabinetry look almost new.
7. Decks and gates. Any loose boards? Rickety stairs?
Sagging gates that you have to lift in order for the latch to
close? Buyers will notice. Get them fixed.
The good news about these types of repairs is that they are
relatively inexpensive, yet make your home show
Want more ideas for selling your home faster and for the best
price? Call today!
You may think that being a host or
tour guide for potential buyers who
are viewing your home is a good
idea. After all, who knows more
about the wonderful features of
your property than you do?
The problem is, buyers don't feel
the same way.
They much prefer to see your home
with only a REALTOR® present. This
helps them feel less like an intruder
and more comfortable giving your
property their full consideration.
Not intended to cause or induce the breach of, cancellation of, assignment of, or to interfere in any way with the existing agency agreement of another Realtor.