If you're getting ready to sell your home you may be asking, "Should I stage my home?" Yes! Many buyers shop online first, and they eliminate homes based on photos alone. The first impression of your home could be the ONLY impression it makes! Buyers tell Realtors all the time that they don't like the photos, or that the house in question looks too dated, cluttered, small, or messy to consider. It may be in their price range and have all the features the buyer is looking … [Read more...] about Should I Stage My Home?
You’ve decided it’s time to move to a new home and neighborhood but first you must sell your home. Selling a home might seem straight forward, but there are more steps than just putting a sign in your yard. Here are all the steps to complete in order to sell your home for the best price. 14 Steps to a Successful Home Sale Choose a REALTOR. Talk to several agents, and listen carefully. Does the agent understand what’s important to you? Do they listen to you? Do they communicate clearly … [Read more...] about 14 Steps to a Successful Home Sale
The following is an excerpt from The Locale Real Estate News. Read the entire newspaper below. ASK MARY SUNDERMAN Dear Mary, A few years ago my husband and I moved into our first home. Today we have two kids, three dogs and frequent out-of-town visitors. It's easy to see that our quaint slide of paradise has been quickly outgrown. It took us awhile to decide whether or not we should add onto our current home or upgrade to a larger space in a different neighborhood, but we've finally decided … [Read more...] about The Second Best Season for Real Estate
Looking for a pet-friendly REALTOR? The Columbus Team is at your service. We consider your pet a member of your family. Below, please find some useful information on moving to a new home with pets, and consider printing as a general checklist so your pet’s needs are met during this busy transition! Here are some great tips for moving with pets. These tips can help you get prepared, transport your pet safely with less stress, and help your pet acclimate to their new surroundings. Congratulations … [Read more...] about Moving with Pets
A 2016 study shows that pets can impact our real estate decisions. How? The impact of pets is felt during buying process in two ways: Buyers are aware of the damage pets do to homes, and buyers want to make sure a new home accommodates their own pets when it comes to comfort and safety. REALTORS have known for many years pets can have a real impact on the condition of a home, and that in turn can affect buyer interest and the selling price of the home. As a seller, you don’t have to erase your … [Read more...] about How Pets Impact Our Real Estate Decisions