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SELLER TIP – Stage Managers

Stage Managers Your home is very likely the most important asset you’ll ever own and so the selling of it is incredibly important for all kinds of reasons. There are now professionals who specialize in “staging a home” and making it re...

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SELLER TIP – Personal Property

Personal Property There are some priceless personal possessions that you know for sure will be going with you when you move. It’s a good idea to remove them from the premises before ever showing your home to a potential buyer. If a buyer n...

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SELLER TIP- Nooks and Crannies

Nooks and Crannies Know this – buyers are going to look in every nook and cranny in your house. Every closet, drawer and cabinet, and the basement and garage too! So it’s important to make sure that those areas are also clean and well-or...

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SELLER TIP – Less is More

Less is More When it comes to preparing your house for a showing, as far as furniture is concerned, less is more. A good rule of thumb is to only have enough furniture in each room to define the room’s purpose. By eliminating all unessenti...

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SELLER TIP – Repair & Replace

Repair & Replace Now is the perfect time to go through your entire house and do all those things you’ve been neglecting. Patch any holes or cracks; grease any squeaky hinges; unclog all slow drains; and replace any burned out light bul...

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2 SELLER TIPS – It’s Not You, It’s Them – Stand In Their Shoes

It’s Not You, It’s Them No doubt your home is filled with warm and loving memories for you, and that’s as it should be. But when it comes to selling your home, the buyer has to be able to see themselves in your home. And the best way t...

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SELLER TIP – First Impressions

You only get one chance to make a first impression! And the first impression that buyers will have of your home is their view from the street when they pull up in front. So make sure that your home has great curb appeal! Mow your lawn, clean ...

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SELLER TIP Clutter-Free

  In order to sell you home for the most money, you must not forget that our homes are filled with all kinds of nick-knacks and photos that are important and significant in our daily lives. But when it comes to selling your home, it...

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SELLER TIP – Sparkling Clean

Sparkling Clean In order to sell you home for the most money, everything in your house must be clean! Sparkling clean! A clean environment is so much more inviting to a prospective buyer and conveys the message that you’ve taken great car...

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Understanding taxes when you sell your house

How to sort out the taxes when you sell your house. By Liz Weston Dear Liz: I am trying to understand the capital gains tax exemption as it applies to the sale of a house. If I have no mortgage and I sell my house before I have li...

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