Selling Your Home

Dec. 1, 2017

U.S. consumer confidence improved again

NEW YORK – Nov. 30, 2017 – Consumer confidence, which had improved in October, increased even more in November.

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index now stands at 129.5 (1985=100), up from 126.2 in October. The Present Situation Index increased from 152.0 to 153.9, while ...

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Oct. 18, 2017

How to buy the last house you’ll ever buy

How to buy the last house you’ll ever buy

 

NEW YORK – Oct. 17, 2017 – My husband and I bought what we thought was a starter home 20 years ago. Now we think of it as our "forever" home, where we plan to retire and live out the ...

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July 30, 2017

Making a GREAT first impression

In today’s age of consumerism, every buyer is comparative shopping.  Make a small investment in time, money and effort in your home will give you a solid advantage over competing properties.  Pay attention to detail now because first impressions count with buyers and you have one chance and it starts ...

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July 30, 2017

Preparing Your Home to Sell

Exterior:

  • Make sure your lawn is mowed and edged.  The first impression a buyer will get of your home is from the outside.  Curb appeal is very important.  If you don’t have the time to keep the lawn mowed and edged, now is the time when hiring a service would ...
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July 30, 2017

Costs Related to the Sale of Your Home

WHAT COSTS ARE RELATED TO THE SALE:

Mortgage Pay Off:  Before the closing, you will sign a release for the Title Company or Attorney to get the amount that will be owed at the day of closing.  This will allow the Closing Company to prepare the closing documents and they ...

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July 30, 2017

Pricing Your Home

THE BENEFITS OF PROPER PRICING

There are several benefits of properly pricing your home.  They include:

1) FASTER SALE:

  • When your home sells faster, you save carrying costs which include mortgage payments, taxes, insurance, and maintenance.
  • A QUICKER SALE CREATES LESS INCONVENIENCE TO YOU.  If you have moved before, you ...
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July 30, 2017

Why use a REALTOR®

  1. Can you wait a year to sell your home?
  2. Are you comfortable having open houses or showing strangers your home?
  3. Do you know how to price your home competitively?
  4. What do you do when negotiations stall?
  5. Do you know how to properly execute a real estate contract?
  6. Do you know ...
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