Selling a HOME not a house!

HOW YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT CAN HELP WITH THE SALE

While a great real estate agent is key to selling your home, you will actually be employing a team of specialists to get you through the process. Your real estate agent is well-connected and in many cases they will be able to recommend people who will handle all the services that go with fixing-up and selling your home, including: lenders, pest control specialists, home warranty companies, inspection companies, contractors, and plumbers and really anyone you need to help you through selling your home.

SELL AN HOME NOT A HOUSE

One of the biggest ironies of selling your house is that you must get it in such great condition that you may be asking yourself why you would even want to move out. Your focus right now may be on your own dream home, but consider your house now as someone else’s dream home, and start getting it ready for them. Putting a little work into it now makes the entire process of selling your house much more profitable for you in the long run. It is also going to make things run a more smoothly in the end.

MAKE THINGS EASIER FOR YOURSELF

As you begin packing to move to your new home, the realization will probably hit you like a ton of bricks: You have a LOT of stuff. Rather than taking these things with you to your new house just to stuff it into the garage and closets, lighten your load and make your move a little easier. A garage sale is a great way to unload lots of your little-used items and make a little extra cash to spend on decorating your new home. Also consider donating furniture and clothing to charity or others You’ll be doing something good for yourself and for your community.