Before you can successfully show off your house to anyone (or even take listing photos) you need to ensure you have a home that people will want to live in: one that’s well organized and filled with ample storage space. Here is a list of the most important places to de-clutter as you prepare to sell your home.
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Real estate agents frequently use a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to estimate a property’s probable
selling price. CMAs help sellers decide on a listing price, whereas buyers use them to determine how much
they want to offer for a property…
The seller has accepted your offer, the inspector didn’t find any underground streams or shaky foundations, and the closing date is set. You’re in the homestretch! While you can breathe a little easier, remember, the deal’s not done until everyone signs all the (zillion) documents at the closing table. And, your lender can still change […]
By Carriann Johnson, interior designer and TV personality As an interior designer for 16 years, I understand falling in love with the details. And it’s so downright exciting to shop for one of your largest investments – a home! But before you get carried away with your list of “dream features,” have you truly defined […]
Looking to sell your home quickly – and for top dollar? It might be time to make some updates. While “retro chic” details have had a recent moment in the spotlight regarding furniture and fashion, many homebuyers may not see truly outdated details as attractive selling points when purchasing a new home. As a seller, […]
RE/MAX Jul 26, 2016 For many first-time buyers, saving for a down payment is the most difficult step in the home-buying process. However, it’s a common misconception that you need 20 percent down to buy a home. Actually, lenders across the country offer mortgage products with very affordable down payments — some as low as […]
RE/MAX Jul 14, 2016 By Carriann Johnson, interior designer and TV personality I’ve seen the look on people’s faces when I suggest something needs to be updated in their home. They become deflated, overwhelmed and oftentimes confused. Please remember, it’s not personal. The goal is to make your home shine – and sell for the […]
You’ve decided you’re ready to buy your own home – now what? Start with these initial steps: 1. Get your financial ducks in a row. Calculate how much money you have in savings and assets, your total annual income and your expenses. Know how much of it you can allocate toward a downpayment and other […]