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Real Estate Pros to Homeowners: Don’t Wait to Sell

“A lot of people are missing the best market now by waiting,” Kris Lindahl, CEO and founder of Kris Lindahl Real Estate in the Minneapolis area, told MarketWatch. Homeowners are finding themselves with more negotiating power as buyer demand remains high and housing inventories are slim. The supply of homes for sale is at a record low of 1.9 months. A six-month supply is considered a healthy balance...

How a Realtor Identifies the Correct Market Value of Your Property

In order to get just the right listing price, the property needs to be evaluated carefully, from a neutral perspective. Influenced by an emotional attachment to their properties, many sellers tend to add value to some distinguishing aspects of the house — its character, its quirks — not realizing that a potential buyer might consider those same things a hindrance. Anything from room decorations,...

6 Quick Tips for Planning Your Move

Planning a move can be a stressful process. Follow the below tips to help you remain organized and manage through it with less stress. 1. Color code each room in your new home, then pack and label your boxes to match their new location. 2. Use suitcases to pack clothes you'll need right away. 3. Keep essential items close on hand: Tape, scissors, utility knife, hand soap, dish soap, kitchen...

8 Factors that Enhance a Home’s Value

Text Version: Looking for the best return on investment on the home you're buying? Consider these factors, which Realtor.com identified by analyzing millions of sales nationwide: 1. Small Size. Over the last five years, homes under 1,200 s.f. are favorites of retiring boomers and first-time buyers' and have appreciated by an average of 7.5% per year - While homes 2,400 s.f. or larger have risen just...

How to Prepare for a Home Inspection

Text Version: ✔️ If home is empty, leave utilities on and pilot lights lit. ✔️ Make sure electrical sockets, light fixtures, switches and fans work. ✔️ Confirm smoke and carbon monoxide detectors operate. ✔️ Check that faucets and toilets run properly and don?t leak. ✔️ Clean stove and over so they won?t smoke and set off alarm when tested. ✔️ Verify doors and windows open...

11 Home Features that Help You Sell Faster

Text Version: Thinking of upgrading your home before you sell? Here are the features buyers want most. 1. Laundry Room (92%*) 2. Energy Star Appliances and Windows (90%) 3. Exterior Lighting (90%) 4. Ceiling Fan (86%) 5. Patio (86%) 6. Full Bath on Main Level (83%) 7. Hardwood Floors on Main Level (82%) 8. More Insulation than Required by Code (81%) 9. Garage Storage (81%) 10. Eat-in Kitchen...

10 Most Common Flaws Found During Home Inspection

Text Version: In a study of more than 50,000 residences, here are the top 10 defects found during home inspections. 54.9% Doors need adjusting/servicing 54.8% Faucets and shower heads need servicing 54.5% Exterior caulking/sealant missing 53.7% Outlet or light switch problems 48% No circuit breaker (GFCI) protection 45.1% Missing or defective smoke alarms 45% Cosmetic or sheetrock...

5 Things to Do If You’re Selling Your Home During the Pandemic

Text Version: The world has changed a lot in recent months.  However, that doesn't mean the process of selling your home needs to be put on hold.  Here are 5 things to do if you're selling your home during the pandemic: 1. Clean and disinfect your home thoroughly. Finish up any DIY jobs and work on your home's curb appeal. 2. Reschedule any in-person open houses, in consultation with your Realtor,...

How to Protect Your Home During an Open House

Text Version: 1. Never picture anything of value in listing photos. 2. Remove antiques that might be damaged. 3. To prevent identity theft, hide bills and other documents that might have your contact information, Social Security numbers or bank account numbers. 4. Remove your checkbook and bank deposit slips. 5. Lock up or remove valuable jewelry. 6. Hide extra house keys, car keys and garage door...

House Not Selling? Try These Fixes

Text Version: Having a hard time attracting buyers? Consider these ideas to revive your home's potential. 1. Check Off the basics. If you haven't done so already, eliminate clutter and family photos, repair obvious flaws and have the home professionally cleaned. 2. Rethink room staging. Can you shift around furniture to make small rooms look more spacious, or to create focal points in large...

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