Sell - Preparing to Sell

Posts in our real estate blog category here address "how to sell my home", "should I sell my house?" and how to "sell my house faster". Topics can include home improvement (for the purposes of attracting buyers), home staging, moving advice and tips, buyer incentives, home staging, showings. how properties are priced correctly with tips to get your target net. Selling a home in Southwest / Southern Ohio or the Cincinnati area? Our marketing plan. Work with us, see our reviews.

Found 36 blog entries about Sell - Preparing to Sell.

Perfect Pricing: the Sweet Spot for Cincinnati Listings

Figuring out the perfect pricing for any Cincinnati home for sale would be easier if there were a way to confirm past instances that hit that mark precisely. But that can’t be done. It’s the nature of the beast: it’s simply not possible. Even if a comparable Cincinnati home’s asking price resulted in being sold immediately at that exact amount, it only could have been priced perfectly. We can’t know that it wasn’t priced too low.

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Even if the pricing on some Cincinnati home was quickly met and even exceeded—IOW, it resulted in a bidding —that might be evidence that it had been originally priced too low. Even that isn’t certain because the supposed under-pricing resulted in a sale that was

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"What is My Home Worth?" - Pricing Correctly

Most Monroe, Ohio home owners are usually proud of their property, while just about all home owners across the U.S. ask "what is my home worth?" but usually have an erroneous idea. Every home owner around the world wants to sell their Monroe, OH property (or any location) for as much as possible, right?

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The first thing I will tell you is not to rely on robotic real estate estimators like Zillow and Trulia. They use algorithms, include properties that aren't for sale and for sale or not, cannot see inside your home, realize any upgrades (or disrepair) and a gross disservice to buyers and sellers. Heck, they were 10's of $1,000's off their own CEO's property.

So, for those considering selling their

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3 Tips for Moving Cross-Country With Kids

Any time parents make major changes in their kids’ lives, they strive to make the transition as smooth as possible. It is stressful to pick up and move a household across the country, and kids worry about leaving their friends, activities, and school behind while also being apprehensive about making new friends and fitting in at a new school.

There are a few proactive steps you can take to help your kids feel better about the transition and to ensure you choose the right educational environment for them at the same time.

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1. Talk to Your Kids about the Move Ahead of Time

  • The last thing you want to do is make your kids feel like you have dropped a bombshell on their lives. Once you have decided to
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5 Real Estate Tips: Maximize Summer House Showings

When Mason, OH weather turns sizzling, you might think that house showings might go better by holding off for milder weather. After all, as the mercury rises, energy levels tend to wilt, so prospective buyers willing to take on a big initiative—like lining up a new house—might seem to be in short supply. You might think that—but the evidence actually points in the opposite direction.

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It seems that the hottest weather invites more home buying instead of less. At least that’s what the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests—and experts at Fannie Mae agree.

The NBER finds that “warm weather may have a positive impact on home sales.” In warm weather, if a home has features like access to a

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Top 5 Creative Design Tips for Small Bathrooms

Do you often feel stuck in your own rest room? Does it always seem like a closet rather than your favorite place to relax and rejuvenate? Well, if in that case, surely you need a change. Now, the dilemma appears, how?

What are we here for then? We have answered all possible queries in such a way that it will not only transform your small spaced bathrooms, however, will leave you with something bigger than that – Happiness, Spacious aura and unbeatable excitement. The top five expertise design tips for renewing your small bathrooms into magical places are given below:

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1. Cornering and Downsizing: Small bathrooms demand the usage of every inch available. It is no wonder that corners play a key role

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6 Superb Vacation Safety Tips: Protect Your West Chester Home 

Listing your vacant home or going on vacation; an overstuffed curbside mailbox, blazing porch light at noon, or a pile of newspapers out there by your front door all indicate a couple of things West Chester homeowners would do well to avoid. For burglars and housebreakers of all stripes, these are like lighted billboards announcing:

  • This West Chester homeowner is off somewhere enjoying a nice summer vacation; and
  • This afternoon and/or evening, there’s nobody home!

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Every West Chester homeowner deserves an extended break now and then—and the July/August weather makes now the ideal time for many—but it’s also high season for break-and-enter artists (or just ‘enter’ artists,

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The PST! Factor Helps in Selling My Cincinnati House

If you see the letters “PST!” in connection with selling a house in Cincinnati, don’t think it’s someone whispering to get your attention (that would be spelled “psst!”).

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Net more from the sale of your home and sell it quickly. The selling-a-house kind of “PST” isn’t something whispered by a black marketeer to keep an off-the-books deal under wraps. There’s no need to speak in hushed tones about PST in polite conversation. When speaking about selling your Cincinnati house, its meaning is right out there in the open. It may not be on the tip of every homeowner’s tongue as they prepare their home for sale, but its import is undeniable in formulating one of your listing’s most important

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Selling Your West Chester Home - Two Big Obstacles

Sell your West Chester, Ohio home faster and for more? Selling your West Chester house is a lot easier when you have an experienced professional relieving you of the lion’s share of the work. My business partner and I spend full time dealing with the ins and outs of marketing, dealing with qualified prospective buyers, and making sure the Ohio and West Chester technical requirements are met to the letter. That means that the lion’s share of what you need to deal with are the finishing touches of showings and open house presentations.

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But long before any marketing can get under way; before an eye-pleasing West Chester listing can be created—and even before a final choice the right Realtor® is

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10 Home Improvements for House Value

Before you get too excited about Zillow’s estimate of your home, remember that Zillow have never been inside your home. In fact, their own website states that it is “computed using a proprietary formula” and notably,  “It is not an appraisal”. Therefore, the true value of your home could be very different to what is displayed on Zillow. The great thing is, you can skyrocket the value of your property by carrying out some renovations. 

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1) Paint - After living in a home for a while, it is easy to forget that it might have lost its fresh look. Some dirt and scuff marks hold memories, but a prospective buyer won’t see it that way. A lick of paint can make your home look like it was just built. Plus, it is one of

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Top 8 Ideas to Boost West Chester House Values

From time to time it can be fun to scour the latest “Top Ten” lists of cost-conscious ways to increase the value of West Chester house value.

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Some make more sense than others. Upgrading bathroom vanity cabinets appears on some of the house value lists, for instance—but those lists were probably thrown together in a hurry since the return on investment is admitted to be 66%. When an investment returns two-thirds of its cost, it’s hardly competitive. For West Chester homeowners preparing to sell, vanity cabinets don’t belong on the action list.

The best idea lists are the ones which show ROI: the return on investment. Here’s a new compilation, offered purely as food for thought (since the “return”

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