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 32 blog entries about Sell - Preparing to Sell.

Selling a Home in Winter has Advantages:

For a limited time; list your home for sale with us and get a FREE home warranty. This offer is limited to homes that are priced $125,000 and up.

We have numerous buyers looking to purchase a home, but, due to the very limited inventory, we decided to run this promotion in hopes of gaining more inventory choices for our buyers. 

Mortgage interest rates expected to rise at least 3 more times in 2017 and this could possibly have a negative effect on home prices, so, don't delay, call me today!

free home warranty

The cold winter months can be a great time to list your home for sale. Why? You ask.

  • A few simple reasons; home buyers that are out braving the cold and sometimes hazardous weather are often more serious
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The Gross Truth About Easements in Gross

As an active Realtor in Southwest Ohio, I come across situations involving easements in gross and other types of easements that can sometimes negatively impact a real estate transaction and also stories from new clients about easements causing issues in their past.

easements in gross

My business partner, Greg Hancock, and I are always seeking to educate buyers and sellers; easements in gross or easements period should always be looked for, evaluated and discussed.

Not doing so is like building without a permit and can come back and "bite you" down the road. I even have a personal story and example for you of how this can happen.

Easements can be defined or classified as easements in gross or easements appurtenant.

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11 Tips to Prevent Real Estate Closing Delays

If you’re thinking of buying a home, selling a home or perhaps already in the process, one of the most painful things a first time buyer, or any home buyer, can face is a delayed real estate closing which can cause a great deal of upset.

Bookmark this page! If you are selling a home, these tips will serve you well as they would a home buyer. 

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Buying a home in SW Ohio?

Just because you have a closing date, or just going with what generally accepted time frames are is no guarantee that your real estate closing will happen in a timely manner.

There are many reasons a real estate closing can be delayed, some of it falling on the seller’s shoulders, some on the agents involved and some delays are

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Greg's Picks, 30 Real Estate Blog Articles, August 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of August 2016

Why these articles? As active Realtors, my business partner Marty Snyder and I hate hearing about someone's bad experience with other real estate agents and love it when we get our chance to work with these clients and show them what a good experience can be.

real estate blog august 2016

On that note, not only do Marty and I blog about real estate, posting helpful articles packed with time and money saving tips for buyers, sellers and homeowners but also connect with great, experienced real estate agents around the U.S and abroad through social media.

I choose a selection of articles each month

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Top 5 Exterior Fall DIY Home Improvements

As an active Realtor for years buying and selling real estate across southwest Ohio, and a long-time homeowner, I can tell you that Spring and Summer aren’t the only seasons to spruce up your residence and do some home improvements. 

diy home improvement

Today I’d like to blog about some exterior home improvements perfect for the Fall season. Good grief, is it fall already?

Some home improvements beautify, others increase energy efficiency while yet other projects and upgrades protect the home. Each is important to preserve your house value.

Fall is the perfect time to accomplish the following exterior home improvements, cool enough to work outside and when it comes to plants and trees it’s the perfect time to start

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3 Social Media Questions to Ask a Realtor

Having built and coached two E-agent teams at two different brokerages and generating business for myself and business partner Marty Snyder, I can tell buyers and sellers a thing or two about shopping for a good real estate near you.

questions to ask a realtor

Why is social media so important for agents? Well, honestly I can tell that most real estate agents are terrible at social media, growing local audiences in different mediums and have no understanding of how it all works together, but how does that benefit a buyer or seller?

According to the National Association of Realtors statistics, some 91% of real estate agents use social media to some degree and 90% of buyers find their agent and their home on social media. Add to

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Greg's Picks,30 Real Estate Blog Articles, July 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of July 2016.

real estate blog

Why these articles?

I choose the articles based on questions buyer and seller clients ask Marty and I for the value these articles hold for buyers, sellers and homeowners.

Articles and posts are from notable real estate agents and also real estate industry related companies like mortgage, title or home improvement professionals.

Learning is always a good thing - buying, selling or a homeowner you can save money and time, protect your investment and improve the quality of your experience and living..

Comment freely; you won't end up on any email list. Links to your

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How to Sell My Home for More

My business partner Marty Snyder and I help clients buy and sell dozens of homes every year, and while sellers usually have a ballpark idea of their home’s value, it’s usually on the high end.

This is only natural, of course, just like a parent’s bias for a child and natural too to attempt to net every penny possible from the sale of their home.

sell my home for more

To that end, here are seven tips to help get top dollar when selling a home.

But before I dive into that, soon-to-be sellers should realize that consulting with neighbors, parents or the local tax man will not give you an accurate fair market value range.

"What is my home worth?" Rely on facts.

Range has everything to do with time frame constraints. It takes

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Greg's Picks - 25 Real Estate Blog Articles, June 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of June 2016 

Why these articles?

real estate blog

I choose the articles based on questions buyer and seller clients ask Marty and I for the value these articles hold for buyers, sellers and homeowners.

Articles and posts are from notable real estate agents and also real estate industry related companies like mortgage or title.

Learning is always a good thing - buying, selling or a homeowner you can save money and time, protect your investment and improve the quality of your experience and living.

Comment freely; you won't end up on any email list. Links to your real estate related sites with

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Summer Curb Appeal Ideas - Attracting Buyers

Many of us plant to attract bees, butterflies and local bird species, and if you think about it, you can use summer curb appeal to attract buyers just like birds, bees, etc.

One of the mega-benefits of upping your summer curb-appeal is the resultant photos and online image marketing; after all, photos sell homes. Too, consider the drive-by appeal - a home exploding with colorful beauty on the outside speaks to a well-cared-for home on the inside.

summer curb appeal

Before you begin, consider your budget, how much landscape you need to cover, look up your gardening and planting zone.

Please consider not using RoundUp for and Bayer weed control products - they kill bees in massive numbers, there are many great

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