Archive for the ‘Home Selling Tips’ Category

7 Essential Curb Appeal Tips for Sellers

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

With the spring real estate market heating up across the United States, it’s time to focus on curb appeal. You want your home to stand out from the others, and the exterior will be the first area buyers see. If it’s not in top shape, there’s a good chance buyers will move on to the…Read More »

These Tips May Speed Up Your Home Sale

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Who doesn’t want a faster home sale? Make a good impression on buyers to increase your chances of a speedy sale. Not sure how to do that? We’ve got tips for every step of the home sale process. Optimize Your Listing: A picture is worth a thousand words. Take professional quality images of your home….Read More »

9 Feelings That are Totally Normal When You Sell Your House

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Article provided by houselogic. View the original article here: http://ow.ly/8HL43002XIn. Selling a home has its moments of joy and frustration. Here’s what most people experience.

Iowa Home Prices Rose and Sales Decreased in February

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

The Iowa Association of REALTORS® (IAR) reported that February home prices are up and sales were down. According to the IAR’s Housing Trends Report, the median sale price increased by 5.5 percent from February 2015. The median sale price in February was $135,000 compared to $128,000 from last year.            …Read More »

Adding Value to Your Home

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Following these 10 tips will help to add value to your home and increase your chances of a sale. The Top 10: Tips to Add Value to Your Home 1. Clean, organize, and neutralize your space: Unclutter your house to make it look bigger and cleaner. Buyers need to be able to envision their own…Read More »

6 Reasons You Should Never Buy or Sell a Home Without an Agent

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Article provided by realtor.com®. View the original article here: http://ow.ly/ZFOZj.  It’s a slow Sunday morning. You’ve just brewed your Nespresso and popped open your laptop to check out the latest home listings before you hit the road for a day of open houses. You’re DIYing this real estate thing, and you think you’re doing pretty well—after all, any info you…Read More »

What if you Already Have a Home?

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Buying a new home and selling an existing home at the same time has its own set of challenges. With knowledgeable planning, you can ensure everything goes smoothly. Before putting your house on the market or committing to buying a new one, take a look at the prices of houses in the areas where you’ll…Read More »

Home Inspection

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

A home inspection is a thorough visual examination of the home and property. Many mortgage companies insist on a home inspection report before agreeing to a mortgage, so a pre-sale inspection enables you to address problems before you even put the house on the market. It also removes any questions about the condition of your…Read More »

6 Inexpensive Remodeling Ideas for Your Home

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Remodeling can cost thousands of dollars, which can take homeowners months or years to save. In the interim, how do you make improvements to rooms like bathrooms and kitchens? Instead of taking out loans for an expensive remodel, consider investing in a few of these less expensive remodeling alternatives: 1. Refinish bathtub If you have…Read More »

Freaky Friday House Superstitions

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Beware of the black cat! Whether you call them superstitions, old wives’ tales, or tall tales, there are so many spooky superstitions that have been passed down from generation to generation. There are some common superstitions that can strike no matter where you are — for example, walking under ladders, breaking mirrors, and black cats,…Read More »






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