An attractively painted home will catch the eye of a prospective buyer before anything else. But whether you hire professionals or tackle the job yourself, an exterior paint job requires plenty of forethought, from color selection to type of paint.
Home Seller Advice
If you plan to put your home on the market over the next few months, you have some work ahead. As a seller, you'll be competing for the attention of buyers, and nothing will catch their interest like a bright, inviting home.
The year 2014 is just a few days old, so homebuyers and sellers still have time to make some practical resolutions for the new year. And remember to stick to them in the coming weeks and months!
Some homeowners believe their property won't sell in the winter months, so they take it off the market until spring. Such folks could miss out on a unique selling opportunity. Here are some wintertime staging tips to get your home noticed.
The age-old real estate quandary of whether to buy a new home or sell your existing property first can prove tricky in any market. We discuss the timing and financing behind this elaborate dance with the experts.
Researchers at Trulia sorted millions of property listings to find the most-used words and phrases. They ranked them according to most- and least-expensive homes, with a sidelong glance at regional differences. The results are curious, to say the least. (Hint: If you live in San Francisco and a Whole Foods grocery store is nearby, you're golden.)
Conventional wisdom says the smell of fresh-baked cookies can make a home more appealing to buyers, but recent research says no. Simple scents are more effective.
Planning to sell your home? Give yourself enough time to prepare the property. Spending a few hundred or a few thousand dollars to spruce up your home can add many times that amount to the final sale price.
Market dynamics are setting the stage for an amazing post-Super Bowl selling season, but there is one ingredient missing: sellers! It’s a great time for...
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