Depersonalize Your Home

We all may love our homes and how they seem to be a representation of us, but potential buyers want to be able to envision themselves being at home rather than feel like they are in someone’s house as a guest. You want them to feel at home and develop a...
Asbestos Disclaimers

Asbestos Disclaimers

Sellers can be a little confused when they are asked to sign an asbestos disclaimer. Asbestos is a known carcinogen, and when exposed, tiny particles can be released into the air you breathe. Asbestos is a common insulator used in many homes. It was used for for many...
Is Your Home Wired to Sell?

Is Your Home Wired to Sell?

The type of wiring in residential homes generally depends on when the home was built, where it was built and if it has been updated. In older homes, knob and tube type wiring was the norm, replaced later by plastic-sheathed wiring. Often, newer electrical panels and...
Staging Your Home To Sell!

Staging Your Home To Sell!

The greatest way to show a home is to have a key available. This is typically done by placing it in a secure lock box, provided to you by your Real Estate Professional. This will give agents, with prospective buyers easy access to your property and promote showings....
Investing in Plumbing Repairs

Investing in Plumbing Repairs

You will spot several different types of plumbing systems in any housing market, including your own. Copper, galvanized, rigid plastic, polybutylene, and soft plastic are but a few. Certain systems are more prone to having certain problems. Fixing minor plumbing...
How the Credit Crunch Affects

How the Credit Crunch Affects

Interest rates going up always have an affect on the price of homes, because buyer’s monthly payments go up. That usually translates to sellers pricing their houses at lower prices to achieve a quicker sale. This is a link to the new FHA AND FREDDIE MAC loan...