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How to Prevent a Home Inspection from Unraveling Your Sale

You’ve decided to sell your home and you want a pre-sale home inspection. Congratulations, you are taking control of the sale of your home.  That’s important for you to get top dollar and the right terms.  But as a senior seller, what can you expect from the home inspection?  Since home inspectors look for hidden problems, it is helpful to understand what happens during and after an inspection. Home inspectors look for defects that create safety issues or loss of value to the home.  Cosmetic issues such as painting and replacing carpeting are not part of the home inspection process.

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3 Reasons Senior Sellers Need a Pre-Sale Home Inspection

Most everyone knows there are 2 things that will kill a real estate deal-the home inspection and the appraisal.  Most realtors urge buyers to use a home inspection during a real estate transaction but very few realtors urge their sellers to use one. Many sellers believe not knowing is better.  But licensed home inspectors are obligated to find and report problems.  With 99% of agents urging buyers to use a home inspection, as a seller you want to know upfront your risks to selling your home.  Regardless of the amount of time you’ve lived in your home, if you are planning to

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Home Staging Worth the Money, Effort? Yes.

Nearly every home seller hopes to get their property sold quickly and at top dollar. Staging may be just the thing to help in that quest, according to the National Association of REALTORS’® 2019 Profile of Home Staging. Using things like furniture, color, lighting, and accent pieces, professional stagers transform for-sale homes from ho-hum to oh-ah and work to make a property appeal to the largest number of prospective buyers. Here is the Highlight of the Report And their work has an impact that stays consistent over the years.  According to the 2017 NAR Home Staging report, 39 percent of

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3 Home Staging Tips to Help Sell Your Home Faster!

According to Stagedhomes.com, 95% of staged homes sold in 11 days or less and for 17% more!  Follow these 3 home staging tips to make your home more competitive. There are many myths about home staging.  Some myths include staging is decorating, expensive, and a do-it-yourself project.  All three are farthest from fact!  The truth is that staging and decorating are complete opposites, you can use whatever budget you want, and it is best to work with a professional, preferably an Accredited Real Estate Staging Professional.  Read on to learn more about these myths and gain some valuable home staging

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