Tag Archives: curb appeal

5 Things About… Preparing Your Home for a Showing

There’s a big difference between well-polished and well-maintained, and sometimes it can mean the difference between a sale and a pass. If you’re preparing your home for open houses and showings, there are a few cardinal rules to keep in mind.

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Selling Your Home? Outside Investments Produce Curb Appeal and Strengthen That Important First Impression

This post from Pat Neville, an agent in our Katonah, New York office, originally appeared on her blog.  Pat talks about the importance of curb appeal.  Sure, you think you’re an expert because you’ve watched all of HGTV’s ‘Curb Appeal’ episodes.  Well, as my mother always tells me, ‘you can’t learn life’s most important lessons from television.’  There are some key curb appeal strategies you should learn from a licensed realtor.  Pat gives you a pretty thorough rundown below:

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May 17, 2012

10 Reasons Your Home Won't Sell

There are a few realities sellers must look at when listing their home. Number one- we are still in a buyer’s market.  Number two-today’s homebuyer is more discerning than ever.  Number three- a realtor can provide invaluable insight and negotiating skill to help you sell.   Even if you’ve got these three items covered, there could still be some vital errors you are making that just aren’t helping your home sell.  Check out  10 reasons why your home won’t sell from William Tierney, a sales associate in our Scituate, MA office.

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February 16, 2012