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Do Not Sell Your Home During the Holidays!

It’s that time of year again…when all real estate blogs are full of articles of why you should put your home on market during the holidays.  I agree with all of them, and I have my own thoughts about the topic of selling your home in Winter.

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How To Competitively Price Your Home

Most sellers have an emotional connection to their home and feel it deserves top dollar when sold. Everyone naturally wants to get the most money for his or her product.

Therefore I like to offer you some practical advice for establishing a fair, competitive and marketable sale price for a home: Continue reading

September 26, 2012

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

5-Item-Checklist Before Putting Your Home on the Market

Homebuyers and sellers are arguably more discerning now than they have ever been.  They know all the stats, comps and neighborhood history to arrive at an informed selling price or asking price.  However, to pick on sellers for a second, sometimes they seem to miss some of the essentials needed to present their home in the best light, receive the best price and sell in the least amount of time.  After all, aren’t these three goals the crème de la crème of home selling today?  Achieving them does not have to be as difficult as deciphering the meaning of Lady Gaga’s raw meat dress she wore to an awards event last year (has it been figured out yet?).  William Raveis agent, Alison Lundie, of our Washington Depot, CT office, describes 5 must do’s prior to putting a home on the market.  You can also visit our extensive homebuying and selling guide for tips on the big change.

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May 31, 2011