How to Get Rid of Pet Odor

Avoid Scaring Potential Home Buyers; How to Get Rid of Pet Odors

Cats, dogs and other furry friends are members of our families. But when it comes to selling your home, many potential homebuyers don’t want to meet these family members – and they certainly don’t want to smell them as they walk through the front door. If you’re in the process of getting your home ready to put on the market, you have a lot of work ahead of you. One of your primary goals is going to be to ensure that your house doesn’t smell like your pets. Fortunately, you can be proactive about this and lower your risk of turning off potential home buyers.

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How to Deal with a Low Ball Offer

5 Ways to Deal with a Lowball Offer on Your Home

When your house is for sale, almost nothing is more disheartening than when you get a lowball offer. It might take the wind out of your sails or it might simply leave you breathless. Before you let your anger get the best of you and decline the offer, consider some other ways to deal with it. You might just be able to turn a lowball offer into a sale.

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Home Buyers: Don't Fall for Home Staging

Buyer Beware: Home Staging May Be Hiding Big Problems

Selling a home these days is no easy business. Many sellers are learning home staging techniques or enlisting the help of professionals to position their homes in the best light. As a home seller, staging can be a very smart investment, often rewarding you in a faster sale or even a higher selling price.

As a home buyer, however, beware of falling prey to “model home syndrome,” which may distract you from the truly important characteristics – or warning signs – of a home. We explain.

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Should You Buy a Home Now or Wait?

Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?

Since the housing bubble burst more than two years ago, families all across America have been holding onto to their houses. Many who considered selling decided to wait, which is good because many who considered buying decided to wait, too. But there are some indications the real estate market is beginning to recover. Depending on where you live, now may be a good time to think about buying (or selling) a home.

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Worst Home Improvements to Make

7 Worst Home Improvements to Make

Many homeowners purchase a house with renovations in mind. You may need to put some work into your house before it lives up to its full potential. Before you start knocking down walls, make sure you are aware of the renovation’s return on investment. Here are seven renovations that may not pay you back when it’s time to sell.

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