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Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:53am | home, Real Estate, Negotiate, For Sale, first time buyers, Sell My Home
When it comes to a real estate transaction, whether you're a buyer or a seller, everything is negotiable. For many couples and individuals, a house or property will likely be the largest asset they ever own, which is why when it comes to the actual transaction, negotiating is incredibly important. Negotiating in real estate is more than just deciding on the sale price of a property or who will cover closing costs, and some negotiations will probably happen after the sale agreement is signed. READ MORE >
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 8:47am | Sell My Home, Repairs, For Sale
Curb Appeal
88 percent of homebuyers begin the process online, looking at pictures on the listing site. Good photos and real curb appeal help entice buyers to check out your house in person. You want to make a great first impression, so don't feel scared to make a statement -- you want buyers to fall in love with your house. The fixes below are minor and budget friendly enhancements that can be done in a day to help make your house more inviting and appealing, and help get potential buyers to schedule a showing! READ MORE >
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 9:34am | open house, Selling, For Sale
What is the true purpose of an open house? If you said, “To sell my house,” then guess again. The real answer is not what you think—and the truth is one of the best-kept secrets in the real estate business. READ MORE >
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 9:54am | Sell, Sell My Home, preparation, Repairs, For Sale, Home For Sale
Did the holidays leave your home looking a little worse for wear? Were you too busy trimming the tree and ringing in the new year to take care of routine maintenance? Did holiday guests leave lasting proof of their visit all over the carpets? If you’re planning to sell your home this year, now’s the time to get it back in shape and ready for house-hunting season, which is just a few months away. Pack Up and Organize READ MORE >
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 9:08am | Fall, Repairs, preparation, For Sale
  While spring may be the time for cleaning, fall is surely the time for fixing. Simple improvements can save money in utility bills as well as prevent costly repairs in the future. Like a well-played game of football, the homeowner needs a good playbook to get ahead in the game. The trick is, by the time it is October many areas might be into the first quarter -- well on the way to frigid temperatures – so prioritize and use this valuable time to the best advantage. Play it Safe READ MORE >
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 10:51am | Home For Sale, For Sale
Sold
  If you haven't had a chance to check out the financial advice from Dave Ramsey, we recommend you take a stop by his website - daveramsey.com. He has great information and tips on how you can save money and make better financial decisions. 1. Know what homebuyers want. READ MORE >
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 8:25pm | Sell My Home, Sell, List My Home, Listing, For Sale
As real estate professionals, it’s interesting to see the mistakes sellers make when they list their home.  Some of these can be very obvious, while others creep up on the homeowners and aren’t evident until either market time or dollars have been lost.  READ MORE >
The Watsons are active in local communities and have lived in the Northwest Suburbs for over 40 years. Their knowledge and experience will get you the results you want! ~ Jayne Smith, Palatine, IL
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