Like Chip & Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, remember to seek wise counsel.

Investing in property ? Like Chip & Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, I recommend you seek wise counsel ‘and all these things shall be added unto you’ says Biblical scripture. When there is more that 1 person as part of the buyer / seller / ownership  package, I take just as seriously the ‘non-financial aspects’ … More Like Chip & Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, remember to seek wise counsel.

WHY STAGE YOUR HOME

1.  We want to test the market.  For how long ? Whats the exact plan, 90 days ? And the 91st day?  Price reduction– 90 days worth of potential buyers gone. 2.  It costs too much.  Staging costs virtually always less than the first price reduction…and carrying costs. ? 3.  We can’t, we’re living in … More WHY STAGE YOUR HOME

Make Your Home Safer

Burglars most often enter a place through an unlocked door, says Craig L’Esperance, a detective for a Midwest law enforcement agency. Other times the home owners have a burglar alarm, but forget to set it when leaving the house, even for just a short amount of time. More

Home Upgrades: More Cost Than Value

“Falling home prices pushed the value of remodeling down for the fourth consecutive year, buts small-scale projects and replacements may be leading the way to recovery,”  Webmasters note: Call us for ideas specific to your area/ property/ and situation, put my 3  licenses & 28 yrs experience brokering, building & investing to work for you.

Dear Seller: Ten Sure Fire Ways to Distract Buyers From Focusing on Your Home

10) Leave your “friendly” dog roaming free inside the house when you know we are coming to see it. Not all buyers are dog people. 9) Leave something aromatic cooking in the crock pot for your dinner that night Not all buyers are going to be fans of your food choices. 8) Keep photos of … More Dear Seller: Ten Sure Fire Ways to Distract Buyers From Focusing on Your Home