2 Things to Consider When Making a Home OfficeWhen you work for yourself, having a designated workspace is important for productivity. You may want to set up a home office if you launch your startup from your residence, but designing the perfect workspace takes careful planning and preparation. Consider these two things when making a home office.
Inexpensive Home Staging Tips You Can’t Afford to SkipBefore you can stage your home, you have to start by removing the clutter. For the purposes of selling, remember that clutter means anything that’s excess, including too much furniture, pictures on the walls, tchotchkes, and even things that are tucked away in cabinets and closets (because buyers will open them, and they want those to be spacious too!). When deciding how much to get rid of, there isn’t exactly a magic number, but try to aim for two thirds of what’s in your home.
Sell Your House Fast: 7 People You Need on Your TeamSo, you’ve decided to sell your home. Congratulations! Before you start playing with a mortgage calculator to see how much you can afford on your next home, you’ll want to know how to sell your current home fast. Ideally, you’re looking to list your home, generate interest quickly from potential buyers, and in a perfect world, a bidding war will ensue and you will get more than the asking price for your house. But before all of this can happen, you’re going to want to spend some time gathering a team of people who can help you along the way.
10 Steps to a Professionally Staged Kitchen
The kitchen is one of the first things home buyers look at, and if they do not like what they see they may never go beyond that room. If you have seen plenty of people at your open houses but still no buyers, it may be time to some professional staging.
You do not necessarily have to stage every part of your home, and if cash is tight full professional staging may not be possible. But focusing your staging efforts on the kitchen just might turn the tide, and here are 10 steps for kitchen staging success.
Throw Away That Real Estate Brochure Box
Visualize the listing ID number texted into the receiving text address, with an automatic text message reply linking to the online listing brochure. The drive-up visitor doesn't have to leave the comfort of their car to get a much more detailed brochure about the home; it's never empty either.
Once the drive-by home shoppers leave, they're taking that text message home, and they can look at it later as much as they want, often generating a request for a showing. All this is great and not terribly expensive, but there is more as well.