Monday, November 20, 2017 / by Cindy Crutcher
Keep on Shoveling!
What is the first thing you do when there is a big snow? You shovel your driveway! But, let’s be honest. That’s all the shoveling you’re going to do, but as a seller, you should be doing more. When I say more, I mean shovel all your sidewalks- back and front ones. Potential buyers will not be entering your home in your garage as you will be. They will most likely be entering by walking on the front sidewalk. By shoveling the back sidewalks, it will make viewing the outside of your home more convenient to the potential buyers. Don’t miss a sale by having snowy inaccessible walkways.
Don’t be a winter Scrooge.
Winter time can be a very blah time for people with the grey skies, cold weather, and lack of colorful vegetation! Don’t be one of those sellers that fall into the winter blues! Keep your property’s curb appeal looking bright and cheery through those grey days. Add a colorful wreath to the door or a colorful fig ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 / by Cindy Crutcher
1. When thinking about buying a house, buy one that is priced no more than 2.5 times your yearly salary. This is to help protect you from overextending yourself on your mortgage payments.
2. Consider the school before buying even if you do not have children. A good school system will significantly increase the resale value.
3. ALWAYS, ALWAYS hire a home inspector before purchasing a home. By hiring an inspector, they can point out potential problems. With this detection, it could be a factor in the price of the home.
4. Get pre-approved before starting the home buying process. This will help when you put an offer on the home. The homeowners will see that you are serious about the home and not just be taking a gamble.
5. Make sure you check out the neighborhood before buying the home. Go to the property during the morning, afternoon, and evening. It will give you a better idea of who l ...