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Social media can be a great way to let potential buyers know about an open house. Using social media effectively can result in a lot more potential buyers seeing a home and a lot more interest in the homes that you are representing. But, it can be easy for home listing and open house announcements to get lose in the vastness of the social media universe. Here are a few expert social media marketing tips to make sure that you are using social media to market an open house the right way:

Use A Photo

MLS EdmontonThe best way to get a post noticed on social media is to use a photo. When people are skimming social media they will notice a photo and focus it on while they would scroll past a block of text. You can use sites like Canva.com to create free

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An old home lacking in any modern upgrades can sometimes be a tough sell. When the homeowners do not want to put a lot of money into updates and renovations but still expect the house to sell fast staging becomes critically important. Staging an older home can make a big difference in the amount of interest that the home gets. Here are some staging tips that will make selling an older home easier:

Choose Paint Colors Carefully

MLS EdmontonAn older home should always get a coat of paint in all the rooms when getting ready to sell. It needs the sense of brightness and newness that a new cost of paint brings. It’s one of the cheapest way to update a house. And having fresh painted walls will make the home feel vibrant instead of stale or old. But the paint colors

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Spending money on home improvements is a smart way to increase the value of a home for resale. But, only if the money is going into projects that buyers will be willing to pay for. The key to boosting a home’s resale value is spending money on the right home improvements. There are some home improvements, like kitchens and bathrooms, that will almost always have a high return. But there are other home improvements that homeowners think will result in a higher asking price that buyers just don’t want to pay for like:

New Carpeting

Many homeowners think that it’s a huge selling point that they have installed new carpeting or gotten the carpeting professionally cleaned. But many homebuyers don’t want homes with wall to wall carpeting. They may not even

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When you’re trying to get a home ready to sell you don’t have time to plant and wait for things to grow to make the yard look better. However, there things that homeowners can do to improve the curb appeal of the home without spending a lot of money or putting in a lot of effort. Here are the top budget friendly landscaping ideas that will boost curb appeal and make a home more attractive to buyers:

Clean It Up

Giving the yard a clean doesn’t really cost much, if anything, and it will dramatically improve the look of the yard. Trim the bushes and trees. Get rid of weeds. Get rid of brush or dead branches. If there are dead leaves or other debris get those out of there. Rake the entire yard. Sweep off walkways and the driveway. Put away children’s

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You know that kitchens and bathrooms are really what sells a house. If potential buyers don’t see at least some modern updates in the kitchen or in the bathrooms they’re not going to be really excited about buying a particular house. In newer houses that’s not a problem. But in older houses that haven’t been updated in a while that can be a big problem. If you’re trying to make an older home that hasn’t been updated more marketable here are some budget friendly recommendations you can make to homeowners:

MLS EdmontonNew Flooring

Nothing makes a bathroom look older than tired old tile floors or stained linoleum. Because bathrooms are such small spaces the cost to replace the flooring in the bathroom is minimal. Usually a small bathroom can have all new floors

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Homeowners that want to increase the value of their home before putting it up for sale may not want to start any expensive or time-consuming renovations. Homeowners that just want to do some cheap and quick updates in order to boost the value of their home or attract more potential buyers are in luck. There are lots of ways that they can add value and interest to their home without spending a lot of money or taking on big renovations. Here are 5 quick cheap fixes that will make homes more appealing to potential buyers:

MLS EdmontonGet Professional Cleaning

No matter how tidy the homeowners think they are the house could benefit from a professional cleaning. Potential buyers will instantly be more attracted to the house when they walk in after it’s been

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Staging a home is an important part of the selling process. In order for prospective buyers to be interested in the house they need to see the house with furniture and other items in it. That gives them a sense of the potential in the house. If the house has too much furniture and clutter they won’t be attracted to the house. But a totally bare house isn’t appealing either. Here are some tips from staging experts to help you stage your home to sell it faster.

Get Rid of Grime

Dirty and grimy tile in the bathrooms is a total turn off to buyers. Instead of doing an expensive bathroom remodel wash the tile down with a mixture of bleach and water. When it’s dry paint the tile with bathroom paint. Choose a light neutral color. The bathroom will sparkle

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Kitchens matter to buyers more than any other room in a house. If a buyer is on the fence about buying a particular house the kitchen could be what swings them off the fence and into making an offer. Homes with beautiful modern kitchens are easy to sell. But older homes or homes that haven’t been updated may be a tougher sell. The homeowners should know that some updates will make a big difference in the amount of interest that they get in the house and in the price they can ask for the house. Here are 5 kitchen updates that will make a house sell:

Open It Up

Today’s homebuyers want a modern open floorplan. Nearly every homebuyer puts an open floorplan at the top of their must have list. Homeowners that want to sell their homes quickly should talk

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If you’re getting ready to put your house on the market adding a few trendy features can really help attract potential buyers. Many of the most popular design trends from the last five years are on their way out. This year the focus is on new design elements that buyers will be willing to pay higher prices for in the coming year. Check out these home design trends for 2017 and add some to your home before you list it.

Cerused Wood

What is cerused wood? Cerused wood is wood that has been treated to bring out the natural grain lines and patterns in the wood. You will start to see this wood used for floors, cabinets, and other design elements a lot in the next few years. You can get a jump on this design trend by adding cerused wood cabinets, floors or

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