Spring home buying season is quickly approaching. If you have sellers who want to get a jump on getting their homes ready to go on the market immediately after the holidays here are some things that they can start doing now to make sure that their homes are ready to wow those spring buyers as soon as the buying season starts:


Selling your homeSellers should always get their homes powerwashed before they go on the market. Especially before going on the market in the spring. Powerwashing will get all that winter crud off the house and make it look fresh and clean. Powerwashing will dramatically increase the curb appeal of the home and impress buyers as soon as they pull up the house. It is a relatively inexpensive way that sellers can make their home look…

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When buyers are cruising around looking at homes for sale the curb appeal of the home can make or break the sale. If buyers are turned off by the way the house and yard look they won’t even want to go inside and see the interior of the house. And when it comes to the spring buying season buyers are going to be expecting to see homes looking great and looking ready for spring. Here are three easy and inexpensive ways that sellers can boost the curb appeal of their home and impress potential buyers once the spring buying season starts:Spring home sale

Clean Windows

Most people hardly ever think about cleaning the exterior windows. But dirty or dingy windows are a huge turnoff for potential buyers. Sellers should always get a professional window cleaning team to come…

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A constant problem for many agents is where to find inexpensive furniture and home items that can be used to stage a home for sale. Renting furniture and other items is an option. However, generic rental items do not always show off a home to best advantage. If you are working with a classic home, a unique property, or an older home generic items often are a big turn off for buyers. Here are some great sources for inexpensive pieces that will make a home look great:

The Homeowners

Often the homeowners have some great items already that just are not being used in the right way. Before going out to find new pieces, take stock of what is already in the home. Do not forget to look in attics or unused spare rooms. Quite often a new coat of paint, some…

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During the traditionally slow winter selling season it is a good time to start looking at where the market will be after the turn of the year so that you can jump on those trends and start selling quickly. Here are some of the trends that are experts are predicting for 2018:

Building Your Online Brand

Real Estate trendsIn the past agents were encouraged to have an online presence to make selling easier and reach more potential homebuyers. Nevertheless, in 2018 it will be a requirement to have a solid social media presence and to have your personal brand online. These days’ people buy almost everything online and they will be looking for your digital presence before they want to work with you. Now is a great time to think about beefing up your online presence,…

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Giving the interior of a home a fresh coat of paint is an easy and inexpensive way to make the home much more appealing to buyers. If you want to attract a larger pool of buyers in this Pinterest and Instagram age, you should be advising sellers to paint their homes in modern trendy colors that buyers who are fans of social media are going to be looking for. Here are a few of the best colors and color combinations that sellers should consider this coming year:


While they may not be trendy neutrals never go out of style. White walls are bland and don’t impress buyers, especially buyers who have been renting and are sick of white walls. Neutrals in tan, beige, oatmeal, honey, and other shades give a home a sense of warmth but are also very…

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Listing information last updated on December 2nd, 2023 at 12:16am CST.