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Bonus rooms are tricky. It’s a great selling point for a room to have a flexible bonus room space because these days many people want extra space that can be used as an in-law space for an aging parent, a space for kids to hang out, or a home office. But when a buyer is looking at a listing online or touring a home they might be unable to visualize what a bonus room would look like furnished or how to use it. If they don’t know how to use it then that room is just empty space that isn’t functional and that’s not attractive to buyers.  Here are some expert tips for staging a bonus room so that buyers can see the potential that it has:

Pick A Function

BONUS ROOMTrying to make one room look good having multiple functions is just going to confuse a buyer. You can

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Inevitably some sellers are going to be more motivated than others. Some sellers know that their homes need updating and are willing to spend a little money in order to make the home more attractive to buyers and some sellers just aren’t willing to put any money into fixing up the house at all. But no matter how motivated the seller is there are a few basic things that every seller needs to do before the house is listed to make it more attractive to buyers. The four things that are the most important for sellers to do before listing their homes are:

Get The House Professionally Cleaned

In an effort to save money some sellers will try to clean the home themselves. But no matter how good they are at cleaning they will miss things that will turn

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One of the things that sellers are wondering often these days is if they should buy smart appliances for the home when they listing their Edmonton Home. Replacing the appliances is always a good investment because buyers are much more likely to consider buying a home that has brand new appliances included. But are expensive smart appliances like a smart refrigerator, oven, and smart washers and dryers worth the high cost to sellers?

Overwhelmingly experts say yes, that upgrading to smart appliances is worth the cost to sellers and that they will see a high return on that investment in the increased purchase price of the home. Smart appliances are very quickly becoming a must-have item for home buyers instead of just a novelty. The increased use of AI

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When homeowners don’t want to put a lot of time and money into remodeling their home to make it more attractive to buyers there are still some things that they can do quickly and affordable that will make a big difference in how the home looks to buyers. If you have a seller that wants a quick sale but doesn’t have the budget for an extensive remodel or doesn’t want to put in a lot of time and effort suggest some of these easy, quick, and affordable interior upgrades that will really appeal to buyers:

New Countertops

It’s always a good idea to put a little money into fixing up the kitchen of the home before selling. Even if the seller doesn’t want to take on a full remodel they can give the kitchen a great facelift by having new countertops

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Home fall sales can be just as prolific as home sales during other seasons. But, homeowners who want to sell their homes during the fall season need to make sure that they are staging their homes correctly and presenting their homes in the best possible light. As the weather starts to turn cold and the leaves fall and the darkness starts to fall much earlier than in the summer there are some fall specific tasks that sellers should do if they want their homes to sell like:

Lawn Clean Up

selling edmonton homeIt’s always important to make sure that the lawn and garden area of a home look neat and well-presented when the home is being sold. But in the fall, it’s essential that the homeowners make sure that all the leaves that fall are raked up and disposed of. Dead branches

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Autumn can be a great time of the year for home sales. People that are looking for new homes want to get into that new home before the holidays so that they can entertain family and friends and have a great holiday season in a new home. So, in order to sell a home in the autumn, you should stage it for the holidays to show potential buyers how wonderful the holidays would be in that home. In the autumn when the weather gets cooler people are looking to draw inward and nest, so making a home look cozy and family friendly is a great way to get the attention of buyers. Here are some expert home staging tips to help you sell more homes this fall:

Dress the Table

Often people are not that excited by the idea of a formal dining room and it’s not usually a

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One of the best ways to establish yourself as the best agent in your local market is to become an expert in your local area. When you are seen as a local expert you will be the agent that people come to when they want to find a particular neighborhood, or when they want to find a particular kind of home. So how do you establish yourself as a local expert? Here are a few ways that you can broaden your reach and make sure that you are seen as a local expert in the area:

Know Your Neighborhoods

Edmonton real estate expertTake the time to get out and really explore some of the local neighborhoods. Walk through the neighborhood to really get a feel for the area. When potential buyers come to you and say that they want to live in a neighborhood with great trails nearby or a

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People are spending more time than ever before in their homes. And because of that, they want more specialized spaces within the home. Traditionally a house has had one living space, in addition to the dining area and bedrooms. But more and more families are now looking for a home that is designed to provide separate entertainment options and other specialized spaces for each member of the family. In order to sell homes to these buyers, you need to stage empty rooms or large areas of the homes that you want to sell as specialized spaces so that buyers can see the potential in the home. The most common specialized spaces that buyers today want are:

Teen Spaces

One of the most commonly requested specialized spaces is a teen hangout space or a teen

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