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Getting Your Home Ready for the Market

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell! What are some of your first steps to getting your home ready?  Often seller’s look at their home through the eyes of love and emotion.  This can hinder really make your home shine and maximizing your value.   It is important to take your emotions out of this to begin and look at your home as a house and a product. It helps to start with a camera – walk through your home and take photos.  Look at what those photos show.  Is that how you want your room to look online and does it
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Mistakes to Avoid When Selling

There are always ways in which sellers can improve their odds of selling and getting top dollar.  There are also ways in which they can cause the opposite effect.  To maximize the success in selling sellers should truly think through some decisions.  One of the first mistakes is thinking your home is perfect and overlooking repairs.  It is important to make sure your home not only shines cosmetically, but it shines because maintenance and other repair items have been taken care of.  A pre-inspection to discover what you may not know is invaluable.  This also helps, so you do not
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Bring Back the Old with The New Improved

This weekend I pulled out a new gift to use.  It was kind of familiar and kind of not.  It is called an Instant Pot.  “IP” for the affectionate and short name.  Growing up I used to use a pressure cooking when helping my mom cook.  It was a heavy, bulky pan with a weighted round weight of 5, 10 or 15 pounds marked on it.  It was the also the item that always was missing or hard to find.  It cooked meat quickly and made chicken fall off the bone.   It was a respected item in the kitchen
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