Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Year’s Resolution To Sell Your Home: Accentuate The Positive!

“We will open the book.  Its pages are blank.  We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year‘s Day.” ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce As 2010 comes to its’ … Continue reading

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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at The Time

Cold toes and an equally chilly nose don’t make for fun Facebook time.  So, after you unwrapped that new laptop from Santa and parked yourself in your favorite spot for a little surf and search and social networking, you decided … Continue reading

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Your Christmas Wish: A “Sold” Sign!

It’s cold outside, and truth be told, the winter real estate market tends to cool off quite a bit too. The winter months, and the holiday season in particular, are typically considered “soft” seasons for selling. But don’t shake and … Continue reading

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A Home Seller’s Pets Could Be A Home Buyer’s Pests

One of the most sensitive questions faced by home (for sale) owners is “What to do about the pets?” Because less than 40 percent of households in the U.S. have a dog and only one-third has a cat, the presence … Continue reading

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Two Simple Rules for Holiday Home Staging

Most real estate professionals will tell you that the quickest and easiest way to attract buyers is to “stage” a home for sale. Home staging can help you sell your home quickly and for the best possible price.  But  whether … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY HOME SECURITY (Part 2)

A home security system can do more than just protect your home. It actually can increase its overall value and help reduce insurance premiums. But best of all it will make your home (for sale) even more attractive to potential … Continue reading

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Holiday Home Security: Go Away Grinch!

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is also the prime time of year for home burglaries. Robberies increase during December because thieves know that people are out shopping and filling their homes with valuable gifts and merchandise. To … Continue reading

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