By Carla L. Davis – Mon, May 3, 2010 It’s a very exciting time. Your agent has just lined up a prospective buyer. A deal can be made or broken, however, during the showing. How can you prepare your home to its best advantage? The National Association of Realtors suggests that your first course of […]

Found this great article on Zen Habits that just made me feel good to read. Ahhh, it’s like a breath of fresh air. Now, if only we could all just follow these “simple” tips. I can’t claim that my home is completely minimalist, but it surely isn’t cluttered, and most people I know would call […]

My recent interest in the tv program Hoarders:Buried Alive has inspired me to clean out my own home. I can really sympathize with people not wanting to part with “sentimental” items, but that show is just plain crazy. If you haven’t seen it, you should watch to see what I mean. Quite interesting. I thought […]

Getting a house ready for showings can be quite a task if you’ve never done it before. It can be difficult for sellers to properly evaluate their own home. I always find that showing sellers their competition works well. Realtor magazine has some great tips too…. Lighten up-Leave the shades up and the drapes open. […]

When I saw this article on organization I just had to share. Organization is something I struggle with every day. I really think in order to have an organized home it has to be a daily priority. This article has some really great tips that I am going to try to follow. Hope you like it… 1. Walk […]

I subscribe to this great website that helps remind me of great tips to get and stay organized. Here’s a sample of some of their tips: Personal goals can help you accomplish an assortment of objectives and serve a variety of purposes. Goals may be short term and relatively easy to accomplish like cleaning the […]

It often is difficult to organize a space, but this challenge is multiplied by the confinements and limitations of a SMALL space. However, just because your space is challenging, it’s still possible to be organized. Keep in mind though that it’s imperative to use every inch of available space both efficiently and wisely. Many of […]

First Impressions

October 6, 2009 | 39 Comments

Staging your home when your’re trying to sell has been shown to be one of the most important aspects in getting it sold. In my experience I have found the following tips to be important. The front door is the first thing a prospective buyer sees when entering the home. Make sure the paint is […]