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Selling a Home

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Selling Your Home This Summer? Check Out These 4 Summer Selling TipsWhen a homeowner knows they want to sell their home, they may spend a lot of time thinking about when the right time to sell is. Summer is a popular time for buying and selling, especially for homeowners who are parents because moving house during the summer means their children’s education won’t be disturbed by the move. Homeowners who are planning to sell during summer may be looking for ways to help their home stand out in buyers’ eyes. Here are a few strategies that Murfreesboro homeowners can use to help sell their home.

Maintain the Home’s Curb Appeal

When selling, it can be easy to get bogged down by all the expectations that a homeowner needs to keep up with. However, homeowners need to do whatever they can to ensure they continue to do

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Selling Your Home in Spring: A TutorialSpring is an excellent time to sell your Franklin home, because it's in spring when many home buyers start to look for a new place to live. Spring is also a time when flowers start to bloom, grass starts to grow, and weather starts to improve. This change in weather and lawn activity makes most homes more attractive to buyers, which makes it easier to sell them faster and for more money. If you're a homeowner who would like to sell your home sometime this spring, the following tips can help you do the job more quickly and efficiently. Here's what you need to know.

Clear Away Fall Debris

Autumn is a time when leaves fall to the ground, summer annuals die, and some shrubs or plants succumb to cold weather. When spring comes, debris from the

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Good Home InvestmentSpending an afternoon watching one of the many house flipping shows on cable television can be enough to convince anyone to try their hand at this seemingly quick and easy way to make thousands of dollars of profit.

After all, the process looks easy enough. Just buy a very cheap fixer-upper house, put a little time and money into it, and then resell for thousand more than you paid... right?

But as the old saying goes, nothing is ever as easy as it looks and if you now own a house you are trying to flip, you may have already found that old saying to be absolutely true. Before you panic, read the following tips designed to help avoid rookie mistakes and increase your chances of actually flipping your house for real profits at the closing table.

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If You're Selling a Home in Winter, Here's What to KnowThe best time of year to sell a Clarksville home is generally in the summer or spring, when the grass is green, flowers are blooming, and ample sunshine makes homes look bright on the inside. Unfortunately, not all home sellers have the option of selling their home in summer. If you're listing your home for sale this winter, here's what you need to know about making your home more desirable to buyers.

Make Your Home Warm and Inviting

Home buyers want to feel warm and comfortable in homes they're thinking about buying. Sellers can make their homes more welcoming to buyers by keeping the temperature comfortable and by making their home seem cozy. For example:

  • Keep the fire on in the fireplace during showings.
  • Turn up the heat in the home
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Home showings are one of the most important parts of the selling process. This is where Brentwood buyers finally get to come into the home to see it in person for the first time. However, some buyers come to the home with ill intentions and end up taking a souvenir or two. Homeowners should be proactive when preparing their home for showings, and that means taking precautions. Here are some ways homeowners can protect their home and possessions during home showings.

Put Valuables Away

One of the most common sense strategies is also one of the most effective. The easiest way to prevent someone from walking away with valuables is simply to put those valuables somewhere they won’t be seen. Valuables homeowners hide include things such as:

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Selling your home in springIf you're thinking about a change of scenery and are wondering when the best time of year is to sell your Nashville home, a common answer you might hear is sometime during the spring season. Like with just about anything life, there are pros and cons to selling your home at just about any point during the year, but since spring is right around the corner, let's take a closer look at why it might make sense to put your home on the market sometime during the next few months.

The Weather Is Warmer

While we don't get the kind of harsh winters many of the northern states endure, temperatures around Nashville during the height of winter can certainly get a little brisk at times, ultimately keeping people from getting out and doing a little house

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How to Deal With Multiple Offers for Your Home You have listed your home for sale and have done everything your real estate agent asked you to do to make this the most successful transaction possible. You have followed all the proper home seller etiquette for a fast sale; cleaned up the yard, staged your home, and put the dog away during showings. And now, BAM! you got an offer. But wait! BAM! You got another offer.

You and your agent have obviously done what it takes to sell your house and now - lucky you! You have multiple offers from which to choose. Surely, with such a scenario, you'll come out on top of this deal and might even be able to play the potential buyers against one another, getting the most possible for your lovely home and maybe even a little extra money to spend on your next

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Seller Financing Pros & Cons When selling a home, financing is usually something that is entirely the buyer's responsibility. The seller collects a check or receives a wire after the loan goes through and all the fees are paid. However, adventurous sellers who are open to alternative finance options may wish to explore seller-financing.

What is seller financing and how does it work? If you have a strong buyer who nonetheless does not have access to traditional financing, there can be distinct advantages to financing them yourself. You just need to be sure that you can, or want to, deal with the potential drawbacks of this unusual finance option.

Here we highlight some of the potential pros and cons of offering seller-financing.

Please note the below is for

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Hidden Costs of Putting a Home Up For SaleListing a home can be much more costly than many homeowners realize. Many of the costs incurred during a home sale happen at the end, when money is exchanged and the property changes hands.

Maintenance, Staging and Curb Appeal

These costs, which can range from tens to thousands of dollars, are sometimes optional. However, homeowners who fail to update their home before putting it on the market may see lower bids than homeowners who stage their property. It can be hard to decide what needs to be done to a home before putting it on the market.

Priority items typically include:

  • Deferred maintenance: Make repairs that you've been putting off. A broken air conditioner, cracked windows or other glaring maintenance issues can lead to lower
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Jointly Owned Vacation Home Having a vacation home in the mountains, by the lake, along a lake, or at a prime resort location is the dream that many homeowners have. Yet paying and maintaining a second house can be tough financially. For some people, they find that they can save money by having another person go in on the vacation home purchase deal.

By jointly owning the vacation house, also called fractional homeownership, each party pays a percentage of the home's mortgage loan, property taxes, homeowners insurance, and maintenance upkeep. Oftentimes, fractional ownership agreements happen between close relatives, in-laws, or friends who a part of the co-ownership. There may also be more than one additional party involved with the purchase, as it's possible to share the

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