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Selling a Home

Selling ahome in Nashville TN can be greatly enhanced by using the professional team of Realtors with The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite

Found 271 blog entries about Selling a Home.

So, it's time to sell your Nashville home. As you get started with the process, one of your your top priorities will naturally be development of curb appeal. Appearances are everything when it comes to making a first impression, and homes with good curb appeal can sell for more than homes without.

Improving curb appeal is one of the ways that homeowners can make their home more competitive when they put it up for sale. Without curb appeal, a property can take longer to sell and may even sell for less money. Even if you live in a hot real estate market like Franklin, maintenance and curb appeal can make your home stand out and give you an edge. Often the most effective way to boost curb appeal is by performing regular maintenance that many

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How to Stage Your Home

When it comes to selling a home, how it’s presented to viewers is everything. Staging is one of the most important parts of the home selling process, as it can encourage a higher selling price and a shorter time during which the home stays on the market. How do sellers make good choices when staging? Here are some DIY home staging tips to give sellers an edge, even in competitive markets like Franklin.

General Staging Tips

When staging a home to sell, homeowners can make a few sweeping changes in all rooms of the house to improve the home’s showing power, as well as targeted staging decisions specific to different rooms in the house. Here are a few general home staging options for homeowners to consider.

Cut out Clutter

When walking

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Your Guide to Selling a Pre-ForeclosureA pre-foreclosed home sale will have a different set of rules than a normal home sale, which is why sellers need to be on their toes to ensure everything goes smoothly. Of course, this is a tall order to ask from homeowners who may feel as though they're in an unwinnable situation. In fact, many homeowners don't even realize that selling is an option once they fall behind on their mortgage payments and learn of a possible foreclosure oin their home. They may think they have to leave immediately or that the home already belongs to the lender.

Homeowners are usually allowed to sell their home prior to an actual foreclosure and the home being sold (either at auction or through a normal listing) If the home is sold prior to an actual legal

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4 Tips for Selling a Home With a Swimming PoolAlthough a pool can be a wonderful amenity for a current homeowner, the presence of a pool could be a potential liability for some home buyers. However, homeowners that are selling their homes with pools can make the sale go much smoother and help the buyer understand that a pool is an asset, not a liability.

Arrange For A Pool Inspection

Though some home improvements do not significantly increase a homes value, a swimming pool in great condition could increase the resale value of the home. The trick is that sellers have to know how the pool is working. Before they list the home, sellers ought to schedule an inspection with a pool professional, to identify any possible problems. This will allow them the time they need to make any repairs that

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How a Short Sale Works for SellersSelling a home for less than the mortgage takes a little more work than a regular home sale. With this information, sellers will understand what distinguishes a short sale, and what they should anticipate during the process.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What Is a Short Sale?

Although home prices generally trend upward, there are periods of time when the value of a home may drop. As long as the homeowner can continue making the payments as specified, this situation may correct on its own. However, if someone needs to sell a home that is worth less than the amount they owe, they may have to go through a short sale in order to eliminate the

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Good Home Investment Spending 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

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How Drones Are Changing Real Estate PhotographyStandard real estate photography is good, but it has limitations. Even pictures taken by a professional sometimes lack a sense of depth and space, making homes look smaller than they really are. Standard real estate photography also shows no continuity from one room to another, so that home buyers looking at pictures are left with the sense of many rooms but no connection between them.

Drone real estate photography and video can solve this problem. New video and camera technologies combined with the use of drones enable home sellers to give a unique and impressive view of their home when marketing it to sell. Those who want to sell their home quickly can use drone technology to attract serious buyers.

What is a Drone?

A drone is an

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How to Decide Whether or Not to Sell a Condo Furnished or Unfurnished Thinking about selling a condo? A wide range of buyers are being attracted to condo living in metropolitan regions across the country, and for condo owners willing to sell, it can be potentially profitable, as people of all ages and walks of life can find the low-maintenance, urban lifestyle of condo living to suit them perfectly. They may be looking to downsize both their available space and the hassles of performing maintenance on a home.

With all these buyers interested in your condo, you can get the best price for your place as you can, then move on to a different residence. Yet one of the issues you have to decide on is whether you want to sell the condo furnished or unfurnished. Will the condo sell better if it is furnished? Should you

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Four of the Most Reliable Home Security System to Protect Your ValuablesHomeowners seeking to protect their family and keep their property safe and secure are likely considering residential security systems to give them peace of mind. Home security systems are an invaluable home improvement, as more than two million home burglaries occur annually and homes without systems are 300 percent more likely to be targeted by thieves. To protect your Nashville home and the contents inside of it, here are four popular home security systems owners should consider.

Monitored Residential Security Systems

What is the best home security system? The most popular home alarms today are monitored security systems which connect to a call center that notifies the authorities if the alarm is triggered. In the past, these systems were

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How Sellers Can Get Better Offers in a Buyer's MarketSelling a home in a buyer's market can be a difficult situation for those who can't afford to wait to sell their homes until the market turns around again. But sellers do have options when it comes to getting better offers. While they may not get the exact sale price they were looking for, they may be able to get closer if they master the following tactics for their home sale.

Get Ready

Part of selling a home is being mentally strong enough to know when to say yes and when to wait for a better buyer. An extremely time-crunched seller may not have very much leeway, but even having a little cushion can be helpful. Bracing yourself for a lack of interest in the home can be the best thing a seller ever does because it allows them to temper

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