Husky Homes Blog - Seller Tips

July Broker NoteWe've been experiencing an abundance of rain in our area lately. Whenever we endure days of torrential downpours and storms, my anxiety spikes as I think about my current and past clients. My immediate concern? Wet basements. Over my years in real estate, reviewing hundreds of inspection reports and learning from inspectors has taught me a lot about keeping basements dry. Here are some crucial steps homeowners can take:

  1. Check Your Gutters! Clogged gutters filled with leaves and debris obstruct water flow, causing it to spill over the sides and pool near the foundation. This exacerbates any existing vulnerabilities, potentially leading to water intrusion.

  2. Inspect Your Downspouts! Bent or improperly functioning downspouts, or missing…

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In recent years, the real estate industry has witnessed a significant shift as smart home technology has become increasingly integrated into homes. From smart thermostats and lighting to security systems and voice-activated assistants, these technological advancements are not only changing the way we live but also influencing the way we buy and sell homes.

Buyer Appeal: The allure of a smart home is undeniable. Buyers are increasingly seeking properties with integrated smart features that offer convenience, energy efficiency, and enhanced security. Smart technology has become a key differentiator in the real estate market, attracting tech-savvy buyers who are willing to pay a premium for homes equipped with the latest innovations.

Increased…

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Choosing to sell your home is a huge decision. Our team makes the process as stress free as possible. Before you sign a listing agreement, make sure you can answer these five questions?

1. What is motivating me to sell?
Understanding your motivation for selling is crucial. Whether it's due to a job relocation, a desire for a larger/smaller home, financial reasons, or a change in lifestyle, identifying your primary motivation will help guide your selling strategy and decision-making process.

2. What is my home's current market value?
Before listing your home, it's essential to have a clear understanding of its current market value. Consult with a a member of our team to conduct a comparative market analysis (CMA) to determine a realistic listing…

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Selling a home can be a daunting process, especially when you're juggling the logistics of moving to a new place. Recently, I had the privilege of helping a wonderful family prepare their house for the market, ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience. Here’s a look at how we achieved this together.

Understanding Their Needs

The first step was to understand the family’s unique situation and their goals. We sat down for an initial consultation where they shared their timeline, concerns, and expectations. They were eager to sell their home quickly but also wanted to ensure they received a fair price. My role was to make sure every step of the process aligned with their needs.

Creating a Staging Plan

Staging a home is all about making it…

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Buying and selling at the same time can feel a little overwhelming, but it is an extremely common transaction that can be simplified with a clear and concise plan. I will be here every step of the way to help you navigate both sides, but here are some questions to start asking yourself and some steps for getting started.


STEP 1: Figure out if you HAVE to sell in order to buy - can you financially carry 2 mortgages at the price range you're buying in?

STEP 2: Talk to your lender about your financing options. How can you get creative if needed to position you to navigate a double move more easily.

*if you need to sell in order to buy new, skip to section 2. If not, continue to step 3.

STEP 3: Schedule a *Move Up Buyer* Consultation with us to…

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Goal: you want buyers to step foot in your home and immediately think, “yes, yes, a thousand times, yes, this is the one for me!” ????

So what's the secret? How can you do that?

The trick is to get more *engagement* with your listing.

This will prompt more buyers to consider getting down on their knees and proposing...an offer! ????

So what does listing engagement look like? This real estate Cupid has a few tricks up her sleeve!

1) Money can't buy love, but a competitive price can sure attract it! Get more eyes on your home by pricing it right. You want to attract the most buyers while still netting the most value!

2) Just like dressing up for a first date, your house may need a mini shopping spree. Staging your home doesn't have to…

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In the ever-evolving real estate market, first impressions can make or break a sale. One of the key areas that can significantly impact a potential buyer's decision is the kitchen. As the heart of the home, a modern and updated kitchen not only enhances the overall living experience but can also expedite the selling process. 

Aesthetics play a pivotal role in capturing a buyer's interest. An updated kitchen with modern design elements, such as sleek cabinetry, trendy countertops, and stylish fixtures, immediately conveys a sense of luxury and sophistication. Potential buyers are more likely to visualize themselves in a home that aligns with current design trends, making an updated kitchen a powerful selling point.

Investing in a kitchen update…

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