The photographs you place in your listing are in most cases the first glimpse a potential buyer will have of your home. They are vitally important to whether or not a buyer decides to make an appointment to come for a showing or visit your open house. You want to make that first impression a good one, so follow these important tips for great photos. Keep It In Focus Make sure your photos are clear and in focus. If you don’t own a good camera, borrow one. Your REALTOR® may handle taking the photos for you, and may have a high-end camera that takes better photos. If so, hold out for those pictures. Take a look at the pictures before they are published to make sure they’re in focus and sharp. Get A Good View Nobody needs to see an up close picture of the bathroom sink—a photo taken from further back showing the size and layout of the room is far more helpful. The same goes for bedrooms. The corner of a room doesn’t show much of it. Take your pictures from as far back as you can to include as much of the room as possible. When taking […]
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    So you have decided that you are going to sell your home. While your home may work just as it is for you and your family and you don’t want to invest any more time or money into your property, there are a few necessary steps that every homeowner should take in order to ensure that their home will sell quickly and at the highest price possible. Contact A Real Estate Expert—A REALTOR® can give you advice on what your property’s potential value may be, what improvements your home needs to get the best price, and the best strategy to use to market your home. Have Your Home Professionally Cleaned—While this may seem like an unnecessary expense, it can give your home that fresh appearance that really appeals to potential buyers. Make All Necessary Minor Repairs—This is an inexpensive way to give your home a finished look and will convince potential buyers that the home is in good repair. This includes fixing any damage to walls and ceilings, installing new faucets or lighting fixtures, and making any cosmetic changes to the kitchen and bathrooms that will give your property a modern appearance. Clear The Clutter—Giving your home an open and […]
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