Take a look at some of our most popular blog post geared specifically to help Sellers. Articles below are to be informational and great resources for anyone that is thinking about selling their home in the near future.

Staging a House to Sell

Preparing your home and staging your home before selling is equally important. However, when you are staging your home, you are transforming your home so it is more appealing to a larger group of buyers and not one's specific taste. There are many different tips, tricks, and techniques for staging a house. Below we will go through some easy tips on how to stage a home.

These steps will help you successfully get your home ready to sell. Statistics show that a staged home can have a positive outcome on the sale of your home, and can help you sell your home faster and for more money.

With most home buyers finding their homes online, professional photography is also important. This is when the 'first' showing truly takes…

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Spring is often considered the best time to sell a home. With warmer temperatures and longer days, homebuyers have more motivation to be out looking at homes. When selling your home in the spring you will see a lot more activity and showings. That's why statistically, homes listed in the spring and summer tend to sell quicker and for more money. Being a popular time for families that are on the hunt for a new home to find something before the start of the next school year.


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10 Tips for Selling Your Home in the Spring

Typically you will see an increase of 15-20% more homes on the market in the spring and summer months compared to the winter months. If you are thinking about selling a home in the spring,…

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Is the thought of selling your home in the winter stressing you out? Don’t let it bring you down! Before you list your home, there are a few things to keep in mind while getting your house ready. Below we share our best tips to help get you started and make sure that your place is looking bright no matter what time of year it.


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Tips to Selling Your Home in the Winter

Here in Louisville, we always see a small slowdown during the winter months. As a potential seller, you want to take the correct steps to prepare your home so it stands out from the competition. Let's take a look at the helpful tips below.

1. Highlight Seasonal Photos

Chances are you may have known for months in advance - if that is…

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Buying and selling property and homes is a massive financial and often personal undertaking. Depending on which state you live in, the process can vary in how easy or difficult it may be. But what remains the same regardless of your zip code is how great of an asset working with a qualified real estate agent can be as opposed to navigating things all by yourself. Some real estate agents do a great job of marketing themselves through television, local ads, and the radio, but that does not mean that they are necessarily the most qualified or most skilled for the specific transaction you need them to assist you with. When looking for the best realtor for you, it is critical that you approach them very similar to how a prospective employer approaches a…

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Pricing a home can be tricky and can cost a homeowner thousands if not done correctly. Below we will quickly highlight some strategies to help you get started to help you understand how a professional may price your home correctly.

From searching for good comparable properties to using a specific pricing strategy. There are many different ways to find the market-based value of a home. Most homeowners do a pretty good job at keeping up with the activity in their neighborhood.

Here's how you can effectively price your home like a pro!

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Easy tips for Moving to new home

How to prepare for a successful move?

Moving can become hectic and stressful fast! Be sure not to procrastinate and get the process started as early as possible.

The average real estate transaction can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks. To help, we wanted you to get a head start! Below is an easy to follow infographic to use as a guide so you can have a successful moving day.

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What does a Realtor do - blog post

We can all agree that a lot goes into the process of selling a home.

From start to finish it could easily take four to six months!

In order for a homeowner to truly maximize their profits, there is a lot of time and energy that is also required from the seller. Some sellers may wonder...what does a REALTOR® do to sell a home?

We decided to dig deep into the question and uncover some of the tasks that may be involved when it comes to selling your home and what your local Louisville real estate agent will do throughout the real estate transaction.

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It's that time to make the big move!

Chances are you have lived in your home for five, ten or even fifteen plus years. There has probably been a lot of changes over the years...maybe even some wear and tear along the way.

With a quick guide for ten easy tips, you could drastically help increase the amount of money you can make on the sale of your home.

Chances are you have started your search for Louisville real estate online, or even walked through a couple of Open Houses. But now is the time to focus and invest a little time and money and learn how to sell your home for more.


How to Make More Money Selling Your Home

How to Sell Your Home for More Money


1. Price Below Market Value

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When it comes to selling your home it is important to take the time needed to get things in order. It is recommended to get a jump start on the process and get started at least 6 to 12 months before hand. That way it gives you, as a homeowner, more than enough time to get your house in order and ready for the market.

Below is an easy to follow infographic to help you get started.

 Six tips to get your home ready to Sell


1. Paint


When entering a new home for the first time a fresh coat of paint can make a big difference to a potential home buyer. We recommend that when you are choosing colors to paint; that you decide on a neutral color. Examples:

  • Linen White
  • Driftwood Grey
  • Grant Beige

Also, take the time to paint the baseboards and trim around the house.…

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