We all hear how stressful it is to buy a house, but what about the flip side of that coin, selling it? It's not easy keeping your home in “visit-worthy” condition as a seller - but to keep it that way 24/7 and show it at a moment’s notice can take a toll. Double that stress load if you have to round up and evacuate a couple of toddlers and some four-legged family members. We've gathered Tips to Sell Your Home Fast. There's more to selling than just putting your home on the market. To sell a home quickly, it needs to show well, be marketed well, and priced correctly,” says Goran Forss, a broker at Allison James Estates & Homes in Temecula, CA. So, take a deep breath and read on. 1. De-clutter Like Your Sale Depends on It…Because it Does! First of all, look around and … [Read more...] about Tips to Sell Your Home Fast
If you’re like most of us, you need a little motivation to transition from the relaxed, barefoot days of summer to back-to-school shoe shopping. That’s what Back to School Month is all about. Back to School Month has been celebrated for nearly 60 years as a way to get parents, students, and teachers ready to tackle the new school year. Is your home back-to-school ready? We’ve got some tips to inspire you, or at the very least get you an A+ for effort. Declutter the Home Base Before you head out to buy anything new, purge last year’s piles. Take stock of backpacks, sports gear, clothing, lunch containers, and school supplies. Get rid of things that are broken, outgrown, or too worn out to use. Throw out last year’s school papers. If you declutter, destress, and begin with an organized … [Read more...] about Is Your Home Back-to-School Ready?
Inman Connect is right around the corner. San Francisco will play host this year with the theme "Faster. Better. Together." The week-long event brings over 4,000 top-producing agents, CEOs, tech entrepreneurs, and marketing executives together to network and converge. Catch speakers from Google, Redfin, and SoulPancake and learn from industry experts through hands-on sessions, roundtables, and labs. Here are a few (of the many) events we're looking forward to this year: 1) Hacker Connect Hack into the minds of your customers at Hacker Connect, where you'll learn to understand your customers and their needs more effectively. Take a deeper look into customer-centric problems and learn how to solve them with technology developers, engineers, designers, and IT directors. From Voice … [Read more...] about Inman Connect: What We’re Looking Forward To
The moving process can be extremely stressful with what feels like a million things to do and remember. Thanks to helpful moving apps like Sortly and Updater, it doesn't have to be. We've listed our top 7 apps that streamline the process and can help save you some moving day headaches. 1) MagicPlan Create floor plans in minutes with just your phone's camera. MagicPlan lets you view your new home's space in 3D and design it before you even move in. No need to grab the measuring tape every time you buy new furniture or want to move things around -- MagicPlan keeps all your floor plans in one place and with the app's impressive AR (Augmented Reality), you can bet it'll be precise. 2) Homestyler While similar to MagicPlan, Homestyler focuses more on interior design and less on … [Read more...] about Moving Made Easy: Top Apps for the Big Day
Summer 2018 is going to be a hot one, so why not make a cool decision now and prepare your home to beat the heat? Follow these steps to keep your home cool and your energy bill low. Maintain your air conditioner Make sure your air conditioner is ready to go before the heat rolls in. Regular maintenance keeps your A/C running smoothly and extends its lifespan. Clean the condensing unit, evaporator coil, condensate drain line, and replace the filter. If you notice the fins are bent and blocking airflow, fix them with a fin-straightening tool. Check out our detailed steps on how to maintain your air conditioner. Prep your windows Are your windows properly sealed? Windows with air leaks let in hot air during the summer, causing your air conditioner to use more energy and … [Read more...] about Prepare Your Home to Beat the Heat