Why do some homes sell faster than others?

Why do some homes sell faster than others? Everyone buying or selling seems to think they have the answer. One always hears location, location, location. We also hear schools, schools, school. Beyond that, are there many good reasons why your home is not selling as quickly as your neighbors? Hedstrom & Stamm’s home solutions team did some research to tally up what most experts say.

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home #5

           #5 Cleaning and Fixing!   Now that you have de-clutter it is time to clean! Attention to detail is key when selling your home. When a prospect is touring your home they will notice everything. You want to make sure that you pay attention to the smalls things that can deter a buyer.  Break out the screw […]

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home #4

              Secret # 4- Get rid of clutter!   Let’s face it, we all have a special place in our homes where we like to collect “junk”. After time, it seems that the “junk” area has grown into a small room and possibly has made it’s way to the […]

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home #3

       Secret # 3 – Get your floors and carpet clean!   When a buyer is touring your home you want them thinking about how they could imagine themselves living there. As they are walking from room to room imagining how they would decorate or how awesome a certain area is for entertaining […]

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home #2

            Secret # 2- Fresh Paint!!!!   First impressions are key when selling your home. When a prospective buyer walks through your home you want them to feel that it is welcoming and fresh, the last thing that they want to see is walls with scuff marks, dirt and faded spots. It can make the home feel “worn”.  Worn may seem […]

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home #1

Secret # 1- Kitchen and Bathrooms sell Houses! Think about when you purchased your home. What are the things that stood out to you and made you “have to” buy it?   If you are like most people, the kitchen and bathrooms were a major part of your decision. And this is what I find with […]

24-Hour Disney Marathon?

Walt Disney Resort and Disneyland Celebrate Leap Year The parks will celebrate by keeping two parks – the Magic Kingdom in Orlando and Disneyland California– open for 24-consecutive hours, from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. Visit “One More Disney Day”  for more information.

Big News for Underwater Homeowners

  A guide to administration’s new mortgage-refi plan. If You Are Underwater – You Must Click This Link The choices for homeowners underwater has been dismal at best. The homeowner could refinance under the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) adopted in 2009. However to qualify, the home’s value could not be less than 25% below […]

How Do Foreclosures Impact Your Home’s Value?

Study: Better to live near vacant home than foreclosure. For Some FYI – Click the Link! Many homeowners are well aware of the foreclosure properties in their neighborhoods. These homes are easy to identify in most cases with their overgrown lawns and weed adorned driveways. Homeowners are mostly knowledgeable to the fact that foreclosure sales in […]