Joe & Virna Fratt
Tierra Antigua Realty

SELLER RESOURCES

TIPS TO PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR SALE

Working to get your home in ship-shape condition for showings will increase its value and shorten your sales time.

Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Unless your home shines, you may endure multiple showings and open houses, yet end up with a lower sales price.
 
Before the first prospect walks through your door, consider some smart options for presenting your home in its best possible light.
 

#1 Fix Damaged Flooring

#2 Fix Water Stains

#3 Repair Torn Window Screens

#4 Update Grout

#5 Resuscitate a Dying Lawn

#6 Erase Pet Damage

#7 Revive an Outdated Kitchen

 
 

WHAT YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT HOME APPRAISALS

Understanding how appraisals work will help you achieve a quick and profitable refinance or sale. When you refinance or sell your home, the lender will probably require that you get an appraisal—an opinion of the value of your home based on what similar homes in your area have sold for in recent months.
Click below to get tips about property appraisals.

6 TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE BEST OFFER FOR YOUR HOME

Have a plan for reviewing purchase offers so you don’t let the best slip through your fingers. Selling your home will go a lot smoother if you think of it as a business transaction and don't let emotions get in the way. You’ve worked hard to get your home ready for sale and to price it properly. With any luck, offers will come quickly. You’ll need to review each carefully to determine its strengths and drawbacks and pick one to accept. Here’s a plan for evaluating offers.