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Do the Right Things NOW to Sell Your House FAST!

Do the Right Things NOW to Sell Your House FAST!

Getting a house ready for the market? Be sure to check out the Doylestown Cardinal and read a piece on home prep that I co-authored with Realtor Barb “Matty” Matyszczak of RE/MAX 440, Do the Right Things NOW to Sell Your House FAST!  There are 10 tips on everything...
Ten Issues That Repel Buyers

Ten Issues That Repel Buyers

Almost every Realtor has had a listing that just sits there…no offers, maybe even after a price reduction or two. Why? Because if it’s not on top of a hazardous waste landfill, there are two things wrong with the house: Buyers either don’t like the price or are turned...
What colors are considered neutral nowadays?

What colors are considered neutral nowadays?

Yay! You’ve gotten your new sellers to agree to paint over some of those outdated wall colors. What colors are considered neutral nowadays? They generally fall into two categories: warm (browns and beiges) and cool (gray tones). Here’s a list for you to recommend to...
The “Ick Factors” of a Property for Sale

The “Ick Factors” of a Property for Sale

What grosses you out when you view a property that’s for sale? Is it personal-care items? A weird smell in a listing? If it bothers you, it’s surely going to bother potential buyers. How can you diplomatically advise your new listing clients on things that will turn...
MLS Pro Photo Tips

MLS Pro Photo Tips

When I was in college (during the Pleistocene era), an art major friend had a show off-campus, and I was thrilled that so many of his works had sold on opening night. I asked George what his secret was. His answer has stuck with me: “Blue soothes, but red sells.”...

Help Homebuyers Envision How to Live in a House

Home staging is a science that creates spaces that look bright and spacious and that help homebuyers envision how to live in a house. I LOVE talking about home staging. In this video Super Realtor Matt Harnick interviews me about the home staging process and how it...