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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Chervenic Realty
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After the buyer has looked at your home on the internet, they usually want want to drive by your home and check out the neighborhood and the outside of your house. In addition to nicely fixed up exterior of your home an attractive yard will get their interest. Trees and bushes should be trimmed s...
01/20/2009
Think about all the clutter that accumulates in your home. Here are a few tips to declutter your home.   In the kitchen, pack up some dishes or containers that you don't use everyday, then put items usually left on the counter in the cupboards,. Less is better on the counter. You can have up to 3...
01/19/2009
I am putting my condo up for sale here in 3 weeks. 4611#B Cox Dr. in Stow Ohio. It is a 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath townhouse with a finished basement and a 1 car detached garage. I have been busy the last couple of months repainting and sorting through my possessions deciding what to keep and what to ...
01/16/2009
Pets can be stressed when moving to a new home. First they see you packing and moving possessions at home and they feel your stress that comes with moving. Keep your pet's routine as regular as possible during the premoving stages and the move itself. If you feed, exercise, or play with your pet ...
01/15/2009
I have to share my experience with you. I have a friend who sold his rental in a rent to own situation. The tenant/buyer went to a mortgage company to get a loan. She told the seller she was to get $16,000 back from him when the loan closed for repairs, however, this would not be included in the ...
01/15/2009
I stopped at Lowes  and found a great deal on florescent bulbs  a five pack for $10, They were soft white, however when trying them out my teenage daughter complained that it wasn't as bright as our regular bulbs. I did see an ad for bright white florescent bulbs at Home Depot and bought some the...
01/14/2009
Pretend to be a buyer, what would you want in the home you buy? I can't even tell you how many of my buyers, say '"too much work". They don't want to paint. They don't want to buy new carpet. They don't want to make repairs. (too expensive) Walk through your home and look at it like you would loo...
01/13/2009
Remove all clutter from the house that includes pictures on the walls. Take down personal photos and put away. Clean all surfaces in the bathroom and kitchen. Make them look bright and shiny. Hang new towels up in the bathrooms. Clean off all counter tops for except for a couple of items. Take ou...
01/13/2009
In today's market you must be prepared to have a "shiny penny" when selling your home. I am planning to put my home up for sale. I will be pricing it competitively and making sure I have done all I can to make the inside shine. I am putting in new carpet. Everything will be freshly painted with n...
01/12/2009
Northeast Ohio is having a big snowstorm today and I'm sitting by the fireplace thinking of my open houses tomorrow. One home is vacant, so I think I need my shovel to shovel the walkway. Hope my seller gets there before I do and turns up the heat a little bit. I have been known to sit in my car ...
01/10/2009
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