Real Estate
Aug 3, 2010

Home selling tips

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Real Estate
Aug 3, 2010

Home selling tips

By: styleathome.com
Home selling decor

How to: Use Feng Shui to sell your home
Let the principles of the Chinese practice of Feng Shui ease your real estate woes. If you've ever walked into a house, as a potential buyer, and said: "it just feels right," then you understand the basic principles of Feng Shui. This ancient Chinese practice involves making energetic and physical adjustments to a space in order to create balance and flow. And, in the midst of a recession when selling your house or condo may seem nearly impossible, it may just be the answer to your real estate woes.

Speed decorating to sell
Love your house now using these speed decorating tips from interior decorator, home stager and author Jill Vegas. Home renovations, remodels, redesigns and revamps can cost time and money aplenty. That’s why smart cookies are giving New York City-based interior decorator, home stager and Speed Decorating author Jill Vegas’ fast ‘n’ furious design concept a whirl – especially if they want to successfully list their home.

10 best home upgrades for resale
Consider giving your home any of these 10 upgrades when looking to sell.
If you're preparing your home for sale, there are certain improvements that are definitely worth their cost in helping to attract more buyers, sell your home faster, make back most (or all!) of your investment, or even increase the value of your home. We asked Toronto agent Matt Dawson of Chestnut Park Real Estate about what he sees as the 10 best upgrades you can make to your home, whether you're selling now or later.

Expert home selling tips

10 secrets from a real estate agent
Buy and sell your house successfully with 10 tips from a real estate professional. With the economy on a slow rise back to normalcy, many are still unsure of whether they should be buying or selling a home. Despite the uneasiness you may feel, you don’t necessarily have to stay put, explains Linda Turner, a real estate agent with Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty in Mississauga, Ont.

10 quick tips to flip your home
10 easy ways to get your home ready to be flipped -- and to ensure a successful outcome! Though the heady days of the real estate boom are gone for now, real estate continues to be one of the safest investments you can make—that is, if you invest smartly. The key is to know what improvements to make, be realistic about what you can expect to gain, and to have a very clear idea of what is happening in the neighbourhood. Caroline Altman of Lighten The Load, a company that specializes in a range of home staging, decorating and moving services, offers the following tips to would-be real estate tycoons.

10 best home upgrades for resale
Consider giving your home any of these 10 upgrades when looking to sell.
If you're preparing your home for sale, there are certain improvements that are definitely worth their cost in helping to attract more buyers, sell your home faster, make back most (or all!) of your investment, or even increase the value of your home. We asked Toronto agent Matt Dawson of Chestnut Park Real Estate about what he sees as the 10 best upgrades you can make to your home, whether you're selling now or later.

5 annual check-up tips for your home

Try to stay aware of potential issues that lurk in the furnace room, behind your walls and up on the roof. If you keep on top of your yearly maintenance, you won’t need to pay big bucks down the road to fix major problems. Here are some of my best tips for your home’s fall physical.

Real estate: Tips for single homebuyers
Single homebuyers are on the rise. Here are a few tips to help you make a good investment when purchasing a home on your own.

5 ways to enhance your curb appeal
HGTV host Scott McGillivray gives his top five suggestions for fast fixes to enhance the curb appeal of any home.

Home selling mistakes to avoid

Flipping your house: How to trade up
Dos and don'ts to help you get the price you want and make sure your big flip isn't a flop! Getting ready to trade up? Then it's time to roll up your sleeves and get your starter house (or condo) ready for the resale market. Here are some dos and don'ts to help you get the best price and ensure your big flip isn't a flop.

Top 10 homebuyer turn-offs
Learn how to avoid making your home a turn-off when you're looking to sell. There is a growing inventory of houses on the Canadian market, and buyers are much choosier than ever before. If you're planning to sell, it's important that you put your very best foot forward, if you want to sell quickly and at a decent price.

10 tips to resell your house
Tips for getting your home resale-ready.
Is selling your house, loft or condo on your to-do list this year? Even in a softening real estate market, there are ways you can turn your property into a can’t-pass-up opportunity to buyers. Here are our top tips for getting your home resale-ready – as well as some pitfalls to avoid.

10 worst home upgrades for resale
Some renovation upgrades, such as kitchens and bathrooms, are usually fairly reliable for adding to a home’s resale value. But there are others (and if you’ve gone househunting in the last few years, perhaps you’ve seen a few) that are just plain bone-headed. What’s worth the cost and what isn’t?
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