Home Maintenance Tips for Fall & Winter

The cold season has already arrived in many parts of the country. Here in Seattle, the leaves have started turning color before they fall for winter! And let’s not forget about the rain!

It’s important to prepare your home for the colder weather coming. Taking a little bit of time to winterize your home can save you a lot of time, and money, later on. Check out these tips for preparing your home for the fall and winter.

1. Check window and door weather stripping for damage.

2. Disconnect water hoses and turn off outdoor water supply lines and irrigation system.

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For Sale by Owner vs. Hiring an Agent

Are you thinking about selling your home by yourself without the help of an agent? I’m not going to be the one to tell you, that listing your home “For Sale by Owner (FSBO)” is a bad idea. That’s for you to decide! But I will help by shedding some light.

The main reason people decide to sell FSBO is to save 6% in Agent commission. But are you willing to put in the work? Real Estate Agents do so much behind the scenes to make sure things go smoothly. & don’t just take my word for it… read about all the work put in by other FSBO experiences – – HERE!

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Home Selling 101

As we all bring 2016 to a close and start to plan for 2017, now is a great time to design a real estate road map.

If you’ve been thinking about the possibility of selling your home, now is the time to take action and plan for success!  The #1 question I get asked is… “When is the best time for me to sell my home?”   Continue reading “Home Selling 101”