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  • Stage: Staging a house can greatly raise the asking price and increase the bottom line. Staging a house may include repainting, including a bright accent wall, different furniture, more open spaces, and lots of lighting.
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  • Clean: A clean house is a happy house.
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  • Work with a trusted agent: Ask for references, consider part- versus full-time realtor, think about experience and expertise, but most of all: go with someone with a proven track record.
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  • When determining the asking price, there are many things to consider. Work with your agent and take schools, comparable sales, market trends, staging, cleanliness, etc. into account.

Sometimes a small repair or remodel can pay off in the end. Talk to a trusted and experienced real estate agent to know what projects will increase your bottom line and which will not.

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  • Prepare for open houses
    • Leave before potential buyers show up
    • Leave lights on
    • Make sure it’s a comfortable temperature
    • Leave window coverings open to let light in