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Four Things You Should NOT do When Placing Your Home for Sale . . . . .

Agents always tell you what to do but they rarely tell you what you should avoid
Posted by Norman Polsky on March 18, 2018 in No Category
Her are a few key issues when you decide to put your home up for sale: Some Sellers over Improve their home:As you ready your home for sale, you may realize you will get a great return on your investment if you make a couple of changes. Updating the appliances or replacing that cracked cabinet in the bathroom are all great ideas. However, it's important not to over-improve, or make improvements that are hyper-specific to your tastes. For example, not everyone wants a pimped out finished basement equipped with a wet... read more
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Ideas to Boost Curb Appeal for Potential Buyers

Posted by Kailey Hagar on March 15, 2018 in No Category
Want to capture potential buyer’s interest before they step through the door? Here are seven simple ways to add curb appeal to your home.   A home can be modern and cozy inside, but without curb appeal, potential buyers will lose interest before they step inside. An attractive, well-kept lawn is one of the first things people will notice. The good news is that upgrading an existing lawn doesn’t have to take months, and it doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Here are a few simple upgrades to... read more
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CONDO vs TOWNHOMES

What are the diffences
Posted by Norman Polsky on March 11, 2018 in No Category
Condo or Townhouse: What Is the Difference? St Louis is one of those unique cities where you can drive around for just 15 minutes and see a wide variety of different housing styles in that short span, from single family homes in the city on to large sprawling houses in the county. When home shopping in the City of St Louis you might want to consider a condo or townhouse. While either is a perfect starter home for first-time homeowners, small families, and single people, and both usually require owners to pay associ... read more
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Effective Improvements for a Faster Sale You have decided to sell your home, and you are eager to sell it ASAP! Here are the ways to efficiently and effectively improve your home for a speedy sale. You have decided to sell your home, and you are eager to sell it ASAP! You need to move or want those proceeds immediately, but how? Let’s go through the best ways to efficiently and effectively improve your home for a speedy sale. ----First, curbside appeal. This is the first thing every potential buyer sees so ma... read more
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Spring Selling Checklist

Posted by Kailey Hagar on February 08, 2018 in No Category
Here are some great tips to start getting your home ready to sell!   With spring selling season around the corner, it’s time to give your home the boost it needs to meet today’s buyer expectations.  With the early spring selling season kicking off shortly after the new year, it’s time to give your home the boost it needs to meet today’s buyers’ expectations. Take advantage of being inside during the cold winter months with these quick fixes that will help your property stan... read more
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