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prep for selling a home in spring

No matter the time of year, if you are selling your home, it is pertinent that you increase its curb appeal as much as possible. And if you're selling during the Springtime, this happens to be one of the best times to carry out several curb appeal projects. For now, let's take a quick look at tips and tricks for improving your home's curb appeal during the Spring, many of which will go a long way in making sure your home sells as quickly as possible and for the most amount of money.

1) It's Time to Add a Hedge or Two

Did you know you can increase the value of your home by as much as four percent by adding a hedge? And not only does a hedge or two add visual appeal to the home but it also helps incorporate a sense of privacy, which is especially…

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Every home seller wants to get the most value from their home and the right real estate agent will share the same goal. However, many sellers choose to bypass an important step in the process that could increase the sale price of the home and reduce the number of days on the market. What is this magical step? Home Staging.

What is Home Staging?

If you watch HGTV, chances are you’re familiar with home staging, even if you don’t know it.

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Home staging is essentially preparing your home for sale.  When selling their home, virtually everyone will “stage” their home to some degree. It may range from mowing and planting flowers to painting walls neutral colors.

However, the real magic comes in when a potential buyer can truly visualize themselves…

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Our North County real estate team has been in the business since 1982 and one of the number one things we still see as a huge factor into the success of selling your home is curb appeal. Attracting a potential home buyer begins by how your home looks on the outside. While it will take some work to get your yard in tip-top shape, the outcome will be worth it.

Landscaping Tips for Selling Your HomeHere are some tips to get started to help spruce up your home:

      • Clean up the yard. Rake up all dead leaves and branches. Make sure the grass is clear of animal waste, ant hills, trash, or anything else unsightly. Your grass should look green and pristine.
      • Create beautiful, but simple landscaping. Mow the lawn and make sure any bare patches have been filled in with grass. Prune any bushes…

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The holidays can be a busy time with shopping, vacations, and parties. With all the activity and events, it’s easy to put off selling a home. What many homeowners don’t know, though, is that this time of year is ideal for listing a home on the North County real estate market. If you are considering selling your home in the near future, now is the time to list and show your home as competition is minimal and rates are lower to incentivize buyers.

Make Your Home Stand Out

When it comes to North County real estate, November and December are a great time to list and sell a home. Due to all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, other homeowners are putting off listing their homes until January. By listing your house now, you can be sure that your home has…

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The North County of San Diego is a highly desirable place to live.  World-class beaches, top ranked schools and year-round recreation help it to consistently rank as one of the best places in the west to retire and raise a family.  So it might surprise homeowners to find out that North County homes don’t sell themselves.  Owners need to take steps to prepare their home prior to putting up a ‘for-sale’ sign in order to minimize the time on market and maximize their selling price.


#1: Know the Importance of Curb Appeal and Landscaping

10 Tips to Sell Your Home for the Most Money

When it comes to selling your house, first impressions are critical.  Homeowners should review their front yard landscaping.  Planting fresh flowers, trim overgrown trees and repaint or repair fence if needed.  If…

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By Garrett Lund

With the housing market continuing its upward trend, now may be the perfect time to translate your current home's equity into the dream house you've always wanted.  You might live in a beautiful home, but perhaps it is too small or doesn’t have the open layout you need for entertaining guests.

When simple upgrades just won’t cut it, it may be time to sell your sell your home a put a larger down payment on your true dream home. Here are some different tactics you can use to make your dream a reality.

Selling or Buying First?

While you can go out and begin looking at properties to your heart's content, you should also be crafting a gameplan for your financing options. If you find the perfect home without the house sale to back it up,…

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