Today I’ll break down how to achieve the empowered home sale.
Have you ever sold your home and found yourself wondering if you could have had more, even if you got your asking price? Most people would say yes. Subconsciously we understand that all the traditional...
Posted by Casey Miller on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 4:13 PMBy Casey Miller / March 22, 2017Comment
Deciding to buy a home together with your partner can be a huge decision. It’s a decision that will add a new dynamic to your relationship, and you’ll want to make sure you and your partner are on the same page. We’ve got some great tips to help you prepare for this big decision.
Chances are that you will be sharing many of the same priorities, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you will agree on everything. What type of home do you want? How important is a big kitchen? If you plan on having children in the future (or if you have them already), how important is it that the home you buy is in a good school district? What about the quality of the neighborhood? How long is the...
Posted by Casey Miller on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 3:49 PMBy Casey Miller / March 20, 2017Comment
Prevent dust by optimizing your home’s humidity levels between 40% and 50%. Low humidity causes static electricity, and more static means more dust will become attracted to objects and fixtures around your home.
You can help prevent soap scum from accumulating on your shower doors by treating them with automotive windshield rain repellant spray as needed. This will create a protective layer that encourages water to bead off the glass. If you need to remove soap scum that has already accumulated, make a paste with baking soda and vinegar, and apply it to your shower doors. Allow the mixture to sit for 15 minutes, then scrub it clean with water.
Posted by Casey Miller on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5:17 PMBy Casey Miller / March 15, 2017Comment
The amount of time your San Diego home is on the market, the stress levels involved, and the selling price of your home can all be affected if you decide not to use a realtor to sell your home.
The average selling price of a home sold by the owners in San Diego is approximately $40,000 lower than a home sold by realtors. Realtors have access to local market data about recent sales, and other listed homes in your area. Realtors also know negotiate a contract on your behalf that will give you the best outcome.
Realtors on average sell homes 19 days faster than owners. They have more availability than you to when it comes to inquiries, showings, and feedback from buyers. They also have professional...
Posted by Casey Miller on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 4:24 PMBy Casey Miller / March 13, 2017Comment
A final walk-through isn’t a home inspection, you will have (or should have) already done that. Bring your contract with you. You may need to refer to it when you’re on site.
In the San Diego market, the buyer and seller may never meet, but if both parties are agreeable to the idea, it’s good to perform the final walk-through with the sellers present.
If the sellers have already moved, and the home if vacant, it’s even more important to do a final walk-through. Since your last visit, for instance, someone may have left a faucet dripping, inadvertently causing water damage.
Posted by Casey Miller on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 3:58 PMBy Casey Miller / March 1, 2017Comment
You don’t have to purchase a ready-made fire pit, nor do you need to hire a contractor. You can build a DIY fire pit quite easily by following the steps below. Our infographic also has some great illustrations to help you along the way.