Peoria Arizona Home Selling Tips

Home Selling Tips

How do you get top dollar for your home? Here are a few tips that will help you get your house ready to sell! Access these seller tips and find out what you can do to maximize your proceeds!

A Real Estate Agent's Reality Peoria, Arizona

The process of guiding a home sales transaction is in reality more complex than many people realize. When qualified buyers present an offer on your home …

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An Agent's Role Peoria, Arizona

Recent reforms in the disclosure laws and real estate practices around the country have resulted in new options for buyers and sellers. Real estate agents …

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An Artful Compromise Peoria, Arizona

People who try to sell their own homes begin to appreciate the expertise of professional real estate agents as soon as their first offer comes in. They want to sell …

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An Attractive Approach Peoria, Arizona

First impressions count! Do you remember your first impressions of your present home? What made you want to buy it? The features or amenities that first attracted …

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An Empty House Peoria, Arizona

There are two schools of thought about whether it is better to show a house empty or with the furnishings in it. An empty house is like a blank canvas, and prospective buyers …

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Are You Curious Peoria, Arizona

Perhaps you have no plans to buy or sell a home right now, but you are curious about your possibilities. Real estate professionals can answer any questions …

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As Closing Approaches Peoria, Arizona

If you are selling a house that is under contract and scheduled to close in a few weeks, what can you do to make the transfer of ownership as easy as possible for …

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Bargaining Peoria, Arizona

You have done everything that your agent recommended to make your home look wonderful and you have cut your asking price to the bone. Even so …

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Brighter is Better Peoria, Arizona

Sometimes a real estate agent will walk into a home that is basically attractive, yet communicates the feeling that something is lacking. Then the agent notices that …

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Broom Clean Peoria, Arizona

Most purchase agreements contain language that requires a home to be free of trash and debris and "broom clean" at closing. While this language is not precise …

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Bug Free Peoria, Arizona

If your house is a typical one, there is probably some kind of small, leggy creature that makes its home with you. Whether they are termites, fleas, roaches, ants, or spiders …

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Capitol Gains Exemptions Peoria, Arizona

Home sellers are always interested in their tax deduction options. If you recently sold a home without meeting the basic ownership and use criteria for waiving …

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Childproofing Before Showing Peoria, Arizona

As you prepare your home for the market, keep in mind that some of the people who will look at your home may bring along small children. Families with children …

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Children and Moving Peoria, Arizona

When you decide it is time to move, it is important to engage your children in the process. Depending on the reason for the move and the distance, moving …

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Selling Out of State Peoria, Arizona

People who are moving to another state are usually concerned about how they will be able to monitor the purchase or sale of a home across state lines. Your local real …

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Termites Peoria, Arizona

Most real estate offers require an inspection by a licensed exterminator to determine that the house doesn't have termites or other wood boring insects. The inspector …

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Choosing a Listing Agent Peoria, Arizona

When you buy or sell a home, you want to work with a real estate agent who has the experience and expertise to handle such a complex transaction with a minimum …

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Closing Date Peoria, Arizona

The final closing date is an important item in the negotiation of the purchase agreement on a home. This is the day when the buyers get their ownership papers …

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Closing Quesitons Peoria, Arizona

Because of the complexity of a real estate transaction, questions and concerns arise frequently for those who are buying or selling a home. Most people experience …

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Closing Tips Peoria, Arizona

The conclusion of a real estate transaction is an exciting time for everyone involved. The closing table is the ideal place to sign papers, trade keys, and drink …

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Closing Your House Peoria, Arizona

If you are selling your house, you may have to jump through a few hoops between the time you and the buyer reach an agreement and the time the money and …

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Competitive Pricing Peoria, Arizona

You have seen it all over the years--interest rates rise and fall, sales prices escalate and decline. No matter what phase the market is in, it is always important …

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Completing the Sale Peoria, Arizona

Some buyers and sellers arrive at the closing feeling terrific about the transaction. They like each other, their new home, their real estate agent, and even the lender …

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Considering Major Improvements Peoria, Arizona

You have decided that it is time to sell your home. After taking an objective look around, you realize that you have a lot of work to do in order to prepare …

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Contigency Contracts Peoria, Arizona

Buyers walk into your home in your area and fall in love with it. There is one problem--they will have to sell their home before they can buy yours. Their offer …

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Contingency Sale Peoria, Arizona

Sellers may be reluctant to accept an offer that is contingent on the sale of another property. However, such a sale can be structured to minimize …

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Cosmetic Changes Peoria, Arizona

When a home goes on the market, it should look great. Often there are improvements that must be made before a house is ready to show well. When you are preparing …

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Cosmetic Repairs Peoria, Arizona

The better your home in looks while it is on the market, the more likely it is to sell quickly, and for the best price. When you have a listing appointment with a real …

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Deadlines Peoria, Arizona

Both buyer and seller should be aware of all of the deadlines in their purchase agreement. Each contract is different, but there are usually time limits covering …

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Deal with the Defects Peoria, Arizona

If you are selling a home, the buyers will probably include a home inspection clause in the offer. This will allow them to hire an expert to make sure that the house …

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Defects Must be Revealed Peoria, Arizona

Disclosure laws make it important to reveal all material defects when you are selling a home. It is important to be absolutely candid with your agent and all buyers …

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Different Markets Peoria, Arizona

If you are going to sell your present home, the market conditions will play a crucial role in determining the asking price. Market conditions change constantly …

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Dog Houses Peoria, Arizona

A family pet often represents a major challenge when a house is being marketed. Your family may call your large dog "Fido"--but your real estate agent calls him …

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Doing What Comes Unnaturally Peoria, Arizona

The most inconvenient aspect of having your house on the market is the constant housekeeping required. Even if you are naturally neat, it requires a lot of hard work …

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Dress for Success Peoria, Arizona

Looking good is important when you want to make a great impression, whether for a job interview or a social function. The same is true of a home that …

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Effective Marketing Peoria, Arizona

If your home has been listed for a number of weeks and you have only seen it featured in one newspaper ad, you may start feeling anxious. Although your house is …

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Empty Nest Peoria, Arizona

When their last child is married or graduates from college, many couples feel the urge to give up yard work, sell their homes, and become sophisticated city dwellers …

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Enhancing Your Home Peoria, Arizona

A moderate climate can help your home sell, but wherever you live, you can enhance your home's hidden potential by bringing the outside into your home. Minor …

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Evaluating Multiple Bids Peoria, Arizona

Competition for homes is high in hot markets. When you are a seller faced with multiple offers on your home, how do you choose the best one? Your real estate agent …

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Fair Market Value Peoria, Arizona

What is the best price for a piece of real estate? Mortgage lenders, appraisers, and real estate brokers use what is called the "fair market value" (FMV). FMV has been …

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Asbestos Disclaimers Home Selling Tip

Sellers can be a little confused when they are asked to sign an asbestos disclaimer. Asbestos is a known carcinogen, and when exposed, tiny particles can be released into the air you breathe. …

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A Beautiful Yard Peoria, Arizona

Many people wait until they are about to sell their home before they put energy and attention into improving the landscaping …

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A Market Analysis Peoria, Arizona

Setting the right price is an important first step in the process of selling a home. Is it necessary to spend $200 to $400 for a professional appraisal …

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A Smooth Closing Peoria, Arizona

If you are in the process of moving from a home you lived in for years, you might be amazed at what lies beneath all your home furnishings …

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A Sparkling Kitchen Peoria, Arizona

There's no doubt about it--the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the whole house for many prospective buyers. Smart sellers …

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A Successful Closing Peoria, Arizona

The closing table is where buyer and seller can celebrate the final stage of a successful home sales transaction. On this happy occasion, you sign the closing …

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Make the Most of Curb Appeal! Home Selling Tip

Most buyers choose to drive by your home first before wanting to set an appointment to view. An attractive yard that is free of debris will gain interest quickly. …

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A Little Painting Works Wonders! Home Selling Tip

New paint makes the entire home smell clean and neat, and can bring sellers top dollar. If your home has chipped paint, exposed wood, or surfaces that look faded, it's time for new paint. …

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Investing in Plumbing Repairs Home Selling Tip

You will spot several different types of plumbing systems in any housing market, incuding your own. Copper, galvanized, rigid plastic, polybutylene, and soft plastic are but a few. Certain systems are more prone to having certain problems …

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Pricing Your Home to Sell Home Selling Tip

Studies show that the longer a property stays on the market, the less the seller will net upon the sale. …

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Representing Your Best Interest Home Selling Tip

In today's real estate market it is more important than ever to have a professional who truly represents your best interest. A qualified listing agent works for you -- the home seller. …

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Making Your Home Shine Home Selling Tip

It's a common fact that clean homes net more money. Most people are turned off by even the smallest amount of uncleanness or odor when looking at homes to purchase. Sellers lose thousands of dollars because they do not adequately clean their homes or rid them of offensive odors. …

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Staging Your Home To Sell! Home Selling Tip

The greatest way to show a home is to have a key available. This is typically done by placing it in a secure lock box, provided to you by your Real Estate Professional. This will give agents, with prospective buyers easy access to your property and promote showings. …

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Is Your Home Wired to Sell? Home Selling Tip

The type of wiring in residential homes generally depends on when the home was built, where it was built and if it has been updated. In the older homes, knob and tube type wiring was the norm …

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Contact Information

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Keith Ritter
Keller Williams Realty Professional Partners
7025 W. Bell Rd, Suite 10
Glendale AZ 85308
Office: (602)908-5020
Mobile: (602)885-2018
Fax: 623 776-4996