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Sellers: Control What You Can Control

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

As a seller, there are a host of things you can’t control in your home selling process. For starters, you can’t force potential buyers to come see your home, let alone make an offer on it. But to improve your chances, there are 8 things you can address that could otherwise turn off prospective buyers.

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Seller Disclosure Laws Protect Buyers: Four Types of Information

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When a seller and buyer enter into a contract, the seller has certain obligations to let the buyer know of any known defects with the property, as well as other issues. Real estate professionals encourage their seller clients to err on the side of caution and disclose anything that might be considered an issue.

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8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

Image: CustomHouseNumbers.com A good washing, and a bit of color are two low-cost ways. Homes with high curb appeal command higher prices and take less time to sell.  But which projects pump up curb appeal most? Here are financially smart ways to boost your home’s equity. #1 Wash Your House’s Face Before you scrape any paint or plant more azaleas, wash the …

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Should I consider one of those new iBuyer services?

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

For nearly a decade, the Denver metro real estate market has been a wild ride of record-setting activity. This year with COVID-19, this is even more true. We are here to help you prepare for what’s ahead. Since March, home is probably something you have spent a lot of time in and thinking about. Maybe your dreaming of more space. …

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My friends say my home looks amazing. Do I really need to hire a stager?

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

For nearly a decade, the Denver metro real estate market has been a wild ride of record-setting activity. This year with COVID-19, this is even more true. We are here to help you prepare for what’s ahead. Since March, home is probably something you have spent a lot of time in and thinking about. Maybe your dreaming of more space. …

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Virtual Marketing For Sellers

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

Selling your home? We’ve got you covered! We currently are in unprecedented times affecting multiple industries globally and locally. The real estate industry has had to adapt and Colorado Home Realty (CHR) and I are at the forefront of this necessity.  People are still buying and selling homes. Even in Coronavirus times.  We continue to safely serve in the best …

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Getting Ready for the Appraiser

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

An appraiser may be coming to your house in the near future. Most home sale contracts are contingent on the buyer or the buyer’s lender obtaining an appraisal on your property. Here are some things you’ll be interested to know about appraisers and the appraisal process:

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Make Required Repairs Before Closing

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

This article was originally posted here on the Colorado Home Realty blog. You may have agreed to repair or replace items on your property as a result of the inspection or as part of the original contract. Also, the contract requires you repair or replace anything broken since the contract was negotiated, e.g., the dishwasher stopped working, a window was broken, etc. Failure …

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Y is for Yard

In Sellers by Doug Phelps

This post is part of an ongoing series, “ABC’s of Real Estate.” Stay tuned for more posts as I run through the a-z of real estate and provide helpful tips for home buyers and sellers alike.