Kelly O’Ryan, an office manager for Coldwell Banker in Lexington, Mass., recently highlighted several tips of what home owners shouldn’t do when trying to sell their home in an article at RISMedia. Here are a few don’ts that made it on their list, see if you agree!
1. Don’t slack off on home maintenance. Houses in need of TLC often attract investors or property flippers, which are known for submitting low-ball offers. To attract offers and the highest bids, sellers should attend to any upkeep and maintenance issues before putting the house for sale.
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Some pessimism crept back into the markets late last week as China’s manufacturing PMI contracted for a third consecutive month. There is growing fear that a slowdown in China could affect the already fragile global economy. Also personal income was reported lower than expected.
On the optimistic side, several economic reports were better than expected. New home sales for August were up 6.1% from a year earlier and the Case-Shiller Home Price Index rose in July from June in the 10 and 20 city survey, and was the fourth monthly gain in a row.
While everyone is preparing for the holiday season, are you singing to a different tune as you stress about your upcoming move? Moving can be demanding on its own, plus combined with the stresses of preparing for the holidays, can be as challenging as finding that one perfect gift for someone who already has everything.
Relocation.com’s team of experts has come up with the following list of moving do’s and don’ts to help take the stress out of your move. Read more