Home Staging: Fragrance, Smells, and Odors

Monday - 6/27/2016 7:04 pm By Denese DeJerf-Carter

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and Beautiful New House.Some of the most beautiful homes can sit on the market for extended periods of time.  It’s not because they aren’t priced well, or other factors you might suspect.  It’s simply because buyers are turned off by details that are often overlooked. Yes, one of those details that carry a lot of weight is the ... Read

Curb Appeal Is Important

Monday - 6/20/2016 10:47 am By Denese DeJerf-Carter

A great deal of attention is placed on the interior of a home when it comes to home staging.  But think of the first thing a buyer will see as they drive up your street searching for your address.  Will what they see get them excited about the tour?  Or will they be tempted to ... Read

Staging Your Home For Sale

Monday - 6/13/2016 10:33 am By Denese DeJerf-Carter

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and Beautiful New House.Staging your home is an excellent way to make it as market-friendly as possible! When professional stagers first look at a home, one of the first things they notice is what needs to be removed.  They know that the bigger a room looks, the more attractive it will be to buyers.  Great staging means taking ... Read

Memorial Day Message

Monday - 5/30/2016 1:18 pm By Denese DeJerf-Carter

US FlagAs we all enjoy cookouts, friends and family, lets take the time to remember the reason for this holiday. This holiday is to remember all those they have given the ultimate sacrifice so that we may enjoy the freedoms that we have and the time we have to spend with family. Since the beginning of ... Read

More Tips for the For Sale By Owners

Thursday - 5/26/2016 10:26 am By Denese DeJerf-Carter

Pretty soon, potential home buyers may be showing up at your door!  One key to making a sale is acting quickly when you have an interested prospect.  As you probably know, any delay can cause the buyer to lose interest or grow impatient and look elsewhere. To help make sure you don’t miss out, I’ve ... Read

More Tips for the For Sale By Owners

Thursday - 5/19/2016 7:37 am By Denese DeJerf-Carter

No question, first impressions are critical in selling a home.  Great curb appeal, however, is particularly important for homeowners marketing their property without a REALTOR®. Studies indicate that only one in four FSBO homes is advertised on the Internet.  Without a comprehensive Web marketing program and an MLS listing, you are more dependent on drive-by ... Read

Tips On For Sale By Owner

Tuesday - 5/17/2016 3:54 pm By Denese DeJerf-Carter

While I fully understand the desire to save money on the commission, there are many pitfalls even the most talented amateur home seller should beware of. One of the areas that can cause individuals trying to sell their own home the most grief is the negotiating and closing process. As an experienced REALTOR®, I have ... Read