Selling Real Estate in New Albany

5 tips for Preparing Your Home for Sale – Holiday Edition.

It's a good idea to take an objective look at your home to see what needs to be repaired or replaced. Your house will be scrutinized by potential buyers who won’t overlook smudges around the light switches, boxes stacked in the laundry room, or peeling paint on the backsplash. A spruced-up home makes a good first impression, which is essential for getting buyers to investigate...

3 Features Your Property Needs to Sell for Top Dollar This Spring

When the spring weather arrives in New Albany, home buyers will be out in droves looking for their dream homes. As a home seller, the spring home buying season is your chance to impress more people — but the competition is greater, too. How to Ensure Your Home Outshines the Competition If you want buyers to add your property to their must-see lists, your home needs to impress them in seconds. This...

Change Your Home with Color!

We like color and the positive impact it can have on you and your home! As Realtors, we constantly counsel sellers on the need to take their homes to white, beige, gray and greige in order to sell. But selling your home isn’t anything like living in your home. When you are selling, we treat your home like a Hollywood set. But for living in your home, it needs to reflect YOU! Moll Anderson’s...

Home sellers need to think of their property as a product instead of a home. The better your home looks, the faster it will sell. Often what helps a home sell faster is also what helps it sell for more. Surprisingly enough, just having a low price isn’t the key. Today’s buyer wants to move right in, and they will pay a premium for this. Doing these 7 things will help to make sure your home sells...

Staging Your Home

It’s time to prepare your home to sell. So where do you begin? It's a good idea to take an objective look at your home to see what needs repaired or replaced. Your house will be scrutinized by potential buyers who won’t overlook smudges around the light switches, boxes stacked in the laundry room, or peeling paint on the back splash. A spruced-up home makes a good first impression, which is...

Sale of Home Contingency Explained

A common question we get from our clients is what to do when an offer on their home includes a Sale of Home contingency. In a nutshell, a Sale of Home contingency means that the potential buyer has a home to sell, and that they will only move forward with the purchase of the new home if and when their property sells. Our clients are often uncertain about how to proceed when they receive an offer with this...

Will 2017 Be a Buyer’s or Seller’s Market?

A common question as we enter the new year is "Will next year be a buyer’s or seller’s market?" Most economists agree that 2017 will likely remain a seller’s market. In some of our neighborhoods, the answer is obvious — we have been playing “catch up” on inventory all year. I expect the New Albany market to continue to skew toward sellers well into 2017, even with...

6 Simple Holiday Decorating Ideas for Your Home

What really makes your home warm and merry this holiday season is the people you welcome into it. Sometimes we get so consumed with the details – cleaning, decorating, shopping, cooking – that we forget to stop and take the time to enjoy the best part of the holidays – spending time and making memories with our loved ones. So here are some super simple holiday decorating ideas to help...

Downsizing Tips – Ways to Make the Transition Easier

People choose to downsize or “right-size” their home for a number of reasons – simplify lifestyle, reduce housing costs, relocate to a new climate, the list goes on. Whatever your reason for wanting to make the transition to “smaller living,” considering the following tips to help make the lifestyle shift more manageable and less overwhelming. Reimagine Where (and How)...

7 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Home

Whether you are preparing to sell, simplifying your life or just doing an annual fall clean-out, decluttering is often one of the most challenging tasks of home ownership. While it may seem tempting to sort through the entire home at once, trying to tackle such a large project in such a short time will leave any homeowner frustrated. Following these essential decluttering tips will make your job much...

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