5 Things You Should Be Doing This Spring If You’re Considering Selling

Spring is notoriously known as the time of year when people start thinking of what’s to come after a long, cold winter. It is also the perfect time of year to start getting all your ducks in a row, whether you’re considering selling this spring or what selling would look like in your future. Give yourself the gift of time. Time helps us make better decisions; doing it now will make future changes easier. Preparing yourself mentally for a move is as critical as getting your home in order. So, if selling is on the table, here are our five tips to help with the process. De-cluttering This task probably seems overwhelming if you’ve lived in your home for a while. However, taking small steps will, over time, be much less stressful. Start with one space, tackle it head-on, and the rest of your home will seem more manageable once completed. If you’re unsure where to start or how to organize yourself, our friend Lisa Linard wrote a blog about steps you can follow to make de-cluttering less daunting, more efficient, and more fun: Assessing Your Outside Space After The Winter Now that we’re looking forward to the warmer […]
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You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression

We can always count on the New England weather to throw us for a loop. The combination of blizzards, bomb cyclones, and freezing rain this April has not only delayed spring but also shortened what is typically the busy season for the real estate industry. Now that we’re FINALLY starting to see some peeks of sun, it’s the perfect time to assess your home and edit, edit, edit. Exteriors took a real beating this winter. Painting, landscaping & yard work, gutter repairs, driveway improvements, front porch sprucing, and fence replacements are the most common damage that affects homeowners during the winter, and if you are trying to sell your home, it is crucial to make these projects a priority. The phrase, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression” couldn’t be truer when putting your home on the market. So, think carefully about that first impression. It starts the moment someone steps out of their car — take a look at your home through the eyes of the buyer and ask yourself, “is this home well cared for?” “is it in good condition?”. That perception often starts on the outside even before a buyer has stepped through […]
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