• Keller Williams | Les Bailey & Associates Blog

    Friday, June 14, 2019   /   by Lance Davis

    The 5 Things that Sell Real Estate

    People ask me all the time what they should do to sell their home for top dollar.  Of course, there are several things that can be done to the home. Upgrades, adding amenities, etc.These things may or may not have a positive impact on the sale of a home, but when I break down the essentials to selling real estate, it generally boils down to five things.  Those five things being location, condition, price, terms, and the Realtor you choose to market your home. As a Seller, you control all of these variables except the location. You can only control the location when you have purchased the property as a buyer.


    ONE - Of these five variables, pricing your home properly will be the most important decision you make. Buyers are educated in the real estate market now more than ever. The internet, alongside access to Multiple Listing Services (“MLS”) arms buyers with more ammunition than all the buyers before us. Every house that is for sale is at the buyers fingertip ...

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    Friday, May 31, 2019   /   by Nani Palmer

    The Top 5 Things Buyers Dislike About Your Home

    If you are planning on selling your house, here are the top 5 things buyers dislike when shopping for homes. If you want to make the most out of your Real Estate investment and you are not planning on marketing your house to investors or people who want to pay pennies on the dollar -  listen up! After 17+ years of selling real estate, I have seen a lot of homes and I have heard countless comments about these homes. Remember, you have one chance to make a good impression if you want top dollar for your real estate investment!

    1.) Bad smells. As a homeowner, sometimes we don’t realize our homes have smells in them.  When selling your property, avoid making foods that have orders that linger (especially fried food).  Cigarette smoke will definitely turn off non-smokers, as well as stinky teenager rooms (believe me, we all know what those can smell like:-).  I suggest asking a trusted friend who will be straight with you. Invite a friend over who has not been i ...

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