Cindy in Louisville

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Seller's FAQ

What repairs should I make to my property? If you want to get top dollar for your property, you probably need to make all minor repairs and selected major repairs before going on the market. Nearly all purchase contracts include an inspection clause, a buyer contingency that allows a buyer to back out if numerous defects are found or negotiate their repair.  The trick is not to overspend on pre-sale repairs, especially if there are few houses on the market but many buyers willing to buy at almost any price. On the other…

by Cindy Parrish | 03/15/16

About Radon and Granite Countertops

Because of growing public concern about the dangers of radon, Louisville TV station WLKY recently presented a special segment about this common deadly gas. If you missed it, here's your chance to get the scoop on radon and granite countertops as well as the possibility of radon being present in your home: Video:

by Cindy Parrish | 03/15/16

How do you prepare a house to sell?

If you want to get close to your asking price and sell your home as quickly as possible, you must make sure that your house gives a great first impression. Here are several cost-effective ideas for making your home show better: • Sweep the sidewalk, mow the lawn, prune the bushes, weed the garden and clean debris from the yard.• Clean the windows (inside and out). Make sure the paint is not chipped or flaking. • Clean and spruce up all rooms, furnishings,…

by Cindy Parrish | 03/15/16

How does someone sell a slow mover?

Real estate experts say that price and condition are the two most important factors in selling a home. In a slow market, your first step would be to lower your price. All cosmetic defects with the house should be repaired.  Secondly, you need to make sure that the home is getting the exposure it deserves through open houses, advertising, good signage, and, listings on the Internet and listings on the local multiple listing service (MLS).  If your situation permits, you may want to…

by Cindy Parrish | 03/15/16

Can neighbors reduce the value of my property?

A cluttered landscape next door can detract from positive aspects of your home, but may not reduce the actual value. Your local laws should be on file at the public library, county law library or City Hall, available for your review.  "Junky vehicle" ordinances, for example, may require any disabled car to be placed behind a fence or otherwise hidden from view. Most cities prohibit parking any vehicle on a city street for long periods of time.  It may be worthwhile to check into local zoning ordinances.…

by Cindy Parrish | 03/15/16

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