Here are the Blogs in the Seller Tips category.
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Tuesday, 28 August 2018
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blog preview image If you are close to or have already reached retirement age, the topic of downsizing your home has probably come up in discussions with your peers and/or your family. Retirement does not automatically mean it's time to downsize, but I have many clients who have come to me around that time to start the ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/28/2018 10:42 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 2 August 2018
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blog preview image I get this question all the time does staging really work? Do I really need to stage my home? The answer isn't always obvious, some homes won't need it and some homes will need more than others. In our Middle Tennessee Market it’s very competitive and everyone wants to sell their property quickly ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/02/2018 8:16 AM by jarod tanksley
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Wednesday, 11 April 2018
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blog preview image Open houses are designed so that as many people as possible get to see your home at one time.  An open house can actually be an introduction of your listing to the housing market. Although less than 1% of houses sell at an open house, It's the best way to introduce your home to the market. Rule #1 ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2018 10:04 AM by jarod tanksley
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Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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blog preview image Making your home attractive to prospective buyers can be a daunting task.   All those items that make the home "yours", such as  your personal items, need to be stored away as you neutralize your home prior to selling.  The prospective buyer needs to imagine their own photos and furniture in your house.     ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/28/2018 7:01 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
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blog preview image Recently, I met some friends who have lived in the same home for 30 years.  I actually think it's neat that they are still in the same home.  Some of my friends have parents who have moved to senior living communities and they purchased the parents' home and are living in their childhood home with their ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2018 8:07 AM by jarod tanksley
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
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blog preview image To many people the outside appearance of their home is not important.  However research has shown the curb appeal of your home is the most important feature of your home. Clearly the appearance of your home from the curb is often why someone wants to see the inside of your home.  Apparently it is ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2017 3:30 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Wednesday, 19 July 2017
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blog preview image  As I drive around our community, I​ occasionally​​ notice ​​homes that are for sale by the owners ​​​(FSBO​).  I often wonder if these owners know the ramifications of ​selling their own homes​. I am listing some points to consider and think about.  Once you read these points​, I think you may agree ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/19/2017 1:47 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
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blog preview image  ​As you begin to plan on the purchase of your next home,​ you will ​need to know the cost of selling your present home.   ​It is critical that you know the charges and understand each one as it relates to your transaction. Traditionally the cost of selling your home could cost up to 8 - 10% of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2017 11:01 AM by Jarod
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Thursday, 9 March 2017
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The most expensive purchase you will ever make in your lifetime is your home.  You constantly and sometimes daily  invest in your home's condition.  So of course it is so important that when you decide to sell your home you would want to be able to use a professional to market and sell your home.  Here ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2017 4:20 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Wednesday, 21 December 2016
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Wow! 2016 has been another big year in real estate, and I am so thankful for everyone who has trusted me as their Realtor. If you're thinking about getting in on the selling and buying action in 2017, there are several things you can be doing now to prepare. 1. De-clutter and stage your home. For ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2016 9:37 AM by Jarod
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016
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Last week I gave you 5 tips for a smooth moving day.  As moving day gets closer, use these 7 packing and organization tips to make the big day go more smoothly: 1. Use clothing, towels, and blankets as your "bubble wrap." You'll save money and kill two birds with one stone by moving out more of ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2016 1:15 PM by Kari Slusser
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Sunday, 3 April 2016
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Spring is a hot time in real estate, so if you're thinking about putting your home on the market, you want to make sure you make an excellent first impression as potential buyers begin their quest for the perfect home. There are many factors in the selling process that can seem out of your control, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/03/2016 9:59 PM by Jarod
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Monday, 23 November 2015
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Selling your home during the festive activities of the holiday season may come with a few extra challenges, but this time of year provides the perfect opportunity to stage your home in a warm and inviting way to buyers. The majority of people who home shop between now and the new year are motivated ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2015 11:31 PM by Jarod
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Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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Williamson County real estate is a booming business right now. With flocks of people moving here to take advantage of the job opportunities and trendiness of the Nashville, Tenn., area, houses are selling quickly because of relatively low inventory. Low interest rates have also pushed more people into ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/31/2015 11:46 PM by Jarod
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Tuesday, 10 March 2015
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As the ice and snow from winter continues to melt and the signs of spring begin to arrive, many people in Middle Tennessee will start preparations to list their homes on the market. As the warmer weather starts to drift this way, use it as an inspiration to do some major spring cleaning, whether you're ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/10/2015 11:19 PM by Jarod
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Saturday, 24 January 2015
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Spring is just around the corner, so if you're thinking about listing your home soon, you'll want to plan ahead. Many homes in the Brentwood, Tenn., area are selling quickly because there is such low inventory, but selling quickly is no guarantee if you and your home are not fully prepared to meet the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/24/2015 11:39 PM by Jarod
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Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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It's no secret that by the time most of my clients call me to start looking at real estate, they've already done their homework by combing the Internet for interesting properties. Helpful Websites such as realtor.com and realtracs.com have features that allow even the most basic Internet surfers all ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2014 4:13 PM by Jarod
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Monday, 22 September 2014
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As autumn settles into Tennessee, the landscape begins to change into a beautiful backdrop for showcasing your home and property. Many people mistakenly believe that spring and summer are the only times to buy and sell homes, but fall is still an active season in the real estate world. Here are some ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/22/2014 3:03 PM by Jarod
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Sunday, 6 July 2014
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   There are many things to consider when faced with the decision of when you should downsize your home, but if I had to pick one thing to say to people it would be that you want this to be your decision on your terms and not something that you are forced into. I've seen many situations with ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2014 11:10 PM by Jarod
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Tuesday, 1 April 2014
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I recently read an article about reasons why buyers hate certain homes when they are in the home-buying process. It got me to thinking about the things you can control about your property when your home is on the market. If you are thinking about listing your home, or if it’s already on the market, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/01/2014 11:46 PM by Jarod
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