Sarah Wood

Staging Your Salida, Colorado Area Home

Staging Your Salida, Colorado Area Home

Stage It, Sell It, Profit! Turn on any popular home network on cable TV and you’ll find a program on staging. Re-arrange your furniture, pick a soothing color palette, clear out the family photos, and your home will sell faster, and for more money. Sound too frou-frou to be true? It’s not! The soft and…

Buying a Foreclosure: Do You Know a Homeowner Facing Foreclosure?

Buying a Foreclosure: Do You Know a Homeowner Facing Foreclosure?

Headlines today are filled with stories about homeowners in financial distress—people who face a lender’s foreclosure on their home. Millions of American home owners are wondering what to do. Like most crises, this one has produced its share of rumors and misinformation. One of the biggest ones is “just let it happen.” Why fight back,…

Seller Resources for the Salida, Colorado Area

Seller Resources for the Salida, Colorado Area

Almost 50% of home sellers traded up to a larger sized and higher price home. *From a 2009 study of first-time buyers by Keller Williams Research Division On average, agent-assisted homes sold for $43,000 or 24% more than FSBOs. *From a 2009 study of the first-time buyers by Keller Williams Research Division Pricing Your Home…

Tip for Getting the Best Value for Your Home

Tip for Getting the Best Value for Your Home

Most sellers today are nervous and unsure. They wonder: is taking a loss on our house inevitable? The answer is no! A strategic sales plan, coupled with a smart buy in your new location will ensure that you recoup the maximum value for your home. Your Strategic Sales Plan Consult with an expert, local real estate agent…

Residential Property Management – Finding the Best Tenants

Residential Property Management – Finding the Best Tenants

For any residential property management project, having good tenants can make the difference between a profitable financial investment and taking a major loss. Having an experienced property manager assisting with the interviewing and review process of potential tenants is critical to the success- and peace of mind- of leasing a residential property. A professional property…

Making The Offer On The House

Making The Offer On The House

You’ve found the home you want to buy.  Now you need to make an offer on the house.  Here is are some tips on making an offer on a house that you want.   How The Home’s Price is Determined The home was listed for a certain market price, determined by the seller’s agent based…

4 Easy DIY Fixes to Improve Your Home

4 Easy DIY Fixes to Improve Your Home

Home maintenance must be performed on a regular basis. However, hiring professionals for every little thing can add up, so here are some simple DIY projects you can take on to save some money while improving the comfort (and value) of your home as well. Painting The Walls Walls and windows must be repainted every…