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  • Rearrange and Regroup Furniture

    Rearrange the rooms in your home to reel in prospective buyers. Make sure each room has a distinct, useful purpose. Page suggests touring builders' models to see how the rooms are furnished.…   See the Image

  • Refresh Your Home's Paint

    Published 03/18/13 in Real Estate
    Refresh Your Home's Paint

    Take a paintbrush to the rooms that need it most. Sellers who paint the interior of their home will see a large return on the investment, Page says. "Fresh, neutral paint on the walls, trim and…   See the Image

  • Put Personal Pictures and Photos in Storage

    "Pictures are extremely distracting. You cannot believe how long potential buyers will stop and stare at people they do not know in photos," says Radice, who also recommends removing…   See the Image

  • Remove Personal Items

    Published 03/18/13 in Real Estate
    Remove Personal Items

    It's one of the simplest and cheapest things you can do to sell your house or condo quickly. "The reason you want to 'de-personalize' your home is because you want buyers to view it as their…   See the Image

  • Keep Everything Clean

    Published 03/18/13 in Real Estate
    Keep Everything Clean

    No one wants to look at a dirty house -- especially not prospective buyers. So make sure your house or condo shines from top to bottom. Having the house professionally cleaned is worth the money…   See the Image

  • Fix Up Your Home's Exterior

    "Curb appeal is just as important as cleaning the inside of the home -- it's the buyer's first impression of your home," Page says. Mow the lawn, make sure the sidewalk and driveway are free…   See the Image

  • Yes, You Can Stage Your Home Yourself

    When it comes to selling your home, appearance is everything. But hiring a professional stager can be extremely costly. Jessica Page, a Realtor with Innovative Real Estate in Denver, along with…   See the Image

  • Get Rid of Clutter

    Published 03/18/13 in Real Estate
    Get Rid of Clutter

    "After years of living in the same home, clutter collects in such a way that may not be evident to the homeowner. However, it does affect the way buyers see the home, even if you don't realize…   See the Image

  • See What's Selling in LA

    Published 03/15/13 in Real Estate
    Oriole Drive: Outdoor Space

    Get a glimpse at some stellar properties seen on the first season of Selling LA.   See the Gallery

  • Start Spring Staging With a Spring Cleaning

    The promise of a fresh start makes spring an ideal time for buyers to hone in on a home. Get your property ready to sell this spring with these 10 seasonal staging tips from professionals.   See the Gallery

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