Category Archives: Home Sellers

Vermont Snow Banks and Curb Appeal in Winter

Here in Addison County, especially this winter, curb appeal has a double meaning. Certainly we want our Vermont homes for sale to be appealing from afar, but after the snow plows have piled up such monumental snow banks along the edges of our roads and driveways, the notion of actually seeing the curb holds a great deal of appeal.Read More

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Can Home Staging Really Win Over Buyers?

Home staging can influence buyers’ perceptions of a home and even motivate them to pay more, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2015 Profile of Home Staging, a survey of more than 2,300 REALTORS® representing buyers and sellers.

Eighty-one percent of REALTORS® who represent buyers say that staged homes make it easier for their home buyers to visualize a property as their future home. Forty-six percent of buyer agents also reported that staging makes their buyers more willing to tour a home they viewed online, and 45 percent say that buyers tend to view the value of the home more positively if it is decorated to buyers’ tastes.Read More

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The Curse Of The First Offer

Sometimes when everything goes right we have trouble accepting that fact. Perhaps nowhere is this phenomenon more clearly illustrated than in the case where a seller receives a good offer right away. The annals of real estate are well stocked …Read More