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Staging a House for Sale.  -- Living Room




You have or you are thinking of placing your home for sale.    Staging your home is important to give that Buyer a good impression of your home for sale.     One of the first rooms seen in the house is the Living Room.    Does the living room give an inviting feel of openness –warmth.     Ideas to help paint a good picture:   

  1. Declutter:  Remove clutter from end tables, coffee tables.  Clean surfaces until they shine.      If you have bookshelves –just display a few books on the shelves.
  2. When placing anything from accent pillows and table lamps, go for symmetry, which is pleasing to the eye.
  3. Make sure the living room is bright.   Light it up with Lamps.   Open the blinds / Curtains.  Let the sun
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Front View Of Norton Shores Home For Sale

3 bed/2 bath 1443 sqft home situated in a quiet side street in the sought after city of Norton Shores. Starting from when you walk in the home. The foyer has 9 foot a ceiling and the room is completely tiled. Walk towards the kitchen and you will see brand new cabinets and tops with new laminate floors. All the flooring, windows, and lighting have been replaced. The home offers a huge back yard and all shopping is just minutes from you including Ross park where you can bike only a mile to go swimming at the public beach that Mona Lake offers.   MLS # 16036496

Call Bob @ 231-571-4054 for details and to check for availability.

If you are searching for a home receive up to 1% back at closing when using a ListTrue.com Agent

 

 

 

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Hi there!  Looking for a great place to live?  May I suggest Eaton Rapids! 
I know the perfect property framed especially for you.  It's just up the road a piece at

 8893 Wilbur Highway Eaton Rapids, MI.





First, how do you arrive at Eaton Rapids . . . Follow M-99 south from Lansing approximately 14 miles.  

This unique 10+ acres of land hosts a 2800 square foot family home. With an appealing frontageof mature trees leading to a covered porch, it feels like an invitation to sit a spell and enjoy the gentle country breezes. 

A cozy living room is enhanced with a cobble-stone fireplace and surrounding bookcases with flattering bay windows that usher in an abundance of natural light.  The recreational room extends from the living room with plenty of

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Went camping Memorial Weekend.    My wife and I along with the youngest stayed high and dry in the camper.   However, the oldest kids stay in a tent.     Wife bought a new 2 room tent at a garage sale.    Looked great but  --- roof created a leak.    Still had fun with family.

When looking for a homes for sale, we need to have a look at the roof.    Does the roof leak or evidence of a leaking problem?    Squeamish about heights, -- you can do a thorough inspection from the ground using a pair of binoculars.     A walk around the home for sale, we can note potential problems:

Here’s some items to look for:

  • Shingles that are blistering, buckling or curling.
  • Broken or missing shingles.
  • Masses of moss – could signal the roof is
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One of the most important documents in a real estate transaction that you want to keep track of is the closing documents – HUD Statement and determining any tax considerations when Selling your Home.

From the HUD Statement from when you bought the home and the HUD Statement when you sold the home you can get a lot of the numbers that you need to calculate any “profit” from a sale.

1st calculation: What is the adjusted bases of the house you sold. Your adjusted basis is basically the original cost of the house plus the cost of capital improvements you’ve made. Examples are a new roof, a remodeled kitchen, a swimming pool, add a garage / pole barn, add a room, central air conditioning. So keep receipts of those expenses.

2nd calculation: Net

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Muskegon area living is fantastic. It’s a vibrant waterfront downtown teeming with a ton of things to do, eat, and explore. With year around events and celebrations to boot! You will never get bored.   Muskegon County is home to 26 miles of beaches, over 60 miles of wilderness trails for biking or hiking, Michigan's Adventure Amusement and Water Park.

If you are looking for a pedestrian friendly city on the water this is it. Historic charm, updated buildings, decorative concrete, wrought iron fixture make up downtown Muskegon. You’ll feel “in the city” yet the water brings a sense of calming and relaxation.

If you are searching for a Home in Muskegon….Take a look at the ones we have here that are currently for sale. And remember, if you buy

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Muskegon area living is fantastic. It’s a vibrant waterfront downtown teeming with a ton of things to do, eat, and explore. With year around events and celebrations to boot! You will never get bored.   Muskegon County is home to 26 miles of beaches, over 60 miles of wilderness trails for biking or hiking, Michigan's Adventure Amusement and Water Park.

If you are looking for a pedestrian friendly city on the water this is it. Historic charm, updated buildings, decorative concrete, wrought iron fixture make up downtown Muskegon. You’ll feel “in the city” yet the water brings a sense of calming and relaxation.

If you are searching for a Home in Muskegon….Take a look at the ones we have here that are currently for sale. And remember, if you

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TOP 10 Mistakes when Selling your Home
Face it, you can't afford to lose money when Selling your Home either through your neglect, indifference, or ignorance of the selling process.   So make sure you sit down with ListTrue to address these issues and pave the way for the smoothest, quickest sale possible.

Top 10 Mistakes When Selling your Home:

    • Not hiring a professional to sell your house
    • Neglecting necessary repairs prior to sale
    • Refusing to remove your clutter and junk prior to the sale
    • Selling your house empty
    • Mispricing you home
    • Not setting the stage for sale
    • Letting your ego get in the way when negotiating
    • Neglecting to
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Magnificent three bedroom, beautifully landscaped home with an in-ground pool and 160 feet of sandy beach on bear lake with access to Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan. Beautiful 15x14, ceramic tile entry with a total of 3600 updated square feet including new trim, kitchen, flooring, and more. Open living room has beautiful views of the lake and cozy fireplace. The kitchen boasts granite counter tops, ceramic floors, and a granite island snack bar. Formal dining room with lake view.   mls# 16012121

Call Bob @ 231-903-4091 for details and to check for availability.

If you are searching for a home receive up to 1% back at closing when using a ListTrue.com Agent

 

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Watching my daughter play indoor soccer made me think how it relates to Buying a House.    Like Soccer, you need a team to be successful.

Let’s talk about the “Real Estate” team.   On Defense we have the Appraiser and Home Inspectors.   They are protecting you on the value of your potential new home.    Home Inspectors find structural flaws in real estate that you are looking at.

Guarding the goal we have the Title Company making sure nothing slips by at closing.  

On offense we have you the buyer.   Assisting you score on buying the home of your dreams is the Mortgage Broker,

The Coach – coordinates the team.   Helps you with the plays  -- Provides you with Homes for Sale that meet you wants/needs, schedules showings.   As a Coach I can help

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