Home Selling

Home Inspectors Won't Ignore These Three Maintenance Mistakes

You might think that a minor issue with your home can simply be covered up, but a home inspector probably won't feel the same way. Rather than try to hide a problem, you would be better off simply taking care of it before you get called out. Keep reading to learn about three of the most common "minor" issues that home inspectors often catch home owners trying to ignore or cover up.

Is It Time to Take Your Home Off the Market?

All sellers look forward to the day when their home listing finally goes live; after all, in many cases they have worked hard for weeks or months to get the property ready for potential buyers. Although everyone dreams of a quick sale, the unfortunate reality is that sometimes a home just sits... and sits... and sits. If your home has been on the market for several months and you aren't receiving reasonable offers (or even unreasonable ones!), then it might be time to consider withdrawing the listing. Of course, this is no easy decision, so how do you know when a change is necessary? Here are four signs that it might be time for a tactical retreat.

Sellers Should Avoid These Controversial Interior Design Trends

One of the best things about owning your own home is the ability to change the interior in any way you want. Do you love pink carpet and wood paneling? Go for it! (Well, maybe don't go that far.) However, if selling your home is anywhere in the foreseeable future, then you should put some effort into keeping your interior design relatively conventional. While most current design choices won't make or break a sale, there are some common trends that can seriously turn off buyers.