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Home selling advice for Nashville, Tennessee residents, brought to you by The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage.

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Home selling advice for Nashville, Tennessee residents.

3 Easy Tips For a Successful Home ShowingSelling your home is a big decision, and it pays to be prepared. Sometimes the smallest details make the biggest difference when it comes to getting the best price for your house. If you want to do everything you can to get your house's best price, keep reading. It's important to make your property stand out from the others. Staging your house for potential buyers is one of the most important steps in getting it ready for the market. Here are quick and easy tips to help you get started on this process!

Clear Out the Clutter

Decluttering is one of the most important things you can do to make your house more appealing to potential buyers. Eliminating clutter from rooms and hallways will give your space a more open, inviting feel and make it…

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How to Sell a Condemned HouseAre you trying to sell a condemned house? Don't let stereotypes about condemned real estate get you down; there are many investors and buyers who see the potential value of these properties. A condemned house is any property that's been claimed by the government for a variety of reasons related to safety, vacancy, or building violations. Whether you've inherited a poorly maintained home or purchased a fixer-upper that doesn't pass a home inspection, several steps can help sell your home quickly, even if it's condemned.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Determine the Home's Overall Condition

Not every condemned home is completely…

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How to Spot the Wrong Home BuyersHome sellers need to be careful when considering who's coming to look at their property, and thankfully, there are signs that will give buyers away. Most buyers will reveal their true characters in one way or another. Look for these red flags before jumping into serious (and time-consuming) negotiations with the wrong person.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

The Buyers Are Just Getting Started

People who are just getting started or show up to an open house without a real estate agent are extremely unlikely to make a serious bid on the home. While some people choose the first home they see and attribute the purchase to fate, it's…

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Everything Homeowners Need to Know About Disclosures When SellingAre you selling your Old Hickory home? If so, you'll need to deal with disclosures. Knowing what disclosures are and writing disclosures properly can help you sell your house. Disclosures are a part of the home's buying contract. If the disclosures are not written properly, this can cause problems for sellers and buyers. Here's what you need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with an attorney, tax, or financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What Are Disclosures?

In the disclosures section, the homeowner lists known defects with the house. Typically, only certain defects need to be listed. Small defects, like holes in the wall, or a broken door knob, do not usually rise to the level of needing…

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Why You Should Hire a Professional Photographer for Your HomeIn today’s online world, pictures are more important than they’ve ever been—especially when it comes to selling a Nolensville home. Buyers are more likely to first see homes for sale online than through any other way. Because of this, sellers need to make sure the photos that buyers see are the best possible photos they can be. While sellers can take the photos on their own, if they aren’t experienced in photography, they likely won’t get the best results. For sellers who want professional-quality photos, the best thing to do is hire a professional photographer. Here are some of the reasons why professional photographers are worth spending the extra money.

Photographers Are Affordable

While it may seem like hiring a professional photographer can…

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Selling Your Home This Spring? Be Ready for AnythingAre you trying to sell your Murfreesboro home this spring? This time of year is a good time to sell a home. In spring, home buyers in large numbers start to look for their new home purchase. As a home seller, there's much you can do to make your home more attractive to buyers. Staging your home properly, making your home comfortable, and maintaining a clean property throughout the home selling process can help your home sell for a good price. Here's what you need to know.

Get the Climate Control Working

Spring temperatures can fluctuate. It's important for homeowners to have climate control working for all conditions, hot and cold, to ensure that their home will be comfortable for showings. If the furnace is having a hard time keeping up with…

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4 Tips for Selling a Home During WinterWinter is not the most popular time to sell a home, but homeowners can’t always wait until spring and summer to sell. It can be tricky making a home welcoming during winter, especially if there’s snow covering the ground outside. No matter the season, sellers need to prepare their home for showings. Here are some handy tips all homeowners should know about making their home more appealing during the winter.

Clear a Path to the Home

It’s no secret that it snows during the winter, and that snow can make it difficult to get to the home. When a Mount Juliet homeowner knows they’re going to have guests over for a showing, the first thing they need to do is clear a path to the home. Making it easier for guests to get to the home helps make them feel…

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Virtual Reality in Real EstateVirtual reality may well be the next big thing in technology. Companies are pioneering developments to the real estate industry with virtual reality experiences like never before. They make it possible to have guided 3D tours of Franklin properties, access virtual staging to appeal to a broader audience, and have built applications for digital interior design. Technologies such as these have the potential to revolutionize residential and commercial real estate as well as short-term and vacation rentals.

Virtual Reality Home Tours

Not everyone can visit each property in person depending on scheduling, times of open houses, and other factors. Open houses themselves can be limited by weather, ability to stage an area attractively, and may be…

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Drone Photography: Is It Right For Your Home?Standard photographs do little to capture the size and shape of the home. They also cannot give the buyer a sense of the landscape around the house, or the scope of the property. Drone photography can do all of that and more. If you're selling your home, and want to do it quickly, drone photography may be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

How Drones Help Sell Real Estate

Drones have the ability to fly high above a property and take photographs from the air. They can also be used to capture video of a property, either from their air above the home, or as the drone flies through the home. Drone photography is often not precise, but it can be used to gather sweeping, beautiful shots of expansive properties.

Which Properties Are Best…

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Selling as a Short Sale? What You Need to KnowA short sale is what happens when a homeowner sells their home for an amount less than their mortgage. Short sales often happen in neighborhoods where homes have been devalued. Although a short sale can be a stressful event, it's often a better option than foreclosure. If you're under water on your mortgage and you need to sell your house, a short sale may be the right thing for you. Here's what you need to know about the short-sale process.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with an attorney before proceeding with any short sale real estate transaction.

Contact a Real Estate Agent

Any time a homeowner wants to sell their house, the natural course of action is to start by contacting a real estate agent. The job of the real estate…

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