Selling Your Home

The Best Way to Get Your Hood County Home Sold

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Real estate is a big deal. Literally. Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest transactions in a person’s life. That’s why you need to choose an agent and a brokerage who is going to be on your side throughout the entire transaction, who will make the process as hassle free as possible, who gets your home seen by the most potential buyers, and who will get you the most money for your sale. 

At Elevate, we work hard every day on doing just that, and there’s a lot involved, more than you might think. But it’s all worth it, because our customers are worth it. 

And apparently that philosophy is working. Since 2013, Elevate Realty Group’s market share has...

Upgrades for Your Home That Make Sense for Selling

When a neighborhood is hopping with new renters and buyers, it is easy to make money flipping a home. Landlords who rent properties in good repair may find it an attractive option to consider selling in a flourishing market. This article lists some important ways for property owners living in up-and-coming communities to renovate to appeal to new buyers and renters.  

Maintenance is Number One

No matter the age of a home, buyers want fresh, clean houses with new paint, siding, floors, and more. While some people prefer a fixer-upper, the majority of purchasers are seeking properties with space, little work, and unique characteristics. Everything from the garage to the yard and the attic...

Should You Remodel Your Home When Selling?

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Should I remodel my home to sell or not?

 Selling a home can be a daunting task.  There is big money at stake and everyone wants to make sure that they get the most money possible for their home.  With many homes on the market and every seller trying to get top dollar for their home, the question arises every day “what remodeling improvements pay off when selling a home”?

Should I remodel my home to sell?

The best real estate agents understand that when a home is put on the market for sale, it’s important to have a persona of the potential buyer in mind.  That means think of whom the person that would be the perfect buyer and build you’re marketing...

Tips to Save Energy and Add Value

When it comes to energy efficiency, look for smart features and expertise to help you save energy and money and add value to your home.

1. Begin with a Right-Sized Home.

If the home you buy is simply too large for you or your family’s needs or plans, you stand a good chance of wasting energy through excessive heating and cooling costs. If it’s too small, you’ll feel cramped and uncomfortable. It’s a big investment, so seek balance and buy it “right” from the outset. 

2. Purchase Energy Star Appliances Such as Your TV, Dishwasher, Washer and Dryer, and Microwave.

And especially the refrigerator, as it alone contributes about 10 percent of the energy use in a home. Also, unplug electronics not in use or turn off power strips to avoid phantom charges. 

3. Install Efficient Lighting Such as Compact Fluorescent (CLF) or LED Bulbs in Every Fixture.

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