July 2019

Found 2 blog entries for July 2019.

Challenges of Selling a Home FSBOSome may think that doing away with the middle man and taking a chance on selling a home FSBO will pay off for them. However, those who have never sold a home before may be unaware of the amount of work that is involved with marketing and selling a home.

Homeowners already have their hands full in making repairs and getting a home ready to show to potential buyers. Even though a homeowner may not have to pay a commission when selling a home themselves, is it worth the extra time and effort? Understand more about the issues that can arise when selling a home without an agent.

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

Considerations when Choosing

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Stock a Home Repair Kit with Tools to Handle Basic Home RepairsOne of the best housewarming gifts a new homeowner could receive is a basic toolbox for DIY projects. Stock it with easy-to-use tools and a selection of helpful items even a novice can use to make small repairs, troubleshoot potential problems and perform simple tasks. Think about jobs such as hanging art without damaging walls, or replacing doorknobs, rather than more serious renovation projects.

Stocking such a toolbox can be painless, with a little advice from a local hardware store, or a trip to a big box store. Consider the following:

Planning and Measuring Aids

  • 25-foot tape measure
  • Small speed square
  • Torpedo level
  • Carpenter's pencils

Simple Hand Tools

  • Two hammers, a standard clawfoot, and a smaller ball peen,
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