tips for selling your home

To optimize the return on your investment, your home should allow perspective buyers to imagine themselves living in your home. Getting it buyer ready before you call your realtor will make the process go smoother and hopefully speed up the selling process. Here are a few simple tips to get you started. 

Needs additional help getting your house ready to sell? Call Lisa Reedy for a Real Estate and organization consultation. We can take an overwhelming job and break it down to a manageable tasks. 


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  1. Remove the clutter. If you haven't done a recent clean out then now is the time. (You are going to have to do it eventually!)
  2. Make a list of everything that needs to be done to get the house sell ready and assign the time it will take to complete each task ....and then double it. It always takes more time than we think!
  3. Clean it and keep it that way! Remember.....first impressions are important.

The simplest ideas can make some of the biggest impact. All photos are architectural details taken during travel abroad. What makes this work are the consistency in frames, the consistent sepia tone of the photos and the simple arrangement. Printed at home or sent to the nearest photo finishing  lab and framed in inexpensive IKEA frames, the photos create inexpensive art for the bedroom. Who says art has to cost a lot!

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If you are like me, it just feels good to have a well organized home. Even if you live in a small home, there are many "tricks" to better organize your belongings.


  1. Evaluate, decide and sort
  2. Keep, trash, donate or sell?
  3. Where and how to store?
  4. What if everything still doesn't fit?


If you are preparing to move or if you have just moved into your new home or maybe you have decided it is time to be better organized - Living Solutions can help!

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