Staging your place to sell can land you a buyer with a dream offer

And it might all spring from a terrific open house—the kind where every attendee is entranced, the hors d’oeuvres are delicious, and nothing remotely goes wrong. You don’t have to hire a pro home stager and rent all new furniture to get the look buyers love. We asked agents and home staging experts for their secret staging hacks. Here are…

Whether you’re looking to relocate, retire, downsize, or upsize, the process of selling your home can create a long and wild to-do list

But putting your place on the market doesn’t need to include overhauling the entire structure—in fact, the most important changes don’t involve additions at all. Before you start scheduling open houses, pick and choose the projects that will get you the most bang for your buck. Read on for what improvements real estate insiders say consistently win over buyers and…

I’m back with more staging advice

Did you check out the how to stage a bedroom post?Today we’re chatting about staging a bathroom. Like the bedroom, less is definitely MORE in here.In this first bathroom, I found these white damask towels and loved them. I know they are a great neutral that I’ll be able to use in many more bathrooms that I stage.But, since the…

Start with your credit

Credit reports are kept by the three major credit agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. They show whether you are habitually late with payments and whether you have run into serious credit problems in the past. A credit score is a number calculated from a formula created by Fair Isaac based on the information in your credit report. It’s not unusual…