In our neighborhood everybody talks about the ways in which home values are affected in the community. Maybe it is new apartments being built, sometimes it’s cars parked on the street, many people are concerned about cars being broken into, for others the hot button is landscaping and how the community is maintained.

When I talk to our neighbors the conversation often turns to some of these issues and how they are affecting our property value negatively. They talk about all the visible things that may potentially affect home value in a neighborhood.

In reality there is a hidden killer of home values that very few people know about. The hidden killer is the average agent that listed your neighbor’s house.

Let me tell you why.

Because when…

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If you’re planning to sell your home next year you’re probably asking yourself when you should contact us?

The short answer is that hopefully this timeline will give you an estimate of when you should contact us.

The longer answer is it depends on your particular situation. Some homes may need more time to be properly prepared for the market than others.

We always recommend contacting us as soon as possible.

One of the biggest mistakes we see sellers make is spending money on the wrong things. Certain improvements sound like a good idea in theory but don’t always result in a positive ROI in our market. Often, we meet with someone and could have saved them thousands if they had only called us a couple weeks earlier.

In other cases, we…

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