Category Archives: Sellers

Price Your Home Right the First Time

Step-by-Step Series: Create an Irresistible Listing to Sell Your Home Faster The most difficult aspect of creating a new home for sale listing is an accurate property price, yet this is also the most important part of the listing, according to Duffey Realty’s Jean Waldrop. “The optimum time for a sale is when a new listing comes online to the... Read More »


Expert Tips for Photographing Your Home (Hint: Lighting is Essential)

When it comes to quality photos for your real estate listing, lighting is the key, says professional photographer Paige Murphy of Lilly P Photography in Temple. Prospective buyers must imagine themselves living in your home, so the photos must appeal to viewers in a personal way. Lighting creates that kind of appeal, Murphy says. “When you allow a lot of... Read More »


Include Amenities that Buyers Want

When you list your home with a REALTOR®, your listing will be searchable according to its basic details. Viewers will see details such as the property’s location, acreage, and neighborhood, as well as the selling price and a photo. When summarizing your property, put yourself in the shoes of potential buyers. What is it about your home or neighborhood that... Read More »


Include Great Photos To Interest Viewers in a Visit

By some estimates, you’ve got less than 15 seconds to make an impression on a potential buyer who has found your online home listing. How can you create a listing that will not only hold the buyer’s attention but also motivate them to see your home in person? Quality photos are probably the most important part of the listing, says... Read More »


Nancy Davis-A Recommended REALTOR® in the UWG Relocation Guide

We at Duffey Realty were excited to learn that Duffey REALTOR® Nancy Davis was recommended by someone at the University of West Georgia for inclusion in the UWG Relocation Guide, a guide for new UWG employees that includes tips for relocating to the Carrollton area. The UWG Relocation guide is a UWG community-driven effort maintained by volunteers in the UWG... Read More »


5 Ways to Increase the Curb Appeal of Your Home

If you’re planning to list your home for sale soon, careful attention to curb appeal is a must. In the real estate world, the saying to avoid judging a book by its cover does not apply. “My advice to sellers is to have the home in top notch condition with repairs already completed before putting their home on the market,”... Read More »


Take Your Real Estate Transaction Step-by-Step With Duffey Realty

Are you in the market for a new home? If so, public opinion says you are about to make a solid investment in your financial future. An April 2015 Gallup poll showed that 31 percent of Americans named real estate as the best long-term investment, followed by stocks, gold, and bank savings accounts.  The results suggest that the housing market... Read More »


5 Ways a REALTOR® Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster

Let’s face it. When you’re ready to sell your home, you’re ready. Here are five ways a Realtor® can help you make a better impression on potential buyers: Pricing. A REALTOR® helps you price your home competitively by analyzing recent home purchases in the area, access to schools and shopping, and other neighborhood characteristics that increase home prices. A Duffey... Read More »