Category Archives: Sellers

Price Your Home Right the First Time

Step-by-Step Learning Series #2: 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... Read More »

Expert Photography Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

Step-by-Step Learning Series #2: Create an Irresistible Listing to Sell Your Home Faster 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... Read More »

Stage Your House Like the Pros

Step-by-Step Series #2: Creating an Irresistible Listing to Sell Your Home Faster It’s true that great photos sell houses, and great photos start with careful staging, says Duffey REALTOR® Sandra O’Neal. “I tell my clients, less is best,” she says. “Declutter and remove personal photos. Buyers can easily get caught up in who lives here now instead of seeing the... Read More »

Include Amenities that Buyers Want

Step-by-Step Learning Series #2: Create an Irresistible Listing to Sell Your Home Faster 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... Read More »

Include Great Photos To Interest Viewers in a Visit

Step-by-Step Learning Series #2: Create an Irresistible Listing to Sell Your Home Faster 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... Read More »

Improve Curb Appeal by Adding Mulch to Your Landscaping This Fall

If you’ve ever been to Hershey, Pennsylvania, you’ve probably seen, and maybe even smelled, the dark brown cocoa shell mulch that provides moisture retention and soil enrichment in the gardens and landscaping throughout the city. While cocoa shell mulch may not be readily available in local gardening centers, mulch is an important part of commercial and residential landscaping. Mulch can... 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 »

Simple Solutions for Cleaner Air Inside Your Home

We often think of the peak allergy seasons as spring and fall, but allergies can strike at any time of the year. Summer allergies are a common problem and often the result of indoor air pollution. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air pollution is among the top five environmental health risks. The EPA advises that... Read More »

Five Signs You Need a New Roof

The roof is the home’s largest surface, protecting your family and all of your possessions from the elements. A new roof is an expensive investment, but it’s not something a homeowner should put off too long. “Roofers are most in demand following severe weather such as heavy rain or high winds. If you put off doing repairs or replacing your... 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 »