Home Selling Tips

Wondering How to Stage a Home With Pets? Some Extra Planning Pays Off, Says This Dog Trainer

By Joanna England / April 3, 2017 / 2 Comments

By William R. Nadeau Special Contributor As a professional dog trainer, I am often asked for pet advice for all sorts of doggie dilemmas. One question frequently comes up among clients who are selling their homes: “What do I do with my pets if my home has a showing?” Since moving to Dallas, in addition […]

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The $45,000 Question: Does Staging Have to Be Expensive?

By Karen Eubank / February 5, 2016 / 3 Comments

Home staging has been receiving some nice press lately. The New York Times ran two articles in January about the art and necessity of staging to bring top dollar for your property. Do you need to spend $45,000 and replace all of your furniture to get that longed-for list price? No, not in general but there […]

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From the Archives: 5 Ways Real Estate Photography Makes Your Listing Shine

By Leah Shafer / December 31, 2015 / 0 Comments

This month, there’s a story that’s gone viral by Orlando professional real estate photographer Harry Lim. His post, After Nearly 8 Months, Photos Help Sell Home in 8 Days, is remarkable because it shows the unmistakable difference professional photography makes in the marketing of a house (his before-and-after photos above make that clear!). Here at CandysDirt, we […]

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From the Archives: 4 Things To Do Before You List Your House (With Infographic)

By Leah Shafer / December 30, 2015 / 1 Comment

So you’re thinking of selling? Now’s certainly a great time, and with buyers snapping up houses fast and furious. Think you don’t have to do much before you list, right? Wrong. If you want top dollar for your house or condo, you need to create a love affair between your home and prospective buyers. Buyers […]

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25 Tips To Help You Sell Your House Faster and For More Money From Guardian Mortgage

By Joanna England / June 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

Selling your home can be difficult, say the pros at Guardian Mortgage. Even with a great Realtor and a beautiful property, it can take a long time. And the more time that passes, the lower an offer may be. Do you want to get your house sold quickly and get the price you’re asking for […]

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5 Ways Professional Real Estate Photographers Make Your Listing Shine

By Leah Shafer / March 23, 2015 / 9 Comments

This month, there’s a story that’s gone viral by Orlando professional real estate photographer Harry Lim. His post, After Nearly 8 Months, Photos Help Sell Home in 8 Days, is remarkable because it shows the unmistakable difference professional photography makes in the marketing of a house (his before-and-after photos above make that clear!). Here at Candy’s Dirt, […]

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