Why the Right Photos Can Sell the Property

Before and after pictures of poor photography when it comes to creating a property listing for sale. We’ve hired hundreds of photographers over the years to create great listing photos but there are bad ones too. Here’s a tip, if the homeowner can take better pictures than the person you’ve hired, you’re doing something wrong. Read more…

5 Home Improvements Homeowners Should Avoid

And it can be very tempting to do these improvements, which is even more of a reason to stay away from them because they just don’t give you the right return on your investment and/or buyers are not impressed. I often tell my homeowners if they’re planning on selling, don’t do more than you need Read more…

Winter Home Staging – 3 Creative Ways to Spruce Up Your Home to Sell in Winter

Follow These 3 Steps In winter Home Staging Winter can be considered the most difficult time to sell a home. If you follow these 3 creative ways to spruce up your winter home staging you’re guaranteed to overcome this stereotype. These 3 steps are for all types of homes and real estate. Whether you are Read more…

Listing Agent for Northern Virginia

  Think you’re ready to list your Northern Virginia or Washington DC home? You might be surprised at what you need to do before listing your home on the local MLS. As a professional real estate broker, we not only assist sellers in listing, marketing and selling their properties but deal with buyers as well. Read more…

Green Updates That Add Value To Your Real Estate

Home maintenance and home improvement projects will increase the value of your home, but making green updates is especially beneficial for eco-conscious buyers who are concerned with saving energy and money. At Modernize, we appreciate that homeowners are looking out for buyer’s best interest as well as the environment. While some buyers are looking for Read more…

15 Staging Rules to Sell a Home Fast during the Holidays

  Similar to family photographs and other mementos that are private to you but a diversion for purchasers, holiday decorations can make it difficult for purchasers to “envision” themselves residing in your home. Staging rules from Halloween blow-up yard decorations to Christmas trees and Fourth of July porch banners, it is advisable to implement some Read more…

Home Staging Tips That Get Your Home Sold!

When you are preparing to sell your home it’s imperative that you understand the way potential buyers view it! START WITH THE EXTERIOR Does your home look inviting from the street? Are scrubs and trees trimmed and flower beds mulched? Even in the middle of winter you can freshen up the outside so that it’s Read more…

How To Successfully Sell Your Home

successfully selling your home depends on understanding Your Market Every market is different and you need to be able to fully understand your home’s market. The best way to learn about your market is to research sales and available listings over the past 6 months to a year get a feel of how active the Read more…

When You Really Want To Sell Your Real Estate

  The effort that it takes to maintain the home is one thing. Getting it ready to sell is another. Making repairs, painting and updating can be a big hassle. You want to make sure you’re doing the right repairs and updates to make your home marketable to potential buyers. If these tasks are ignored, Read more…