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Written by: Marianne Robinson

I will be mentioning here on IdaDreamHomes.com, key items that are must do's when you've decided to sell your IDAHO HOME.
With so many homes on the market in IDAHO, especially the Boise, Eagle, Meridian, Nampa and Caldwell areas, that buyer's have to choose from, "GREAT DEALS" are available largely due to the high inventory of IDAHO REO (Bank Owned Homes) and IDAHO Short Sales that are on the market.

1. Pricing is Key............

  DON'T be one of those homeowner's who are stuck "Chasing the Market" playing catch up with currently sold homes.  What I mean is, price your home with the Sold Comparables while staying just below your Competition that is currently on the market for sale.
There are several factors that come into play when doing this.  Have a BPO (Broker Price Opinion) performed by a qualified Broker.  This type of report will give you a better understanding of the break down regarding our currently sold and active listings, and provide you with a comprehensive report of your homes current market PRICE by today's standard.

2. Time to De-Clutter..........

  Do, organize and start packing items and yes, even furniture you don't need around.  We call this "De-Cluttering".
You're going to be moving, so let's get a head start.  You want to show off your house not your collectables and personal items.  After all, don't you want that buyer to invision their furniture and knick knacks in their new home?

3.  Caulk, Paint and Repair..........

  Next, look at your caulking around the sinks, bathtubs, showers etc. If it looks old or cracking, let's remove it and apply new caulking.  Also assess your paint both inside and out.  If a fresh coat will brighten up the home, then yes, repaint some walls inside a neutral color.  The outside of your house is the first thing a buyer will see, so if the paint is peeling or fading, a little paint will make a big impression.

 4.  Make It Shine..........

 Now that you've put some things in storage, repainted and made repairs, it's time to clean. Top to bottom cleaning will give a lasting impression when that buyer walks through the door and tours your house.  You'll only have one chance to make an impression... so let's make it a lasting one.  Also your yard should be neatly mowed, trimmed and shrubbery that is blocking the view of your house should also be cut back to show off the design and appeal from the curb when that buyer drives up.


    For the most amount of $$$$$, in the least amount of time!!!!!

  Weigh your options, timing is everything in today's " IDAHO REAL ESTATE MARKET".

CHECK LIST..........

    I can provide you with a check list to make things easier for you when preparing your home for sale. 

Give me a call 208-412-1295  or EMAIL and I'll provide you with a check list.



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Marianne Robinson....Definitely NOT Business-as-usual. In today's get-em-in.....get-em-out market, there is definitely something to be said for old-fashioned values and service. After all, once you shed away the legal mumbo jumbo and crunching numbers, what is a 'realtor' really for? With Marianne Robinson you get the technical side, along with a free education as to the how and why...but you also get way more. You get a person with over 25+ years in the Treasure Valley. She knows the trends, the areas, the traffic, the schools and the forecast. You also get a realtor that goes the extra mile, literally. You want to sell and your property needs some work, she not only 'tells' you, but shows you why and how to 'get her done.' This was enormous in helping us to get the most from the sale of our home. Have your sights set on the existing property to buy? What does it need before you plunk down what in today's market will be a high value offer. Whoops, overlooked that sprinkler problem, that horrible kitchen flooring, that leaky plumbing. None of that will be a surprise if you have Marianne as your realtor. Finally, in a world where we are all stretched for time, because if you're her client, she'll make that time for you and you won't even know she juggled ten calendar events to make that happen. That is service. Do yourself a big favor and retain this outstanding professional as your next real estate broker. You'll walk away feeling that you got everything you paid for and then some! 2018 Phyllis & Craig
Marianne, this is our first time purchasing a new home being completed. You exceeded our expectations as our Realtor in seeing things were corrected with the builder prior to our move in. We thank you so much for your professional manner in handling our new home purchase. "Micron Relocation" 2005 Jim, Kelly, Casey and Jordan Meridian, Idaho
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