Getting Your Home Ready to Sell: The PorchLight Way

Porchlight_01 Getting Home ReadyIt’s where you’ve cooked family meals, gathered with friends over drinks, and fallen into bed at the end of a tough day. It’s more than a house—it’s your home. And at PorchLight, we get that. That’s why, when it’s time to sell, we want to make that seemingly daunting process as easy as possible. We provide a host of complimentary concierge-level, first-class services that translate to a faster—and more profitable—sale.

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Buying vs. Renting Your Next Home

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For people who are in the market for a new home, keeping an eye on rising and falling mortgage rates can become something of an obsession. Right now, home mortgage rates are on the rise, which means anxiety levels for some prospective buyers are also rising. But increasing interest rates for mortgages are not automatically a cause for panic, and they don’t necessarily mean you should keep renting instead of looking for a house to buy. Using data from the national real-estate portal Trulia, the PorchLight Real Estate Group helps to break down the numbers for home buyers and lists some of the factors to consider when home mortgage interest rates are on the rise.

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Stage Your Home Like a Pro

staging your home for sale

The more buyers your home appeals to, the faster it will sell—and for the most money. That’s why we’ll bring in a designer to stage your home. The equity increase for a staged house over those which are not staged is over 6%. Whether your home needs a simple paint consult or a total overhaul, our staging works wonders to heighten the allure of your home, making it easier for buyers to visualize themselves living there. If your home is vacant, you don’t have to worry about a thing—we’ll do it all!

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How to Clean Your Home to Sell Faster and for More Money

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Appearance isn’t everything, but the cleanliness of your home can mean the difference between an interested buyer and no buyer at all.

To make sure your home is in tip-top shape, PorchLight Real Estate Group provides a Market Shine Clean for your home as part of our pre-market services. The purpose of the Market Shine clean is to make each house look its very best for the professional photographs that are taken for marketing. It is not intended as a typical house cleaning. If you want to ready your home for the day it hits the market like PorchLight, check off the following list:

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