Make Effective Improvements When Selling Your Home

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If you are selling a home in Columbia, IL, then you should think about investing in a few home improvements before listing your home. While some home improvements will certainly help make your home sell quicker, some are necessary if you want buyers to consider the house at all. The following are a few of the most effective improvements that you can make to … [Read more...]

Follow This Checklist for a Successful Showing

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Are you planning on selling a home in Columbia, IL? If you are, then odds are you’ll be showing your house to a number of potential buyers. To ensure that your showing is successful, be sure to follow these tips: Depersonalize: Yes, you do want to stage the home so that the potential buyer can imagine what it looks like with furniture. … [Read more...]

Columbia Cleaning Services to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

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If you are planning on selling a home in Columbia, IL this spring, then make sure that you prepare your home for showings. Proper preparation includes making any necessary repairs and cleaning your home from top to bottom. Prospective buyers aren’t going to be attracted to a home that’s dirty, after all. The best way to ensure that your home is … [Read more...]

Start Getting Ready for City-Wide Yard Sale in Columbia This April

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Spring is popping with events in Columbia! One of the ways you can follow events in Columbia is to check the easy-to-use online City Calendar. The annual City-Wide Yard Sale will be April 25-26, 2014, and this year almost 100 residences will participate. It's a bargain-shopper's dream-come-true, and will bring hundreds of visitors and shoppers to … [Read more...]

Despite Tough Winter Weather and Slow Sales, Home Prices Still Moving Up in Illinois

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With the polar vortex dipping down, temperatures have been well beneath their averages. The same cannot be said for Illinois median home prices, which climbed 9.6 percent over last years numbers. This makes selling a home in Columbia IL more attractive than it has been in nearly five years. Thirty of 102 counties in Illinois showed an increase in … [Read more...]