Homes typically do not sell themselves. To win the battle for buyer attention and the best offers, play an active role in marketing your home! If you're serious about selling for top dollar & in record time, check out these 3 easy Tips!

1. Check out your competition. The first step in selling success is to find out what you are up against. Do your homework & research homes in your area online & attend open houses to see how your home measures up. Be sure to pay attention to the overall condition of the homes (age of roof, furnace, ac, etc. are just as important if not More important that cosmetic updates. Note any highlighted features like main floor laundry, master suite, etc.

2. Eliminate excess "stuff". Instead of heading out to buy new accessories to "spruce up" your home, first focus on items you can remove that will enhance a buyer's experience. Store away items you aren't using & any items you don't plan to bring with you on your next move. Check your home for major eyesores that may add buyer value... like old carpets covering up beautiful wood floors!

3. De-personalize. Remove excess family photos & other personal items that may prevent a buyer from envisioning the home as their own.