Home Selling Tips & Tricks

Thinking of selling your Chicago home or condo? As Chicago's top boutique real estate firm, we're always here to help home sellers reach their goals when moving on from a property. But in the meantime, keep up-to-date with home selling tips and tricks to ensure you're really ready when it comes time to officially list your home or condo!

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Decluttering Tips For Your House

Before a home goes up for sale, it likely needs to be decluttered. For those who just don’t know where to start, here are a few easy tips:

Go room-by-room

Trying to tackle everything at once can end up overwhelming. Instead, go through the house room-by-room. Think about the first overall impression of every room and what may need to be changed.

Clear bookcases/counters/cabinets 

Clear a majority of items off of counters and bookcases, too. Leave a few key home décor items, but nothing personal and definitely not so many items that it detracts from the space. The same goes for cabinets. Buyers will want to see drawers and cabinets so don’t leave them overstuffed.

 Declutter Your Condo Before Selling It


Clear basements/attics/garages

Don’t forget about basements,

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Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agents

If you’re thinking about selling your home in the near future, you need to hire a realtor. This isn’t the time to go it alone. In fact, there are five good reasons to hire a realtor before putting your home on the market.

To help with pricing

A professional knows the right price to sell your home and how to get the largest profit. They can compare your home to similar homes in the area and the neighborhood. If you try and price it yourself, you may start out too high and scare off potential buyers.

To help with negotiations

A realtor will also be able to help with tricky negotiations. The buyer’s agent advocates for the buyer, and the appraiser assesses the home to protect the lender. You need someone working on your side. Selling a home

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