Monday, June 27, 2011

Top 10 Project Paybacks

Top 10 Project Paybacks

Once again, exterior remodeling projects lead the way for recovery on dollars spent in this year’s Cost vs. Value survey. When you compare the national averages, replacement projects that boost curb appeal—siding, windows, and decks—give you the greatest chance of recouping your money. Inside, only kitchen remodels can compare, at least on a national level.

1. Upscale fiber cement siding (86.7%)

2. Midrange wood deck (81.8%)

3. Midrange vinyl siding (80.7%)

4. Upscale foam-backed vinyl (80.4%)

5. Midrange minor kitchen remodel (79.5%)

6. Upscale vinyl window replacement (79.2%)

7. Midrange wood window replacement (77.7%)

8. Midrange vinyl window replacement (77.2%)

9. Upscale wood window replacement (76.5%

10. Midrange major kitchen remodel (76.0%)

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Can I Successfully Sell My Home Using MySecretAgent?

YES, you can successfully sell your home with MySecretAgent. When listing with MySecretAgent a lot of the success has to do with the seller. MySecretAgent provides the tools to sell your home effectively but it is up to the seller on taking the tools to effectively sell their home.

Some tips on successfully selling your home are:

Pricing Your Home: The first and most important tip is pricing your home right the first time. If you price your home right for the condition and location it is in you will have better chances in selling your home faster.

Photos: You only have one time to make a great first impression. This is evident in your listing photos. Make sure the photos showcase your home in the best possible way.

Sellers have a HUGE advantage listing with MySecretAgent as they have more room to negotiate because they are NOT responsible for a listing commission!