How Safe Are Those Contractor Lockboxes?

Home security when selling

This past week, Terri was speaking to a home buyer that had been working with another agent. During the course of the conversation about which houses could be shown at what time, the buyer let slip that his last agent would just give him the code to the contractor lockboxes […] Read more »

It Smells Like Old People

Selling your home means getting rid of odors too

New Orleans Home Selling Advice Real estate agents can be brutal in their assessment of homes for sale.  There’s no better way for your agent to find out what others think of your listing (or its competition) than to hang out at a broker’s open house and keep their ears […] Read more »

Don’t Let Curtains Kill Your Home Sale

Will a cotton panel prove to be your undoing?

Over the years, some of the most contentious disagreements I’ve witnessed between home buyers and sellers have been over curtains.  Or blinds.  Or valences.  Or whatever other window covering might be in a house.   Selling Your New Orleans Home Here’s what the Louisiana purchase agreement says is included in […] Read more »

When Decluttering Goes Wrong

Does this feel inviting?

Decluttering Gone Wrong Too much of anything is not a good thing.  I just never thought I would put decluttering on that list, but today I am. You’ve heard me stress how important decluttering is when preparing your home for sale.  Get rid of the old magazines, free up some […] Read more »