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To your porch… AND BEYOND! More Tips for a Successful Showing:

  • Welcome visitors with an inviting porch
    • Even if you have only a tiny stoop, make it say “welcome home” with a clean doormat, potted plants in bloom or seasonal décor and — if you have room — one or two pieces of neat porch furniture. Keep your porch lights on in the evenings, in case potential buyers drive by. Illuminating the front walk with solar lights is a nice extra touch, especially if you will be showing the house during the evening.
  • Boost curb appeal
    • This is something you always hear, and with very good reason. Many people thinking of touring your home will do a quick drive-by first, often deciding on the spot if it is even worth a look inside. Make sure your home is ready to lure in onlookers with these tips:
      • Power wash siding and walkways
      • Hang easy-to-read house numbers
      • Plant blooming flowers and fresh greenery or decorate seasonally (not too over-the-top)
      • Mow lawn, and reseed or add fresh sod as needed
      • Wash front windows
      • Re-paint or stain the porch floor as needed

Your real estate agent has a wealth of information. If you are unsure about how to boost your curb appeal, just ask! They will guide you in the right direction.

If you need guidance regarding mortgage financing, give me a call! I am always available to assist you.

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Mortgage Banker by trade, Nick Magiera epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work, and creative service in every detail of the real estate transaction. Nick is a family man with a devotion to God, his beautiful wife & his adorable Bernese Mountain Dog.

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