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Selling Advice

Why choose Lyn Sims?
My commitment to you as a client!
Why use RE/MAX and Lyn Sims?
RE/MAX vs. the Industry
Step by Step of the Selling Process!
Seller Closing Costs
What costs are involved with selling a home?
Short Sales
Understanding Agency - hey who works for who?
Consumers guide to what legal responsibilities your real estate agent has to you and to other parties in the transaction. Make sure you know the guidelines for Illinois. Who works for who around here?
Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid when Selling your Home
  • VIDEO These are the biggest blunders we see sellers make when putting their home on the market! You only get one chance to make a good first impression.
  • The Dangers of an Unreasonable Asking Price
    5 Items to Consider Before Reducing the Price
    Selling your Home - Tips on how to get through it!
    Top 5 Mistakes Home Sellers Make
  • VIDEO
  • 10 Best Kept Secrets for Selling your Home
    HGTV gives their best advice and tips on selling your home in this challenging market.
    Why a Home Doesn't Sell
  • VIDEO Reasons why a home languishes on the market. What are the successful elements?
  • What to do if your Home isn't Selling?
    Ten tips in this tough market to improve your selling possibilities!
    Top 5 Issues that Drive Buyers Away!
  • VIDEO What are the top 5 issues that concern today's buyers the most? Be sure your home is ready to appeal to the largest amount of buyers.
  • Top 10 Ways to make your home 'Fit to Sell'
  • VIDEO What are the major objectives of staging? What are the successful elements?
  • Turning your Home into a Model Home
  • VIDEO Yes, it's possible! The way you live in your home and the way you sell your home are totally different.
  • Deal Makers for Home Buyers
  • VIDEO What are the key areas that buyers will be looking at? What will they be looking for?
  • Preparing your Home for the Right Buyer
  • VIDEO It's important to know the profile of your potential buyer.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Staging
    What Main Rooms to Stage? Staging Video
    Good Furniture Placement and Lighting Staging Video
    How Staging Helps Depersonalize your Home
    Do you have Curb Appeal?
    Prepacking is a necessary part of Staging
    Painting makes great staging sense
    Maybe you should change your Flooring?
    Shouldn't you really be making those Updates and Repairs?
    Let's Talk about Air Quality
    Staging will absolutely help your home to sell
    No Nudes is Good Nudes
    When too much of something is showing!
    HGTV Top 10 Home Staging 'Do's and Don'ts'
    6 Worth the Price Fix-Ups
    Put your energy and money where it will give you the most WOW factor with buyers.
    Kitchen Makeover in a Can? Uh oh, can it really be that easy?
    Check this easy trick to remodel your kitchen and make it feel refreshed!
    30 Can't Miss Staging Tips
    HGTV's Lisa LaPorta gives her advice on staging your home for optimum buyer impact.
    Top 35 Selling Secrets
    HGTV's Designed to Sell gives tips and suggestions for more money!
    Staging Photos 'Before and After'
    20 Staging Tips for Selling Your Home
    20 Low-Cost Ways to Spruce up your Home
    Fireplace Remodeling
  • VIDEO Tired of that ugly fireplace of yours? There are plenty of new products to bring it back out of the 70's or 80's with very little cost. 'This Old House' explains how.
  • Fireplace Remodeling Project
    Tired of how your fireplace looks? What year does it look like? Check out these simple remodeling tips that you might try yourself to give your fireplace a facelift!
    Fireplace Updating
    Suggestions for that ugly fireplace of yours!
    Mantel Makeover for your Fireplace
    Decorating Magazine gives suggestions on how to update that fireplace making it the focal point it deserves to be instead of an outdated eyesore.
    7 Ways to Get Rid of Pet Odors or 'stinky, stinky, stinky'
    Moving with Pets
    Gives advice for taking your furry friends with you happily!
    Tax Aspects of Selling a Home
    Different scenarios are given with regards to capital gains and selling your home.
    Tips for Packing like a Pro
    Where Do I Get Rid of Books?
    Goodwill Locator
    Good place to donate your unwanted stuff to a great cause.
    Salvation Army Locator
    Donation Centers and how to schedule a pickup in your area.
    Great People You Should Know - Staging Help - Selling Advice - Time Savers - $ Savers $
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