Anne Butcher's Blog Posts

5 Seller Mistakes to Avoid

If you are ready to sell your home, or plan on selling in the near future, you may be having a hard time trying to find the right path to a successful sale. There are many potential pitfalls

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Make Your Home Appeal to as Many Buyers as Possible

Make Your Home Appeal to as Many Buyers as PossibleStudies have shown professionally staged homes sell for an average of 10% more than non-professionally staged homes. My professional experience can

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6 Home Improvements to Attract more Buyers!

My real estate experience in your community can ensure the speedy and successful sale of your home. If you are considering the sale of your home now or in the future, I am happy to share my

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6 Benefits of Selling your Home in a HOT Market

Now is a great time to sell your home! With a killer combo of low rates and low inventory, sellers can expect to remain in the driver’s seat for the foreseeable future and housing market

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6 Things Buyers Want Most in a Home

As a homeowner, you might feel resistant to home-improvements when it's time to sell. But that decision can sometimes be more costly than the loss you’ll incur on any home-improvement.

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The Speedy Sale!

Let’s Go! Timing Is Everything!Prices have risen, interest rates are still low, and time on the market is short. It’s a great time to sell your home! Whether or not you are considering

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How to choose a home staging professional

Homebuyers take 8 seconds on average to determine if they like a home they’re touring. That’s barely enough time to get through the front door! That first look-around, however, is the

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Increasing Your Home’s Value on 10 Different Budgets

Increasing Your Home’s Value on 10 Different Budgets$100 or Less - Start with paint. A freshly painted room will look updated and clean. On average, a gallon of paint costs around $25 and will

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It’s Time for Your Open House!

It’s Time for Your Open House!Host the Perfect Open House! Your Open House should be a successful experience. Plan ahead. Start right away. Break the process into small steps. If you are ready

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The Pitfalls of Overpricing Your Home

 Nothing can slow down the process of selling your home faster than overpricing. It is the number one reason that houses don’t sell. I specialize in selling homes in your area. I would be

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I love what I do. And so will you.

What are the current real estate trends in your community? What are the latest prices, and what’s the pace of sales compared with last year? As a homeowner, you may have heard many different

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Home Safety for the Holidays

The holidays are a time of joy and cheer, friends and family, parties and decorations but it’s also important to keep you and your family safe. Opportunistic burglars will be looking for homes

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Stress-Free Sale

Let Me Provide You with the Stress-free Home Selling Experience You DeserveMany of us love the idea of a new home, but not the selling and moving process. It can be difficult to prepare your house

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FSBO vs. FSBA

For Sale by Owner: What You Need to Know About Going It Alone Versus Working with an Agent.If you’re eager to offload your home in a seller’s market—and hoping to save some money

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Certified Negotiation Expert can bring you top dollar and peace of mind

My Negotiation Experience Can Bring You Top Dollar AND Peace of Mind.If you were to sell your home today, how much would it be worth? Do you have a price in mind? Setting your ideal asking price is

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Start Dreaming Today!

Start Dreaming Today!Technology TrendsetterAs a trendsetter in marketing properties, I can make your dreams come true, and sell your home quickly and for a fair price. My use of cutting-edge

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Marketing Your Home Online

How to Maximize Your Home’s Online ExposureYour home is in pristine condition, you’ve set the ideal price, and now you want every potential buyer to step inside. How do you spread the

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Homebuyer Incentive Tips

Sellers who are looking for ways to attract more buyer attention, or keep interested parties attracted, have the option of adding some “extras” in the form of homebuyer incentives. As

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9 Ways to Make Buyers Bite

When considering home improvement projects, remember it’s important to give your home universal appeal. Whether or not you are considering the sale of your home, I am happy to share my

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The Life of Your Home: How Long Do Things Last?

Homes need maintenance just like cars do… thankfully, not as frequently. I hope the following information will help you prepare for these expenses so you can avoid a last-minute budget crunch

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Do you know the value of your property?

How much do you know about the current real estate trends in your community? Are you curious about the latest prices or the pace of sales compared with last year? If you’re planning to buy or

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Outdoor Landscaping with Curb Appeal

The old adage, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression” rings true, especially when it comes to selling your home. Enhancing your home’s curb appeal is one of the

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Home Staging for a Higher Selling Price and Faster Sale

Home Staging for a Higher Selling Price and Faster SaleHow can you make your home appeal to as many potential buyers as possible? Studies have shown a properly staged home can sell up to 60% faster

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7 Low-Cost Home Improvement Ideas

Are you looking for low-cost project ideas to increase the value of your home? Listed below are seven low-cost projects to increase your home’s value. My professional experience can guide you

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10 Steps for a Quick Sale

Setting yourself up for a quick sale involves many factors, but it can be easier than you think! Setting the right price is essential to attracting buyers, but what else can you do to sell your home

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How to turn your entryway into an attention-getter

Have you been considering some home improvements? With so many projects to choose from, it may be difficult to evaluate whether an improvement will sufficiently increase the value of your home. My

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Make the most of your kitchen

The Heart of Your HomeThe kitchen is often the centerpiece and most frequently used room in your home. In fact, it’s so important, many buyers may not even consider buying your home if they&

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Illuminate Your Space

It may be difficult to evaluate whether an improvement will sufficiently increase the value of your home to justify the price of the project. One of the most cost-effective and efficient upgrades

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Getting Down to Business

Would you like to know more about the current real estate trends in your community? Are you curious about the latest prices or the pace of sales compared with last year? Whether or not you are

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Learn How to Benefit from the Latest Home Technology

With the advent of the smartphone and its incorporation into our everyday lives, comes the next big wave in technology - The Smart Home. A Smart Home is usually considered any home with electronics,

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Go Green At Home and Save

One attribute many of today’s buyers look for in a home is Energy Efficiency. Making your home more environmentally friendly and energy efficient can range from small projects, which quickly

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What to Know about Wearing a Cloth Mask in Public

The CDC now recommends “cloth face coverings” to slow the spread of COVID-19. If you do start wearing cloth masks, here’s a few things to remember:Wearing a Mask Doesn’t Mean

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What is your property worth in today's market?

How much do you know about the current real estate trends in your community? Are you curious about the latest prices, or the pace of sales compared with last year? If you’re planning to buy or

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Four Ways to Know it's Time To Sell Your Home

Have you been thinking about selling but just aren’t sure if you should? Listed below are some signs that might let you know it’s time to sell your home.1. Maximize Your Equity. Everyone

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4 Home Improvements Most Owners Should Avoid

Adding upgrades to your home involves a delicate balance between remodeling expenses and maximizing your home’s universal appeal. Whether or not you are considering the sale of your home, I

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Managing Coronavirus Anxiety

It's hard to go about your day without mention of the novel coronavirus. If you occasionally get a knot in your stomach, it's important to remember that this is a normal, healthy reaction. While you

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Four Home Improvement Myths

When considering home improvement projects, it may be difficult to evaluate whether an improvement will increase the value of your home enough to justify the price of the project. Whether or not you

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How to Manage Stress While You and Your Family Are at Home

While the coronavirus has you sequestered at home with your family, you’re probably concerned about your family’s health, your financial security, and possibly caring for your kids. It

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Best Strategies to minimize risk and put buyer's minds at ease

Homeowners are just one of the many segments of the population experiencing some very specific worries related to COVID-19.Concerns range from insecurities about making mortgage payments, ensuring

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