Tips For Selling Your Home

So You Wanna Sell Your Home? Step 7: Get Ready to Close

Hooray! You’ve found a buyer for your home. You’re done, right? Right? Not quite. All you have to do now is get yourself—and your house—ready to close, and we’re here to help, with this week’s installment of our weekly step-by-step Home-Selling Guide. Let’s dive in! Earnest money When the buyer makes an offer on your house and […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Mar 1, 2016

6 Things You Should Never Say When You’re Selling Your Home

You know that expression about loose lips sinking ships? It holds true for selling your home as well. Sure, there are some things you have to disclose to buyers—such as if your home has lead paint or is located in a flood zone. But there’s plenty more you might volunteer when you would be truly better off keeping your […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 29, 2016

When to Cave: How Long Should You Wait Before Lowering Your Asking Price?

There it is: your home! Just sitting on the market. It’s been like that for some time now, and it’s starting to look a little … desperate. Last-guy-at-the-bar desperate. You consider reducing the price, but then you might be robbing yourself of thousands of dollars. But if you don’t, you could end up missing out […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 28, 2016

5 Ways to Convert Your Bathroom into a Spa-Like Oasis

Imagine coming home from a hard day at work, stepping into the bathroom, and feeling all of your worries fade away as you soak in the tub or stand under a warm stream from a waterfall showerhead. The right décor and design can make taking a bath or getting ready for your day in your […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Oct 27, 2015

Top 10 Stupid Staging Ideas

Not all home staging is created equally. Staging Darwinism is real and only the smart survive. Below we countdown the top 10 “stoopidest” home staging ideas. #10. “Bake cookies right before your open house.” Our sense of smell is very closely related to our sense of memory. True enough, for some people, the smell of […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Oct 5, 2015