Tips For Selling Your Home

5 Nonlazy Reasons to Skip Remodeling Before You Sell

5 Nonlazy Reasons to Skip Remodeling Before You Sell skynesher/iStock Home sellers often hear that if they ever hope to find a buyer, they must whip their house into perfect shape—fix this, paint that, overhaul your horribly outdated kitchen. But just looking at the list of renovations is exhausting! This leads many to wonder: Do I […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | May 13, 2019

Vignette Staging for Beginners: Get Your Home Sold by Telling a Story

Vignette Staging for Beginners: Get Your Home Sold by Telling a Story KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock If you’re in the middle of selling a home, chances are good you’ve heard of staging. But what about “vignette staging”? Although it might sound strange, vignette staging is something you’ve seen before. And that’s because it’s everywhere: in magazines, in real […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | May 13, 2019

Here’s How Much Home Staging Can Pay Off for Sellers

gerenme/iStock Home sellers have a lot to worry about: Will anyone want to buy their property for its full asking price? How long will it take to find a buyer? Is it really worth the expense and trouble of staging a home to boost its desirability with buyers? “Heck yes” is the answer to that […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Mar 17, 2019

Quiz: Are You Really Ready to Sell Your House?

gerenme/iStock Are you ready to sell your house? Sure, you may think you’re ready. In fact, you may be dying to move right now, either because you outgrew your space, got a sweet new job in another city, or are tired of condo life and have always dreamed of inhabiting a huge Victorian instead. Whatever […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Feb 8, 2019

7 Dumb Reasons People Can’t Sell a Home

iStock; realtor.com Trying to sell your home, but no one’s buying? Don’t beat yourself up quite yet—there are lots of complex reasons why a home might not sell the instant it hits the market, many of which are beyond your control. However, there are also a lot of (to put it bluntly) dumb reasons a home […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jun 1, 2018

5 Sweet Tax Deductions When Selling a Home: Did You Take Them All?

MariuszBlach/iStock Are there tax deductions when selling a home? You bet—and they can amount to sizable savings when you file with the IRS. So whether you’re selling your home soon or sold it last year, you’ll want to know all the tax deductions (not to mention tax exemptions or other write-offs) at your disposal. Here’s a rundown of […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Mar 9, 2018