STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Selling your home? HGTV’s Glorie Lee Beyenhof has the keys to real estate success.
Beyenhof stars on the network’s “Natural Born Sellers.” Glorie Lee and Rick Beyenhof and their twin daughters, Julianna and Marissa, are unlike any agents you know. Their signature all-in-the family style, with equal parts passionate, quirky fun and tough-nosed negotiation skills, makes them some of California’s most sought-after and successful agents.
5 Key Tips for Buying and Selling Your California Real-Estate
Compromise – Couples sometimes have two different ideas on what’s most important in their new home – find the happy medium –
A little goes a long way – Look at ways to make your home more desirable without spending too much money. The first thing buyers look at when buying a home is the kitchen and bathroom – don’t leave your antiquated appliances & fixtures – update to make the room look more fresh and appealing – no need to renovate, just be smart and think like a buyer. Replace hardware on the cabinets. Little touches will help!
De-clutter! – most people don’t have a great imagination when coming into a furnished home. Less is more here! De clutter before showing your home – rent a storage space and put away those old baby toys, store your out of season clothes to make closet space seem more plentiful!
Loan Approval – A big favor Buyers can do for themselves when they are ready to buy a Home is to provide all info. needed to secure a loan to their mortgage lender BEFORE they go shopping. This way they will know their price range and monthly payment, plus they will be able to prove to the Sellers that they are bonafide when they get out into the marketplace.
Comparative Market Analysis – This information regarding provable market value is so useful to both Buyers and Sellers. These list price and sold price statistics indicate a reasonable offering price for the Buyer and an potentially acceptable price for the Seller.