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Saturday, February 26, 2022   /   by Jeannette Johnson

How to Decide Whether to Move Closer to Aging Family Members

Whether your parents decided to make a move when they retired or you relocated to pursue your career, managing a long-distance relationship with aging family members can be a challenge. If you find yourself considering whether it is time to put down roots closer to your senior loved ones, this guide from the Sadle Home Selling Team can help you make that decision.
 
In-Home Services
 
Data cited on LongTermCare.gov shows that a person who is 65 or over has about a 70% chance of needing long-term care services at some point. If you or your loved one is having difficulty paying for outside assistance, you may want to consider whether you could provide some or all of these services yourself if you lived closer to your family member. Additionally, if you do choose to use support services, moving closer will make it easier for you to ensure your loved one is properly cared for and deal with any emergencies.
 
Even if you move closer, there may be some help you won&rsquos ...

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Thursday, February 17, 2022   /   by Jeannette Johnson

5 Tips for Preparing Your Home to Sell in the Spring

Spring is recognized by real estate professionals as “the season” to sell a home. That means that there will plenty of buyers searching the real estate market for their next home. But it also means that you will face plenty of competition from other sellers who will be listing their homes. Read on to learn some of the best tips for preparing your home for a spring sale and making it stand out from the crowd. Doing so will help you sell your home in less time and help you sell at an above average selling price.

Tip #1: Curb Appeal

The old adage that you never get a second chance to make a first impression is true. No matter how fabulous your home looks inside, if the exterior is lacking in appeal the buyers will drive right on by to the next house. By putting a little time and money into the exterior, you will invite the buyer into the home to see what is inside. All it may take is a fresh coat of paint on the front door, maybe a new welcome mat, or possibly a pot of c. ...

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  portland, oregon, real estate, home ownership, selling your home, staging

Thursday, October 21, 2021   /   by Jeannette Johnson

Home Addition & Expansion Ideas to Increase Home Value

Are you running out of room in the small house that you’re currently living in? Or do you just simply want to add additional rooms to expand your square footage? We’re thinking of fun rooms, extra storage, and some necessities that homes don’t initially have. You know, square footage expansions or remodels to add home value to your living space for when it comes time to put it on the market. 

We’re not thinking of the basics, though. The aimed focus is outside of the general box, disregarding kitchen and bathroom expansions that warrant additional home value. Some uncommon home addition ideas that come to our minds are second floors, in-law apartments, finished basements, mudrooms, and sunrooms - and we’re going to briefly talk about each below!

Before we get started listing off some fantastic addition ideas, we want everyone to be aware of a few things before planning anything. You have to make sure you do your research before getting invested . ...

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Monday, July 26, 2021   /   by Jeannette Johnson

Staging Your Home FAQs: Why a Professional Cleaner Matters

When you decide to sell your home, suddenly you have to think of your space objectively. Staging and preparing a home for sale isn’t just about making your home look good in photos or nailing an aesthetic — it’s about making the space as appealing for potential buyers as possible. The right prep work can get you plenty of offers and help move your home off the market faster.

One often-overlooked aspect of staging a home is having your space cleaned. Many people think that their own cleaning skills are enough to make the space appealing to buyers. However, professional cleaners go above and beyond to ensure your home looks its absolute best. Here’s a look at a few common questions people have about professional cleaning for staging a home, presented today by the Sadle Home Selling Team.

Q1: Do Buyers Really Care?

A1: A clean, well-staged home will have a far easier time selling than a messy or poorly decorated one. Indeed, if you’re selling during s ...

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  portland, oregon, real estate, housing market, selling your home, staging

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