How to Make Your Home Smell Great Before an Open House

Smell is one of our most important senses. Psychologically speaking, it’s the sense that is most closely linked with memory, meaning that good smells can evoke happy memories and experiences while bad smells can do just the opposite. Smell is also highly emotive; different fragrances can convey a vast array of emotions and feelings. So, [...]

Four Easy Ways to Stage Your Home to Make it More Attractive to Buyers

So you’re ready to sell your home – but is your home ready? It doesn't have to look like the homes in the magazines, but it should look nice enough to be featured all over the Internet. These quick and easy steps to stage your home are inexpensive, but will really stand out to buyers [...]

Questions a Buyer May Ask at an Open House

An open house is one of the greatest opportunities home buyers have to look around, visualize themselves living in the house and, most importantly, ask questions about the property. Sometimes they come with their agent, ready to put an offer in on a home that they love. Others come alone, trying to get an idea [...]

How to Prepare for an Open House

Since it is summer in Nevada County, lots of agents are holding their listings open. Open houses are really beneficial for both agents and owners. Having an open house allows many people at a time to go and view the home. On top of the agents having their own public open houses, Coldwell Banker agents [...]

How to Make Your Home Stand Out During an Open House

Home staging is one of the most important aspects of the selling process and also one of the most under-appreciated. Many homeowners put in a great deal of effort to make sure their house is set up nicely. Others don't do much to increase the appeal of their home. There are several tips that real [...]

Open House Event This Weekend!

It's that time of year again! We are having a company wide open house event Saturday May 20th from 11 am to 3 pm. Want to see a list of available homes? Click here to check them all out.  There is such a wide array of available homes that you'll probably find one that you love. Don't miss out! [...]

How to Really Clean Your Home Before Your Open House

Spring selling season is almost upon us! If you have decided this is the year to sell your house, the first step is to prepare it for the market. We don't mean buying furniture or making your home look like it's right out of a magazine. This means giving it a thorough cleaning. And we're not just [...]

Best Practices for Homebuyers at a Real Estate Open House

Open houses are the gold standard in real estate. They've been around for decades and will be ingrained in the buying and selling of homes for years to come. But as a buyer, are you making the most of your open house visits? Here are some best practices for buyers at all ends of the [...]