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5 Things You Need to Do Before You Can Sell Your Home in Rochester

November 29th, 2022
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Thinking about selling your home in Rochester? Doing so can be an excellent decision, especially if it’s a place you seldom use and are tired of the upkeep that comes with it. In order to maximize your sales profits and ensure a smooth transition of real estate, there are five things to do first.

1. Calculate the Fair Market Value

To know whether or not selling your property is worth it, you’ll need to calculate its fair market value. Look at the recent selling prices of properties in your neighborhood, divide by square footage, then multiply that by your own home’s square footage. Using an appraiser is a good idea.

Market value is crucial when it comes to determining what people will be willing to pay. Take a close, hard look at the type of area your property is in and how people spend their time there. For example, the average selling price of a timeshare in America falls around $20,040, whereas houses and condos can go for over $1 million depending on location.

2. Determine What You Can Do to Increase the Property Value

Once you have a clear idea of your real estate’s value, it’s time to see what you can realistically do to increase that value. Of course, this will largely depend on how much work, time, and money you’re willing to spend on doing so. Common ways to do this include the list below.

  • Add fresh coats of paint
  • Repair any damaged areas
  • Do landscaping for curb appeal
  • Consider renovating outdated areas
  • Make the property more energy efficient

3. Choose a Real Estate Agent

It can be tempting to try to sell your property yourself in order to avoid paying realtor fees. However, this is both highly risky from a legal sense and may also prevent you from getting the price you deserve. Always talk to different real estate agents in your area and get a feel for their style and experience. The right one for you will have experience selling vacation properties and will be willing to put in the time and effort it takes to help you get the best price possible.

4. Consider Taxes

You’ll have to pay tax on the sale of your home, as it will be considered a type of income. Rather than leave yourself open to some unwelcome surprises later on, you’ll want to calculate the taxes you’ll owe and build them into your planned costs for the sale as a whole. The average person already spends some 11 hours calculating what they owe at tax time. Make sure you give yourself enough time to prepare for this.

5. Get the Home Showroom Ready

First and foremost, a property must be emptied of your personal stuff and cleaned prior to taking listing photos and scheduling showings with potential buyers. Not only will it look its best when clean, but buyers and realtors will feel more comfortable. Even basic furniture and personal items like computers can be host to a whopping 21,000 germs per square inch!

In addition to cleaning, you may want to work with your real estate agent to stage the property by adding accent furniture that doesn’t get in the way, fresh curtains, a new welcome mat, etc. The ideal props used here will depend on your home’s location. A parlor palm can look appealing in tropical locations, for example.

Selling any real estate property can feel overwhelming. It helps to sit down and make a list of all the things you need to do before, during, and after the process. Additionally, the right time to sell depends both on the market and your personal needs. If things are feeling off, it may be best to reevaluate the situation and wait until the timing is better for you. Likewise, enlisting the right real estate agent in the first place will go a long way in ensuring you get the best outcome.


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How to Prepare for Your Western New York Wedding

September 16th, 2022
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By Melissa Brewer

A wedding is one of the life events that most people want to plan for in order to execute perfectly. If you have a wedding in western New York that you need to plan for, read on. Outlined are some helpful tips that could make it easier for you to plan for it, giving it a good chance of making a lasting impression.

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How to Finance A New Million Dollar Smile Here in Rochester

August 30th, 2022
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By Sammi Cohen

Everyone values a bright smile. Of course, there is a large majority of people that were not born with a smile they feel confident in. Luckily, there are plenty of treatment options available that can give you that million-dollar smile that you feel proud of. However, if you live in the city, you may notice an influx of providers. It can be difficult to find a dentist that meets all of your needs. Use these tips when searching for a new dentist in Rochester!

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Tips for Car Care in Rochester

July 8th, 2022
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By Julia Clarkson

Since a car is an expensive investment, it’s important to take the best care of it that you possibly can. Here are tips to help you do this and get the best service out of your car in Rochester for a good part of its lifespan.

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Ways Rochester Is Recovering From COVID-19

June 6th, 2022
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By Samson Weinberg

Covid-19 has become a nightmare, affecting society in different ways. Rochester has not been any different, with Covid-19 bringing its social, economic, and political fabric to its knees. These effects have called for concerted measures to help the region get back on track. The following are a few insights into how Rochester is recovering from Covid-19.

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5 Tips For Your Next Rochester Home Improvement

May 6th, 2022
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By Mitch Ferguson

If you’re planning on doing a home improvement, it’s important to pick the right one and know how to go about doing it so you get great results. Use these five tips to guide you on your next Rochester home improvement.

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Why Maintaining Your Car in Rochester Is So Important

April 7th, 2022
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By Melissa Brewer

You may be thinking about skipping out on that oil change or getting those brakes checked, but you should not. You should never skip out on your scheduled car maintenance in Rochester. The fact is, having reliable transportation in Rochester is a must, and skipping out on maintenance puts that reliability at risk. All the vehicles in the United States, including Rochester, travel trillions, yes trillions of miles, every single month. The reliability of your vehicle to take you the miles you need to go is directly related to how well you maintain your vehicle.

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Why You Should Find a Private School in Rochester

March 31st, 2022
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By Mitch Ferguson

There are many reasons to choose a private school in Rochester for your children. Rochester has many private schools for elementary school children aged Pre-K to 12 years old. Many schools have middle school and high school curriculums for older students. Some of the schools are college prep schools, independent, or associated with a church or religious group.

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What You Need to Know For Your Rochester Home Remodel

March 14th, 2022
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By Samson Weinberg

If you have remodeling plans for your Rochester home, you’ll need to plan. Your home is one of the best things to invest in. You add value to your property, and, of course, you can improve your lifestyle with a few remodeling projects around the house. However, there are some things you need to know about home remodeling in Rochester before you get started.

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What You Need After a Car Accident in Rochester

March 14th, 2022
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By Julia Clarkson

A car accident is never easy to deal with, whether it is a simple fender bender or something more serious. Knowing what to do after a car accident in Rochester can help you to be prepared for every type of car accident. Regardless of the circumstances, you can better handle a car accident in Rochester if you follow these steps.

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Planning a Weekend in Rochester? Here Are 3 Shops to Check Out

March 3rd, 2022
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By Melissa Brewer

If you are planning on visiting Rochester soon, there are three shops that you will want to make sure that you visit. Rochester is a great place to visit and there is a lot to do. There are plenty of shops to visit while you are on your weekend getaway but there are three that you must visit.

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Contracting Work You Need Before Selling Your Rochester Home

March 3rd, 2022
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By Sammi Cohen

When you consider selling your home, it’s important to take steps to ensure that the process goes through without complications. One way to do this is to ensure you’ve done all the necessary contracting work. Keep reading to learn what you need a home repair contractor for.

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Where You Can Find Custom Goods in Rochester

February 28th, 2022
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By Mitch Ferguson

Custom items are always fun and a fantastic way to get a piece that you or a loved one will love forever. Finding these pieces can be difficult, especially in an area that you might not be overly familiar with. We have found three great places to get custom items in Rochester that are sure to make your day.

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Saving Money With Sustainable Heating Practices in Rochester

February 14th, 2022
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By Julia Clarkson

If you live in Rochester, it’s good to do what you can to save every possible coin with sustainable heating practices. Have a look at some of them below and improve your home’s heating efficiency while leaving a smaller carbon footprint at the same time.

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Where You Can Find Snow Sports in Rochester

February 11th, 2022
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By Melissa Brewer

Snowsports in Rochester are meant to be exciting and memorable. Ice hockey is filled with intensity and speed, while cross-country skiing will leave you feeling breathless, exhilarated, and eager for more fun. When you come to Rochester, be sure to visit these five locations. These are the best places to participate in snow sports while you’re in Rochester.

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Where to Sell Your Handmade Goods in Rochester

January 31st, 2022
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By Sammi Cohen

Crafting has taken on a whole new life. People are finding that they can make desired goods that will make them a little money along the way. Plenty of crafting groups have sprung up on social media that specifically look at helping people in the Rochester area find ways to sell their lovely products, but it goes beyond that as well. There are many great places in the physical space of Rochester that are also great for selling products and making some extra money.

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How to Deal With Pedestrian Safety in Rochester

January 24th, 2022
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By Sammi Cohen

Rochester is no different than any other city in the U.S. when it comes to pedestrian safety. Pedestrian safety is given a high priority position in Rochester to help protect citizens. The Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP, see below for more information) is an NYS DOT plan to improve pedestrian safety on Long Island and Upstate, which includes some changes in Rochester. What can you do both as a motorist and as a pedestrian to improve pedestrian safety in and around the City of Rochester?

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Finding Green in Rochester: Landscaping and Nurseries

January 21st, 2022
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By Samson Weinberg

For homeowners living in and around the Rochester area, there are plenty of options available when plants, lawn, and garden care needs arise. Local landscaping professionals, greenhouses, and nurseries can provide not only access to appropriate plants but also access to valuable professional insight and guidance. Enjoying plants and working them into your daily life is easy when you know where and how to get started. Rochester residents are fortunate to have an abundant supply of plant experts right in their local area.

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How to Help Small Rochester Businesses

January 14th, 2022
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By Melissa Brewer

Helping Rochester small businesses is an easy way to give back to your community. During the cold winter, many families struggle to heat their homes and put good food on the table. Read along to find the best ways to support these local companies.

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5 Secrets to Opening a Succesful Rochester, NY Business

January 5th, 2022
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By Sammi Cohen

Rochester, NY is a fantastic area, it is full of life, full of people, and a great area to start a business. Being able to start a business that is actually going to work well and that is going to succeed can be difficult. It has been found that nearly 70% of all business partnerships actually fail. This is an alarming number, but taking the time to figure out how to get your business off the ground successfully can help you make a name for yourself.

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