The Wilkas Group Blog

Make De-cluttering Easy

Make De-cluttering Easy

One of the most important steps you can take when you’re selling your home is to de-clutter. Staging your home for a quick sale means cleaning, remo… Read more ⇢
Declutter Your Home in One Weekend

Declutter Your Home in One Weekend

Now that your home is listed for sale, are you looking around wondering how you’ll ever clear it of clutter? It can be a daunting task, to say the lea… Read more ⇢
Clutter-Freeing Hints & Hideaways For Your Home

Clutter-Freeing Hints & Hideaways For Your Home

We, as a society, have a problem. We find ourselves living in cluttered homes because we don't have enough storage to hold everything we buy. Most o… Read more ⇢
Why Staging your Home Pays for itself

Why Staging your Home Pays for itself

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their membe… Read more ⇢
Don’t make these home selling mistakes

Don’t make these home selling mistakes

If you're new to selling your own home, don't make these mistakes to the list of things your Realtor suggests you do to prepare your home for sale. It… Read more ⇢
Capturing Clutter

Capturing Clutter

Whether you're preparing your home to sell, or you're packing up to move to your new home … clutter can be your worst enemy. But, getting chaos under … Read more ⇢
How Do You Declutter Your House? The KonMari Method, of course.

How Do You Declutter Your House? The KonMari Method, of course.

The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale The Challenge One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house for s… Read more ⇢
Getting Rid of Tobacco Smoke Residue

Getting Rid of Tobacco Smoke Residue

You’ve probably heard of secondhand smoke. But did you know there is such a thing as thirdhand smoke?  It’s the chemical residue that lingers on indoo… Read more ⇢
Buying a Home? Don’t Forget the Inspection!

Buying a Home? Don’t Forget the Inspection!

You’ve finally found the home that is just right and made an offer that was accepted. Now you just wait for escrow to close, right?  Wrong!  Your work… Read more ⇢
2008 vs. Now: Are Owners Using Their Homes as ATMs Again?

2008 vs. Now: Are Owners Using Their Homes as ATMs Again?

Over the last six years, we've experienced strong price appreciation increasing home equity levels dramatically. The number of “cash-out” refina… Read more ⇢
Is There a Cost To Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? Ah, Yes.

Is There a Cost To Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? Ah, Yes.

The perennial question. Should I wait or jump in now. Believe it, or not, when interest goes up, and it likely will this year, according to the Fed, y… Read more ⇢
What is a Relocation Specialist?

What is a Relocation Specialist?

If you’re moving out of town for work, then you may want to consider working with a relocation specialist. A relocation specialist is a professional… Read more ⇢

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