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“The Seven Second Rule” – Hot Real Estate Tips

“The Seven Second Rule” – Hot Real Estate Tips The “Seven Second Rule” is Powers' Cardinal Rule for our sellers when selling their home! Step through your front door. How doe…

2019 | Best Paint Selections for Selling your Home

Every year we put out a blog post on the best new paint colors to help you sell your home. For 2019, you might be surprised to hear that gray is moving out and homes are selli…

A Winning Scent for Successful Home Selling

Home Staging is one of the most important aspects of my business. Buyers today have high expectations on what their initial visits to a property should look like, and so we sp…

Research Before you Renovate!

I blame HGTV! The remodeling shows out-of-whack cost estimate for having buyers believe they can do a kitchen renovation for $10,000 is so grossly over exaggerated. The cost…

Seven Must-Do Home Selling Prep Tips

How to Attract Buyers to Your Home How your home looks to buyers matters…and it matters a lot. I’ve worked with many clients during my 15+ years as a residential real estate…

Suzanne Powers' Top 7 Hot Home Tips for Wisconsin Winter Readiness

Winter in Wisconsin. We love our seasons, but it can be hard on our homes and yards. Being prepared helps (cue the Boy Scouts). Whether or not you are selling your home, there…

Home Odors Make a Big Impact on Buyer Offers

I am sitting here writing my second review on a home I recently showed in Whitefish Bay. This is the second of two separate showing reports (to provide feedback to the Seller)…

My Best Must-Have Home Prep Tips

Prepping your home for sale? I’ve worked with many clients to identify what they should change to get the highest value for their homes, and I’ve prepped my homes for sale. So…

2018 Best Paint Selections for Selling Your Milwaukee Home

They say jewel tones are back. That may be true, but when selling your home for top dollar, those jewel tones have got to go. Neutralizing your home’s interior and exterior pa…

Want to Sell Your Home in 2019? Here are 6 Must Do’s!

No matter how good the interior of your home looks, buyers have already judged your home before they walk through your door. You never get a second chance to make a first impr…

Today’s Hottest Interior Paint Colors

Do you need to paint your home before you list it to sell?  The very likely answer is YES.   Choosing a paint color for the interior of your home is probably one of the most…

Changing Out the Hardware and Fixtures in your Home

If you have the old gold kitchen cabinet knobs from the early 90's and you are thinking of selling your home, this is one very inexpensive fix you need to consider changing…