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New name for Highway 191

by The Underwood Team

If you live in Odessa or Midland then I am almost sure you have been on HWY 191. Today, state representative Brooks Langraf won the passage of Bill 1483. The bill will name Highway 191 "Chris Kyle Memorial Highway. The bill will now be considered in the Texas senate. Chris Kyle's memorial sits right on 191 in Ector county. be sure to check it out one of these days. Chris Kyle is one of the most lethal snipers in U.S. history and was born in Odessa.

What to do to get your Home ready for The Spring Market!

by The Underwood Team

What to do to get your home Ready for The Spring Market!

It is very important to stage your home before putting it on the market in order to attract the best most qualified buyer! Here are a couple of tips that will help insure a smooth listing process.

 

         Spring clean!

 

            -Think hotel, minimal personal items .

                        -Deep clean your home 

                        -Consider a fresh coat of paint

                        -New Screens on the windows

                        -Clean / replace grout

                        -Get your carpets shampooed          

 

              

           Yard!

-It is the first thing potential buyers see! You want to stage it as “appealing and easy to maintain.”

                        -Mow your lawn

                        -Fix the sprinkler system 

 (Future buyers are going to want it fixed anyway)

                        -Trim all over grown bushes trees etc.

                        -Change your welcome mat

                        -Paint /Clean your front door

                        -Plant annuals in your flowerbeds

                        - Make sure your porch light works

                        -Sweep/pressure wash your front porch

            Don’t forget the backyard! Tidy up, mow, trim, pressure wash porch/patio.

 

              Pack up!

-You are going to move, so the best thing to do is get a head start! Pack winter clothes, holiday décor, and extras, (towels, linens, and all the things you don’t use everyday.)

 

Maintenance

-Check your home and ask yourself, if I was buying this home (again,) what would I want fixed?

            -Check Leaky faucets

            -Loose doorknobs, doors, hardware, etc.

            -Replace burnt out bulbs

            -Replace ripped window screens

            -Holes, paint scuffs, etc.

 

Midland, Texas has a very low inventory and with all the hungry new buyers coming in, it is very important to get your home ready to the best of your abilities. You want to make sure to attract the most qualified buyer for your home possible. Remember when you first bought your home…think of all the things you were thinking when you walked in to your present home and how it made you feel. Keep it simple. Keep it clean and free of complications and statistically you should be able to sell your home in no time with the help of Midland 1st Choice – The Underwood Group and your excellent new skills in home staging. We are here to help and our home stage experts ourselves! Happy Selling and Happy Spring 2017!

 

 

 

 

            

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