Homework

Sometimes when I list a home, I need to give advice that the homeowner and/or the neighborhood might not be to keen on. For instance, in older neighborhoods there are older trees. Older trees become fixtures in some neighborhoods. But older trees can start to look a bit shabby. They aren’t quite dead, just having a bad couple of years. There is a debate on whether or not these big trees will recover and if so, how long will it be before they are the beauties they used to be. In the meantime, people must sell their homes and to do so, need to have it’s curb appeal top notch. It is controversial for me to suggest that the tree, experiencing a few bad years, has become an eyesore and is hurting the curb appeal of the home. But, you can see from the photos below, that it makes a difference. The point of this “Homework” is that, some decisions are hard when trying to get your home ready for sale. But those hard choices can make a dramatic difference. And it could be that difference that makes the sale successful. I love trees and never want to see one taken down; But, sometimes, for the good of the home and the neighborhood, it’s time.

BEFORE

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AFTER

no trees

About Jeff Hansen, Realtor in Colorado

Search for homes here; www.jeffhansen.remax.com for FREE. Licensed Real Estate broker with RE/MAX Professionals at 10135 W. San Juan Way, Littleton, Colorado 80127. I have been a Realtor Since 1992 and provide Free Real Estate Advice Realtor in Littleton, Colorado and the Metro Denver Area, A Real Estate investment company focusing on the buyers and sellers of homes, also including fix and flips and rental properties, Listings and all sales of realty. (303)794-4530 Disclaimer I will not receive any compensation or take on any liability because of any conversation on this or any related web page w/o any written brokerage agreement. And there will be no relationship actual or implied because of any conversation on this or similar pages. No written agreement, therefore. AND Differ from state to state, so check your state's rules.
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