Quick Tip Tuesday: Cost of a local move

Costs of a local move-if you pack yourself! I would budget between $4000-$4500 for an average sized home.
Moving Tape: http://amzn.to/2u5VWFA (love this one. Does not hurt your ears while taping like the shipping tape)
Best Bubble wrap: http://amzn.to/2tc4K8k
Some cheap boxes on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2ugg882 (Walmart has cheap ones too)

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Southwest suburbs of Philadelphia you can contact me at Laurajlaws@gmail.com or 484-985-5222. Thanks for watching!



3 Smart Home Security Devices-all under $400

3 must have smart home devices for security and safety. All 3 under $400. Check them out on the video and links below:

Ring Video Doorbell: http://amzn.to/2tdABpB $149
Kwikset Smartlock: http://amzn.to/2sgaL7f $122
Nest Protect Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm: http://amzn.to/2rSK8om $119

Other items we have installed in our SmartHome:
Amazon Echo: http://amzn.to/2f6QJpy
Amazon Dot: http://amzn.to/2l0V7VM
Echo Remote: http://amzn.to/2fBr34U
Wink Hub: http://amzn.to/2fBrjAU
Lutron Dimmers: http://amzn.to/2f9Qckk
iHome Outlet: http://amzn.to/2eaAumZ
Nest Camera: http://amzn.to/2f6SKSx
GE Smart Lightbulbs: http://amzn.to/2fBRnfo
Amazon Prime Membership: http://amzn.to/2eCDSdO

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Southwest suburbs of Philadelphia you can contact me at Laurajlaws@gmail.com or call or text at 484-985-5222. Thanks for watching!


Quick Tip Tuesday: Pitfalls in a Real Estate Transaction

Quick Tip Tuesday. Pitfalls in a real estate transaction. 4 common pitfalls that are the most common in a real estate transaction.

1. Inspections
2. Appraisals
3. Loan Approval
4. Walkthrough

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Southwest suburbs of Philadelphia you can contact me at Laurajlaws@gmail.com or find me at LauraLaws.com. Thanks for watching!


For Sale By Owner checklist: 8 Steps for FSBO

  1. Price your home.  Look at recent sales.  Make sure your square footage is correct when comparing to recent sales.
  2. Get your home ready to sell.  Clean.  Declutter.  Stage.
  3. Put out a sign.  http://amzn.to/2qAFDiZ $16 on Amazon.  Put your phone number, email and a website on the sign.
  4. Make an extra key and put it in a lockbox on the front door.  http://amzn.to/2rEsIwH  $23 on Amazon.
  5. Get a professional to take pictures.  Go a little further and get a walkthrough video and drone shots.
  6. Put it on Zillow as a For Sale By Owner.
  7. Find a company that will list it on the MLS for a flat fee.
  8. Schedule an open house through the MLS and Zillow.