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About the Appleton Realtor Blog

About the Appleton Realtor Blog

If you are new to my blog let me introduce myself. I'm Jacci Konkle, an Appleton Realtor. (Well, actually I service Appleton, Green Bay, Kimberly, Kaukauna, Little Chute, and the rest of the Fox Valley, but to keep it simple people like to refer to me as an Appleton realtor. 

Fix When it's Cold, Sell When it's Hot!

Selling or Investing in Appleton Real Estate? Fix it when it's cold to sell it when it's hot!

Selling Your House in the winter in Appleton, Little Chute, Green Bay, and the Fox Valley can be a tough proposition because of the cold weather.  Everything always seems to look brighter with a yard full of green grass, trees in bloom, and singing birds circling the place. (Of course, if you are ready to sell, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try, there's LOW inventory and the buyers are starting to shop!)  But the fact is, once spring has sprung, the homebuyers start coming out of the woodwork to look for a new home- so you need to be ready!

My point?  Getting ready for spring sales by doing winter improvements is something you should be thinking about if you are in the market to sell your home.  And if you are an investor and interested in buying and selling homes for profit, winter is prime time for you to finish your rehab before top selling season. Here’s a few tips to help you out:

Time Killers To Being A Landlord

Time Killers To Being A Landlord

Before you can even rent out the property, you have to make sure all the maintenance is done and it looks attractive to potential renters.  Then you have to market it, show it, and screen possible tenants.  These can all take a considerable amount of your time, but here are some solutions to gaining some of your precious time back.