A Beginner's Guide to Sell Your House

Written by Andrew L

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* Advertising your home, if you're selling it yourself. This could easily run into hundreds of dollars, depending onrepparttar methods you choose. * Realtor commissions - typically 6% ofrepparttar 149102 selling price. *Closing costs, including attorney and other professional fees * Excise taxes onrepparttar 149103 sale * Property taxes and any homeowner association fees

Take Care Of Any Needed Repairs

If you've been putting off gettingrepparttar 149104 driveway fixed, repairingrepparttar 149105 roof or any other needed repairs,repparttar 149106 time to do it is now, before you put your house onrepparttar 149107 market. Some repairs, left undone, will prevent your home from selling at all and others will bring your asking price down. Replacing broken roofing tiles, loose gutter shoring and other minor but unsightly problems will make your house that much more saleable.

Get Your House Looking Its Best

Selling forrepparttar 149108 price you want depends on how appealing your house is. Take a good, hard look at your house, inside and out. Trim bushes, mow lawns, plant a flower bed. Something as simple as giving your siding and windows a good scrub down can freshen its look immensely.

Here are some other things that increaserepparttar 149109 chances of your house selling quickly:

* A fresh coat of paint, or just touching uprepparttar 149110 trim * Freshly painted interior walls * New carpet or flooring in common rooms likerepparttar 149111 kitchen or bathroom

Have A Garage Sale

Get rid of allrepparttar 149112 accumulated clutter and pocket a little profit atrepparttar 149113 same time. That collection of kids' bikes inrepparttar 149114 garage may be a storehouse of memories to you, but to a prospective buyer they're just clutter - and they will make your garage look smaller. Clear away as much clutter as you possibly can. When you're ready to show your house, it should be as close to move-in condition as possible. The more easily a buyer can picture their own family inrepparttar 149115 house,repparttar 149116 more likely they will be to buy.

Andrew is the web owner of "Home Buying and Home Selling Tips: How to buy a house and sell house fast", a website that provides informational guide on home buying, selling house, home mortgage loan, foreclosure home, real estate investment, and more.

Picky Eater - Fighting the Good Fight

Written by Jason Katzenback

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Be realistic in your expectations. Children (not just picky eater children) up to age ten still use their fingers quite a lot in ways that adults don't, like pushing peas onto a spoon and picking up pieces of meat. They still have some trouble chewing and swallowing tough or dry or fibrous foods, like steak or chops. Part ofrepparttar problem might be that they donít haverepparttar 149101 jaw strength to chew uprepparttar 149102 meat.

Another part is that up until about age eight their swallow is immature. They swallow with their cheeks, as if they were suckling from a straw, not using their tongue like you or I do. Children this age still have a limited number of foods they readily accept. Do not despair. The number of accepted foods will gradually increase, as they get older. The numbers will increase -- that is, provided you don't make a big issue about it. Often times making a big deal can cause and decrease in food acceptance rather then an increase.

To learn more about picky eater children and get some quick and easy picky eater recipes visit http://www.mypickyeater.com

Learn step-by-step how to successfully cope with Picky Eaters with Help There is a Picky Eater in The House! Full of Proven Strategies and Great Picky Eater Recipes that are Guaranteed to Help. http://www.mypickyeater.com

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