Picking Up Women At The Local Laundromat

Written by Rachel Davis

Ok, you’ve probably heard that Laundromats are great pick up places, better than a singles bar – that’s because they are! Maybe not better, but certainly a great alternative that’s just as good. You can pretend your entire motive is to wash clothes, and that you’re not onrepparttar make. The woman won’t have that feeling like you’re just trying to pick her up if you strike up a chat here – even if that’s exactly what you’re doing!

What really helps you out here is that women like to talk, and they love to give advice – especially to “helpless” men! First of all, pick a good Laundromat – meaning one where you’ve seen lots of attractive women who aren’t dragging a bunch of kids with them or wearing wedding rings. Basically, pick one in a neighborhood with lots of young, single women – they’ll be usingrepparttar 149588 Laundromat close to home. And don’t worry if you already have a washing machine at home, it’s worthrepparttar 149589 trip out and a little change to meet women! If you meet someone that eventually makes it back to your place and discovers you have a machine at home, just tell her it was broken, or better yet, be honest and say you went torepparttar 149590 Laundromat hoping to meet someone, and that wasrepparttar 149591 best decision you ever made because you met her.

But let’s back up, first you’ve got to meet her! So go torepparttar 149592 Laundromat with your basket of clothes – no detergent. Make sure you don’t bring anything a woman might find disgusting – like really dingy, holey underwear, badly stained T-shirts, or socks that used to be white but now look like you walked through mud in them. However, something slightly stained won’t hurt – like a grass stain on your jeans or chocolate sauce on a shirt. You can use this later to help withrepparttar 149593 conversation

Go in, plop your laundry basket down on a machine near one or more ladies you wouldn’t mind picking up, and start digging throughrepparttar 149594 basket like you’re looking for something. Then say out loud to yourself, “Oh, man, I forgotrepparttar 149595 detergent!” Laundromats usually have a vending machine selling detergent, so go over and start browsing. Act like you don’t know which one to pick, then go torepparttar 149596 woman you want to chat up and say, “Excuse me, they don’t have my regular detergent here and I don’t know what to use. Can you help me pick one out?” Women can’t resist an opportunity to give advice, and they loverepparttar 149597 idea that men might be helpless when it comes to some chores, like laundry. This is where, if you’ve gotrepparttar 149598 grass stain or whatever, you can bring that up and say you don’t know what to do to get it out. She may come over and show you how to rub detergent onrepparttar 149599 stain, etc. After you getrepparttar 149600 detergent, go back to your machine, fumble around, and go back to her and say, “I’m sorry to keep bothering you, but these machines are different than what I’m used to and I don’t know what setting to use. Could you give me a hand? I’m sorry to seem so helpless.” Milkrepparttar 149601 helpless bit for all it’s worth. Ask her how much detergent to use, what colors you can wash together, and what temperature to setrepparttar 149602 water at – whatever you can think of.

Preparing Your House To Sell – Understanding The “Buyer’s Fantasy”

Written by Reba Collins

When selling your home, there’s so much to do and gettingrepparttar highest selling price possible is probablyrepparttar 149547 most important thing to be considered. Yes, there are a lot of things to think about butrepparttar 149548 bottom line is gettingrepparttar 149549 most you can possibly get. Sometimes, your situation will dictate whether or not you can fully utilizerepparttar 149550 suggestions we’re going to cover in this article but understandingrepparttar 149551 what’s going on inrepparttar 149552 buyer’s mind will help you to get focused on what needs to be done first and what can wait until later.

The first thing you need to understand isrepparttar 149553 psychology of your potential buyers. These people, in their minds, are trying to size-up your house and how it will fit into their lives. They are trying to figure out if they will be happy having your house as their home.

A lot of people who look at your home will not like it. It’s usuallyrepparttar 149554 “un-changeable” things they don’t care for, likerepparttar 149555 floor-plan,repparttar 149556 location, what school you’re zoned to, whether there’s a pool or not, if you have big trees or not, and so on, you getrepparttar 149557 picture. These arerepparttar 149558 things that can’t be changed and these people just don’t like them. Don’t worry, everyone’s different and you can’t change these things either.

There will, however, be plenty of people who love your “un-changeables”. For these people it will berepparttar 149559 “changeable” things that convince them to actually make an offer or just keep looking. So, what arerepparttar 149560 things that will convince these potential buyers to fall in love with your house?

First, put yourself in one of these buyer’s shoes, this shouldn’t be hard because you were there once, when you bought YOUR house. This person is in a state of mind that can be compared to a fantasy, we’ll call it “buyer’s fantasy”. They come through your house trying to “see” what it would be like living there. In their mind’s eye, they “see” themselves always wearing a smile and laughing with their friends and family. They “see” themselves entertaining, relaxing, doingrepparttar 149561 things they love and lovingrepparttar 149562 place they’re doing it.

Unapparent to them, allrepparttar 149563 things they “see” themselves doing leaves little time for cleaning, organizing, or home maintenance and repair. The last thing you want to do is take them out of their “buyer’s fantasy” by reminding them ofrepparttar 149564 responsibilities that come with owning a house, especially THIS house. You want them to live in their “fantasy”repparttar 149565 entire length of their visit, you even want them to rememberrepparttar 149566 “fantasy” in such a way that they want to return and soon.

So, what to do you need to do setrepparttar 149567 “buyer’s fantasy” in motion? Here’s a short list.

First Impressions

Curb Appeal – The front outside of your house isrepparttar 149568 first thingrepparttar 149569 prospective buyer sees. It’srepparttar 149570 beginning of his “buyer fantasy”. He sees his friends and family admiring him when they arrive at his front door. It had better be good, this will reflect on him.

Your house must, with an emphasis on must, look good fromrepparttar 149571 moment he drives up with his realtor, in other words, fromrepparttar 149572 car. First impressions are very important andrepparttar 149573 front of your home isrepparttar 149574 first thingrepparttar 149575 potential buyer sees. So, at minimum, make sure

·repparttar 149576 landscaping is maintained at all times

·repparttar 149577 lawn is mowed and edged

·repparttar 149578 grass is green

·repparttar 149579 hedges are neatly trimmed

·repparttar 149580 landscaping or flower beds are weed-free and mulched

· seasonal color? – allrepparttar 149581 better

Obvious repairs need to be made.

· make sure gutters are attached

· shutters are attached

·repparttar 149582 doorbell works

· screens have no tears

· replace rotten wood

· paint is in good shape, if not, paint or at least touch-up

If you normally park more than two cars inrepparttar 149583 driveway or onrepparttar 149584 street in front, see if you can find another place to park untilrepparttar 149585 house is sold. Maybe a neighbor will help you out, or park one car inrepparttar 149586 garage.

What you want to do is feedrepparttar 149587 “buyer’s fantasy” thatrepparttar 149588 lawn is always green, cut, and beautiful. You don’t want to remind him that he will have to do it. You want him to think there’s plenty of room for his cars even if he decides he needs another one. You certainly don’t want him to think about any minor repairs that will need to be done, so just do them yourself.

The Insides

First Things First – When a potential buyer steps intorepparttar 149589 house, it needs to smell clean. You don’t need or want to burn incense or candles, spray air fresheners, or have a Glade Plug-In going. It just needs to smell clean. You should try to eliminate cooking odors as quickly as possible after a meal is cooked and there should be no pet odors or cigarette smoke odors. Pet and smoking odors are one ofrepparttar 149590 first things that will turn a potential buyer away. Even if they smoke and own pets themselves, they don’t want to buy another person’s odors.

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