Reduce the Time It Takes to Sell Your Home

by James & Penny Lamb 01/05/2020

Enjoying a quick, easy home selling journey is ideal. Yet many problems may arise that could make it tough for a property seller to streamline the home selling journey. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you what it takes to reduce the time it takes to sell your house.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate the house selling journey.

1. Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a difference-maker in any housing market, at any time. If you allocate time and resources to upgrade your residence's curb appeal today, you could transform your house into a hot property in your city or town.

Mowing the front lawn, trimming the hedges and performing other home exterior improvements may help you boost your house's curb appeal. You can always perform these home exterior upgrades on your own. Or, if you need extra help with home exterior projects, you can hire a professional contractor.

2. Remove Clutter

Clutter may make it tough for you to show off the full size and astounding beauty of your residence to prospective buyers. Thus, if you eliminate clutter from your home today, you could make it simple for buyers to fall in love with your residence right away.

To remove clutter, you may want to host a yard sale or list your excess items online. Both yard sales and online marketplaces will enable you to quickly and effortlessly get rid of unwanted items and earn extra cash.

Furthermore, if there are antiques, paintings, decorations and assorted personal belongings you want to keep, you can rent a storage unit. With a storage unit at your disposal, you can keep various personal belongings safe until your residence sells.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

Speeding up the home selling process is no small task. Fortunately, if you hire a real estate agent, you can gain expert home selling insights. And as a result, you may be better equipped than ever before to accelerate the property selling journey.

A real estate agent can provide you with home selling recommendations and suggestions you may not be able to receive elsewhere. First, he or she will learn about you and your home and teach you about the local housing market. A real estate agent next will craft a personalized house selling strategy for you. This housing market professional then will put your home selling strategy into effect and do whatever it takes to help you streamline the house selling process.

In addition, a real estate agent will reply to any home selling questions you have. If you are unsure about how to price your residence, whether to accept an offer to purchase or have any other home selling concerns, a real estate agent can provide plenty of guidance.

Ready to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble navigating the house selling journey.

About the Author

James & Penny Lamb


Associate Broker/Owner

Office: 517.552.0222
Cell: 810.599.3921
Email: [email protected]

Livingston County has been home to me since I returned from military service. I have been active in the Howell community and have served on many local boards, including the Chamber of Commerce. I have owned and operated businesses in the area and am a member of the Livingston Assoc. of Realtors, Michigan Assoc. of Realtors, and the National Assoc. of Realtors. If you just have questions regarding real estate feel free to call me anytime. Just ask for"Jim The Broker". 



Office: 517-552-0222
Cell: 810-599-3923
Email: [email protected]

As a 4th generation, lifetime Livingston County resident, I am extremely knowledgeable about the community and have 30 years of sales experience. I am a proud member of the Livingston County Assoc. of Realtors, Michigan Assoc. of Realtors, and National Assoc. of Realtors. I work with Buyers and Sellers offering a free CMA report to help you decide how to price your home to "SELL" in this current market. I look forward to assisting you with all your real estate needs. Livingston County is a wonderful place to live and I look forward to sharing with you all the reasons why. Call today and ask for "PENNY LAMB".


Associate Broker

Cell: 810-599-3925
Office: 517-552-0222
Email: [email protected]

I am a lifetime resident of Livingston County with over 15 years in the real estate industry. After attending college at both Flagler in Saint Augustine, FL and Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI and graduating with a BA in Communications, I returned to Livingston County to start my own family and to work with my parents to establish our family owned Real Estate One Howell office. Working with buyers and sellers to find the perfect home, is my passion. I pride myself in following every detail throughout the process, personally, to provide the highest level of customer service possible. I also genuinely enjoy what I do and like to ensure that everyone is having a positive experience when buying or selling. I strive to see smiling faces at the closing table and establish my clients for life.



Office: 517-552-0222
Cell: 517-861-1978
Email: [email protected]

Hi, I am a licensed Realtor of Real Estate One Howell. I was born and raised in Livingston County and attended Howell High School. After graduation, I attended Grand Valley State University and obtained a degree in Business Administration. I then moved to Chicago, IL and lived there for 7 years before returning back to Livingston County in the fall of 2002. I am a member of the Livingston County Association of Realtors and an active member of the community.