Groundhog’s Day?!!

What comes to your mind when you hear the words Groundhog Day?  Is it the movie where Bill Murray is having the worst day of his life…over and over and over again?  Or do you think of the furry little groundhog that may or may not see his shadow on February 2 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania?

After being underground all winter, you know the groundhog MUST have cabin fever…that groundhog is just looking for a change of scenery!!!  He doesn’t really care if he sees his shadow or not, he just wants OUT of that hole!

In the movie, Groundhog Day, a weatherman is sent to cover a story about a weather forecasting ‘rat’ (as he calls it).  He has covered this story for four years and is obviously frustrated about having to cover the ‘rat’ again.  When he awakens each day, he discovers that it is Groundhog Day all over again… and again… and again.   He soon comes to the realization that he is doomed to spend the rest of his days in the same place, covering the same story every day…but all the weatherman really wanted was change!

Like the groundhog, have you ever felt like you just wanted OUT?!!  Do you need change?! Or like the weatherman in the movie, have you been in the same place for a long time and NOW IS the time for change?!  Need more space? Need less space?  Want a new location?  Need more yard?  Need less yard?  Ready to purchase that first home? 

 Is it time for a change for YOU?!   Is it time to go ahead and make the move that you have been contemplating for a while?

This is the perfect time of year to begin to prepare your home for the market.  How can you get your home ready to list? Spruce up your yard with showy annuals.  To add to curb appeal, keep your lawn cut and neatly edged.  Repair loose siding, replace and repaint rotten wood.   Rent a storage unit for excess items that you might have stored in your closets, garage or patio.  Nothing says ‘Welcome to my home’ like a fresh coat of paint on the front door and colorful pots of flowers!

Spring is coming and you want to make the ‘changes’ to your home that will make your home stand out in a competitive market.  Be aggressive in preparing your home to list.  Listen to the tips that your Realtor gives you about staging, de-personalizing and generally tidying up your home.

The Professionals at John Rea Realty have many years of experience and success in marketing and selling homes.   You don’t have to stay in the same place when what you really want is CHANGE!   Winter is winding down and spring is just around the corner.

You don’t have to be like the weatherman who got ‘stuck’ on Groundhog Day!  Call the Professionals at John Rea Realty and we will help you ‘move’ into your future

Related Article: Is now a good time to buy?

 

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