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Upon listing a home for sale some agent take for granted that the Sellers know what to do when it comes to getting the home ready for showings. Here are some helpful tips on staging the home for showings:
1) LIGHTEN THINGS UP! Open the shades and drapes, let the natural light in. This could have a great reflection to the Buyer that if the home is light without using electricity, they will save money. It makes the home appear more cheery and not depressing as if it was dark in the home.
2) CHECK OUT THE COMPETITION! (3 comments)
realtors: LOVE YOUR JOB? THAT IS WHY THEY WANT TO WORK WITH YOU. - 05/22/12 08:56 AM
There was a poll done in 2009 showing what professional qualities that make customers want to do business with you again and again. Here is what most of them had to say: 1) YOU REPRESENT THEIR BEST INTEREST! When your clients are pinned against a situation where other parties in the transaction are difficult to deal with, people want to know you have their best interest in mind. They want someone who will go to bat for them when necessary. 2) LOVE YOUR JOB? SHOW IT! Presenting yourself as if you love what you are doing tells a big tale. (0 comments)
by The Editors of Eating Well Magazine, I know how important it is to stay hydrated and I try to sip water all day, but sometimes I fall behind. So I also try to eat foods, such as cucumbers or strawberries, that can contribute to my fluid intake, helping to prevent the headaches and sluggishness caused by dehydration. Another good reason to eat water? Research shows that eating foods that are full of water helps keep (1 comments)
A home’s exterior is the first impression that can beckon buyers to the front door. Attractiveness aside, the siding materials used also can serve as an important detail in judging upkeep and extra costs down the road. Here are some of the most common home exteriors and the pros and cons associated with each.
Stucco siding can be spotted on Spanish- and Mediterranean-style homes. You can identify it by its flat, smooth, concrete look. It’s composed of cement, water, and materials such as sand and lime. Many homes built after the 1950s use a lighter synthetic (4 comments)
realtors: DO YOU SEE WHAT SHE SEES? THE WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE IN BUYING - 04/09/12 02:06 PM
What are the female clients looking for in a home? Well, there are several things that will help you to connect your women clients with the perfect home. What kind of personality does the house have? I know, silly huh? Does a house REALLY have a personality? Sure, why not! MEET LISA – House A! Lisa is unique. She has modern design and is clean. She may have unusual shapes such as contoured shaped kitchen islands as opposed to your traditional square or rectangular island. She likes edgy, maybe European flares. A work area, library or sun room is desirable. This (0 comments)
realtors: KIDS ARE NOT THE ENEMY - ARE THEY? - 04/03/12 02:22 PM
WAYS TO GET THE KIDS ON YOUR SIDE WHEN BUYING A HOUSE Engaging the children in the home-purchase process should be an important part of any real estate sales strategy. It should not be underestimated the buying influence of a younger member of the family. Get the kids on your side and they will be a welcomed assistant when getting the parents to commit. It is good if the kids like you and trust you. Ask the kids how they would decorate their room or does the pool look fun. Why not? They have to live there too. Here are (0 comments)
Research shows that the smell of a home can affect the person’s mood as well as create an impression of a home when it is being shown by prospective buyer.
A light floral fragrance can put people in a more pleasant mood. A citrus scent such as lemon can have an energizing effect. Vanilla is one scent that is universal and people around the globe find it comforting and relaxing.
When adding smells to your home it can be enjoyable but it could also be viewed as an attempt to cover up a bad odor. However; if you (3 comments)
realtors: REMODELING? PERMIT REQUIRED? - 03/21/12 01:50 PM
Sometimes when homeowners are busy remodeling and choosing the perfect tile, the fact that they need a permit is swept to the way side. Commonly forgotten permits can certainly rare their ugly heads when it come to selling the home. Why risk losing a sale due to local requirements not being addressed until you have a sale? There is a possibility of safety or legal problems that may derail an otherwise smooth sale. Typically when a homeowner uses a licensed-contract they will not be involved in the involvement of getting any necessary permits as the contractor will do that for (0 comments)
realtors: RETIRE TO ARIZONA? - 03/16/12 03:02 PM
Looking to buy a property and RETIRE IN PRESCOTT, ARIZONA? There is a vast variety of properties from site built homes, town homes, condo, or even vacant land to build your very own dream home. We can assist you with Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley and all the surrounding areas. RETIRING IN PRESCOTT, ARIZONA is a great way to spend the rest of your life relaxing and enjoying all that Prescott, Prescott Valley and surrounding areas has to offer. You can enjoy Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley and all the events that it offers. Downtown Prescott is filled with history (0 comments)
realtors: WHAT’S ON YOUR ROOF? - 03/14/12 03:33 PM
The overall look of your home including the roofs pitch and shape is important. What is just as important is what is ON your roof. Roofing materials can attribute to your homes character but it can also dictate how long your roof will last. When purchasing a home it is important to have the roof checked by a professional roofing company. They will be able to help you with condition, how long the roof will last, what materials are best for your home and of course the cost of repair or replacement if needed. Let’s take a look at some roofing (0 comments)
As Realtors, we are placed in situations that could end up being harmful. About 42% of female and about 18% male professionals have been in situations that make them feel uncomfortable. Showing vacant properties and holding open houses are upon the top concerns among real estate professionals.
Here are some ways to take proactive steps to make safety a priority:
SPEAK UP! If you have been involved in an incident that was scary, report it. You can contact the local authorities or even your Realtor Association so they can post warnings to other agents. Most likely, you have (3 comments)
realtors: SHOWING TIPS FOR THE SELLERS... - 02/28/12 02:03 PM
Upon listing a home for sale some agent take for granted that the Sellers know what to do when it comes to getting the home ready for showings. Here are some helpful tips on staging the home for showings: 1) LIGHTEN THINGS UP! Open the shades and drapes, let the natural light in. This could have a great reflection to the Buyer that if the home is light without using electricity, they will save money. It makes the home appear more cheery and not depressing as if it was dark in the home. 2) CHECK OUT THE COMPETITION! Who doesn’t love (0 comments)
There was a poll done in 2009 showing what professional qualities that make customers want to do business with you again and again.
Here is what most of them had to say:
1) YOU REPRESENT THEIR BEST INTEREST! When your clients are pinned against a situation where other parties in the transaction are difficult to deal with, people want to know you have their best interest in mind. They want someone who will go to bat for them when necessary.
2) LOVE YOUR JOB? SHOW IT! Presenting yourself as if you love what (2 comments)
realtors: WHAT IS THE COLOR OF THE YEAR? - 02/07/12 12:10 PM
It’s bold, bright–and orange. Tangerine Tango is this year’s color of the year, according to the Pantone Color Institute. The reddish orange color takes the place as this year’s hot hue replacing last year’s reddish pink Honeysuckle. Need an extra energy boost or an attention-getter in a room? Then Tangerine Tango is your pick, according to Pantone. Yet, “sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it,” Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said in a statement. “Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine (0 comments)
We are pleased to bring you this information. We encourage you to follow our blogs for helpful information. When you are buying or selling real estate, our expertise will make your home buying experience enjoyable. Call The Cody Anne Team today! Cody Anne 928-848-1188 or Micheal Yarnes 928-533-6859. Check out our websites www.codyanne.com or www.SearchPrescottRealEstate.com .
realtors: ARE THE KIDS ON YOUR SIDE? - 12/12/11 04:05 PM
Engaging the children in the home-purchase process should be an important part of any real estate sales strategy. It should not be underestimated the buying influence of a younger member of the family. Get the kids on your side and they will be a welcomed assistant when getting the parents to commit. It is good if the kids like you and trust you. Ask the kids how they would decorate their room or does the pool look fun. Why not? They have to live there too. Here are some tips for working with children of buyers and sellers and ensuring (0 comments)
realtors: Historic Home in Downtown Prescott, Arizona - 11/28/11 05:04 PM
This house was built in 1924 and has tons of character. Offered at a reduced price of $359,999. Very well done remodel in 2008. This home boasts 3 bedrooms + library/study. 2 master suites - (potential 4th bedroom). More details include: Granite counters, stainless steel appliances. There is a formal dining room, plus a kitchen nook that is set up as a greenhouse with an exhaust fan and built in copper topped counters. Claw foot tubs, fir (wood) floors, finished attics, sprinkler system, roll out pantry, picture hanging molding gas fireplace in the master with 2 walk-in closets, whole-house fan, 10 (0 comments)
realtors: ARE YOU MAKING A DIFFERENCE? - 11/15/11 01:37 PM
With Veterans Day just passing, it seems appropriate to continue to remind everyone what we have in a soldier. Men and women have risked everything....their lives, their families, their securtity, their own safety and they have done it all unselfishly for you and me. Why do we forget what is happening in other parts of the world just because it is not directly effecting us? I will get off my soap box, but ever so often, I think about the sacrifice made so that I can live in a place of freedom to come and go as I please and to (2 comments)
Move in ready! Popular Monterra floorplan. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1539 square feet, built in 2004, single level home in Stone Ridge, Prescott Valley, AZ. This home has been reduced to $159,900 for a quick sale. 7972 E. Crimsonfire – Stone Ridge – Prescott Valley, AZ is located in a golfing community which offers a community clubhouse, weight room, BBQ areas, swimming pool, children’s play areas, tennis, basketball and much more. There is community golfing with restaurant and pro-shop. 7972 E. Crimsonfire – Stone Ridge – Prescott Valley, AZ has more….eat-in kitchen, lots of tile (1 comments)
realtors: BENEFITS OF HOMEOWNERSHIP - 10/24/11 04:28 PM
Can we agree being a homeowner makes you happy? In a survey done it was found that homeowners are happier and healthier than non-owners. Homeowners are also more satisified with their personal situation when compared to renters; and studies have discovered that daughters of homeowners have a lower rate of teenage pregnancy. The report relates stable housing to the fact that homeowners will move less often than renters. This in turn creates a sense of responsiblity and care for their home and community. Homeowners tend to have more social ties than renters and will create lasting relationships. They become more involved (0 comments)
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