is staging worth it: Sellers, don't waste money on a commission bonus. Do this instead! - 03/16/17 09:12 AM
Should I or should I not offer a commission bonus to the buyer's agent when selling my Silver Spring, MD home? That is a question & discussion that pops up regularly. My answer is:

Sellers, don't waste your money on a commission bonus. Do this [pick one] instead!

Hire a professional organizer before you list to help you purge and organize your belongings as well as your home. Not only will it make your move easier, it will also show your home better.
Hire a professional stager. Staging turns a house into a home and helps buyers envision how to use a space … (51 comments)

is staging worth it: The difference staging can make: another example - 01/07/16 09:49 AM
I am a huge proponent of staging properties, whether occupied or vacant, staging is well worth the effort and investment.
The difference staging can make: another example
When I listed a colonial on a pretty cul-de-sac in Glenn Dale, MD last summer, the owners and I had staged the property utilizing existing furniture and bringing in accessories from both our homes (yes, I frequently use my own stuff to help out my clients). It was decluttered and depersonalized, spruced up and warmed up, organized and ready. It showed beautifully and resulted in 3 offers.
Fast forward 5 weeks. Our buyer defaulted at the 11th … (8 comments)

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Andrea Bedard

M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

Silver Spring, MD

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