stefanie bernstein: Top Remodeling Projects for your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 10/07/14 05:28 AM
Before selling your homes for sale in St. Augustine, consider remodeling your home in order to get the most value as possible. Renovations don’t have to break the bank or be very labor intensive. Simple changes in your home can make a large difference to prospective home buyers interested in your home. In the 2014 Remodeling magazine, the cost versus value ratio report stated it has increased five points since last year. It also stated that eight remodeling projects out of ten, for return on investment, are with changes for outside of your home.  The cost versus value ratio is based … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: How to Stage your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 09/16/14 01:17 AM

You want top dollar for your home and staging it can play a major role in selling homes for sale in St. Augustine. To sell your home quickly it needs to stand apart from all of the other homes on the market. In order to stand out, your home should be staged to perfection. Here are six tips to inexpensively stage your homes for sale in St. Augustine:
Furniture Placement
The first tip is to place your furniture accordingly to make your rooms look larger. Stay away from pushing all of your furniture against the walls because it can make your … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Home Inspections Critical for Your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 09/05/14 01:49 AM
Home inspections play a critical role in getting your homes for sale in St. Augustine sold. A home inspection will serve to assist you with identifying what needs to be done before placing a for sale sign in your yard. While some repairs are mandatory for your homes for sale in St. Augustine to pass, there are a few that you can leave to the future home owners.
An average home inspection includes much more than a simple walkthrough of your home. The American Society of Home Inspections states that a home inspection for your homes for sale in St. Augustine should consist … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Top Five Reasons To Buy Homes For Sale in St. Augustine - 08/11/14 02:43 AM
#1 The Nation's Oldest City Continues To Receive Accolades
When searching for homes for sale in St. Augustine, one of the first things that you will notice is all of the attention being showered on the city. USA Today named the city among it's Top 10 Places to Retire and National Geographic placed St. Augustine on their Top 10 Places To View Holiday Lighting.

#2 Location…Location…Location
Homes for sale in St. Augustine are conveniently located to everything! 37 miles south of Jacksonville, 50 miles north of Daytona and footsteps from history and the beaches. The low altitude and coastal location gives … (1 comments)

stefanie bernstein:  Strategies for Selling your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 08/07/14 06:59 AM
Strategies can be a big help to get the ball moving when selling your homes for sale in St. Augustine. Although there are many aspects of the real estate market you can’t control, such as competitors housing prices and how the market can fluctuate up and down, there are some you can control. You can, for example, control the price of you own home. Combining strategies, having realistic goals for your home sale and enticing buyers to look at your home will all aid in the selling of your home. Here are a few strategies you can use when selling your home.
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stefanie bernstein: Five Tips For Preparing Your Homes For Sale in St. Augustine - 07/17/14 01:15 AM
When selling your homes for sale in St. Augustine, these Five Tips could be the difference in your St. Augustine home selling next week or next month. Small details are important to take in to consideration, as it helps give potential home buyers the complete package.
TIP #1: Yards should not be forgotten, as this is the first thing that potential home buyers will see. Weeds should be pulled, bushes trimmed and your lawn should be mowed. Homes for sale in St. Augustine with manicured lawns definitely get viewed more than those with issues.
TIP #2: If you have animals in … (1 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Pricing Your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 07/07/14 02:04 AM
Pricing your homes for sale in St. Augustine is one of the single most important factors in selling your home. The price has to attract potential home buyers (there is alot of them right now) and if your home is priced too high, you can drastically delay finding homebuyers. This can also result in a loss of money because your St. Augustine home will be on the market for a longer period of time. Homebuyers are always interested in seeing new listings and the higher the days on the market, the more red flags to potential buyers. By pricing your home accordingly, your homes for … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: 7 Tips on Selling Your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 06/17/14 11:31 PM
Having your house stand out is an important factor when your homes for sale in St. Augustine are going against the competition. Here are seven tips to improve your selling potential. These tips will aid in a smooth transition from one house to another, as well as helping you sell your home. 
The first tip is to maintain neutrality. You can maintain neutrality with your home by staying away from neon or unusual colored walls or over-decorated rooms. By staying neutral with your homes for sale in St. Augustine, your homebuyers won’t be scared off by an orange colored bathroom or … (2 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Homes For Sale In St Augustine - 8165 A1A South - 06/01/14 10:42 PM
Are you looking for homes for sale in St. Augustine? This stunning 6 bedroom / 6 bath Intracoastal Estate in Crescent Beach has it all! Upon entering the gates there is a long driveway that opens to this private 1 acre estate. 

With over 5600 sq. ft. of heated and cooled space and another 3527 sq. ft. of deck space, there is plenty of room to enjoy the beautiful views. Built in 2004, this concrete block home offers a garage apartment over a 3 car garage and is connected to the main house via a 2nd floor walkover. There are … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Top 10 Tips For Pricing Your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 06/01/14 09:45 PM
When putting your homes for sale in St. Augustine on the market, sellers want the highest amount possible for theirs homes as well as selling the home as quickly as possible. In order to get the most value out of your home and sell it in a timely manner, here are ten tips to price your home right.
TIP #1: take into account the other homes for sale in St. Augustine that are comparable to yours in your neighborhood. The homes to check out and compare your home to are those for sale and those that have just sold. By doing this … (1 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Update your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine for Less Than $500 - 05/13/14 12:21 AM
When putting your homes for sale in St. Augustine on the market, you may realize that some rooms in your home could use a bit of a makeover. Aside from the general cleaning and small touch ups, inexpensive changes can make a large impact for prospective buyers touring your home. While putting more money into your homes for sale in St. Augustine may not be at the top of your list, there are a few ways to give your home a facelift without spending thousands of dollars. The living room, bathroom, kitchen and master bedroom can all be modernized for $500 … (1 comments)

stefanie bernstein: How to Be Smart About Selling your Homes for Sale in St Augustine - 05/05/14 05:23 AM

When selling your homes for sale in St. Augustine and wanting top dollar for your home, there are a few ways to do that by being a “smart seller.” Since the economic turn around in 2013, home buyers have changed the way they spend their money in the real estate sector. Home buyers today are more eager to get the best deal for their dollar, and have endless information via the internet to help put them ahead of the game. Here are a few tips that can aid in being a “smart seller” when going up against the savvy buyers of … (1 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Best Home Improvements for Selling Your Homes for Sale in St Augustine - 04/17/14 10:23 AM
Before selling your homes for sale in St. Augustine, there are some home improvements that can be done to drastically increase the value of your home. The incentive of following through with home improvements is that they will always bring you a large return on your home. While there may be a long list of home improvements that you would like to finish before putting your homes for sale in St. Augustine on the market, here is a list of 10 improvements that are best for your dollar. Most of these home improvements are based on the exterior of your homes for … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: How to Emotionally Disconnect from your Homes for Sale in St Augustine - 03/24/14 02:28 AM
When selling your home, whether you've had it for a year or a decade, it can be a hard undertaking when it’s filled with memories. Deciding to put your homes for sale in St Augustine on the market can be the easiest part, whereas emotionally detaching from your home can be the hardest. The memories you’ve built with your kids, family, friends or loved ones all hold a special place in your heart. Special memories from cooking out in your backyard to watching your kids grow up can all be times that are tough to let go of, when trying to … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Spring Cleaning Tips to Sell your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 03/16/14 11:44 PM
Spring cleaning is just as important for yourself, as it is for the prospective homebuyers examining your homes for sale in St. Augustine during a walk-through. The appeal of your home can drastically increase when your home is in pristine cleaning condition. The interior of your home is just as important as the exterior appeal of your homes for sale in St. Augustine. Here are a few spring cleaning tips to check off your to-do-list in order to impress future homebuyers when examining your home on your next open house. 
Since your floors are the very first part of your home … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: THREE TIPS on Quickly Selling your Homes for Sale in St. Augustine  - 02/25/14 12:42 AM
Regardless of the location of your home or what condition it is in, there are always a few extra touches you can make to have your home really stand out. These tips and tricks will help make your homes for sale in St. Augustine a cut above the rest. When selling your homes for sale in St. Augustine, the ideal way is to do it quickly and by getting the asking price. Here are some ideas for tender love and care that will make a difference in selling your homes for sale in St. Augustine today and selling your home next … (1 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Three Reasons To Get Pre-Approved for Homes for Sale in St. Augustine - 02/23/14 11:53 PM
Getting pre-approval for a home loan is an essential step in purchasing homes for sale in St. Augustine. Before searching for your home it is suggested that you apply for a loan and get approval from a lender. There are three reasons why getting pre-approved is so important in the beginning of your search for homes for sale in St. Augustine; 
First off, getting a pre-approval for a home loan will help determine the prices of homes for sale in St. Augustine that you can afford. Your pre-approved loan amount and down payment combined, will let you know what your price range … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Why Homes for Sale in St. Augustine are Ideal for Retired People - 01/16/14 01:26 AM
When searching for your dream home, look no further than homes for sale in St. Augustine. According to CNN, St. Augustine has been named one of the Top 10 Places to Retire. St. Augustine is the only city on the list for the entire state of Florida. 
St. Augustine is a charming city that holds countless attractions. These attractions range from fabulous weather, beautiful white sand beaches to world-class golf. Buying one the beautiful homes for sale in St. Augustine is your ticket to living a beautiful life.   
Why purchase one of the many homes for sale in St. Augustine? … (1 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Homes For Sale in St Augustine Real Estate Report and Community Guide - 11/21/13 03:05 AM
The information provided here is furnished by Stefanie Bernstein, Broker Associate of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services of St. Augustine, Florida. Stefanie has been assisting home owners and buyers with homes for sale in St. Augustine for over a decade. If you have any questions about the Nation’s oldest city or specifically real estate, Contact Stefanie Bernstein today.
 
The Nation’s Oldest City
St. Augustine is the Nation’s oldest city and has received many accolades recently, including Top 10 Places to Live, Top 10 Places to Retire and Top 10 Places to View Holiday Lighting. Tourists ascend upon St. Augustine every day … (0 comments)

stefanie bernstein: Accurate Pricing Critical for Homes For Sale in St. Augustine - 10/09/13 03:50 AM
Buyers continue to seek homes for sale in St. Augustine. As inventory continues to shrink, pricing your home accurately will play a major role in how quickly your home will sell. Having multiple offers is no longer an exception to the rule, but a common occurance these days. Accurately priced homes for sale in St. Augustine don't stay on the market for long. In fact, the average days on market for the month of September was 145 days. So, what does that mean for home owners who have homes for sale in St. Augustine?
It means that homes for sale in … (0 comments)

 
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