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Real Estate Agent - Dove Realty Inc.
Seattle Realtor and Staging Professional gives Tips and Hints on How to Sell Your Home Faster and at a Higher Price, and for Buyers on How to Make Your New Home into a Model.
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This is the story of 3 identical town homes: same floor plan, same square footage, same condition, same price; all on the market during the same three-month period. If this doesn't convince you that staging works - nothing will!! For printout from Microsoft Word Click Here      TOWN HOME #1 TOWN ...
09/12/2007
As we all know, one picture is worth a thousand words but putting a little bit of text to your pictures is a great selling tool, whether you're a Realtor using them for the Multiple or a Stager using them to market your business. Per request I'm including instructions for adding text with or with...
09/05/2007
After months of design and re-design I finally came up with the perfect logo on a beautiful over-sized business card that sets my business apart ... apparently too far apart. The MLS just came up with a new rule outlawing the use of business cards, left when previewing property, describing "the a...
09/05/2007
                   To make the most of a partial water view and allow more light to come in, while blocking a view of the parking lot, we removed the top down venetian blinds and retro-fitted matchstick blinds from Lowe's to work from the bottom-up. And of course we staged it with furniture, art ...
09/05/2007
There's been a lot of potty talk on Active Rain recently. Should the toilet lid be up? Should it be down? Should you even shoot the bathroom at all? Let's clear the air.1: Definitely shoot the bathroom.2: Make sure it's tidy with all personal affects put away.3: Arrange the towels in an attractiv...
08/27/2007
This is the story of three identical town homes: same floor plan, same square footage, same condition; all on the market during the same three-month period. If this doesn't convince your seller that staging works - nothing will!!     TOWN HOME #1TOWN HOME #2 TOWN HOME #3 This town home was vacant...
08/27/2007
A beatiful red door is to your home what a perfect shade of lipstick is to your face! Why would someone want to get under a plastic tarp in freezing rain to paint their front door? ... Actually no one in their right mind would want to do that but I can't tell you how many times my clients have fo...
06/01/2007
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