sellers: How Do I Sell My Home? State Wide Realty Answers - 05/31/19 11:41 AM
How Do I Sell My Home?
State Wide Realty Answers
Tips for Selling Your Home
The process of selling your home can be an emotional and exhausting process. There are many things you will need to do in preparation of placing your home on the selling market. By following some simple guidelines, selling your home can be a more enjoyable and smoother process.
Plan Ahead
If you are planning on purchasing a new home in the near future, it is a good idea to place your home on the market as far in advance as possible. If you wait to place your home on the … (0 comments)

sellers: Infographic: Seller Know How - 02/19/19 10:20 AM
Seller Know How
Looking for a Realtor? Call State Wide Realty at 434-392-6163 and let one of our agents with a combined 396 years of experience help you! Visit to look at our current listings.
311 East Third St
Farmville, VA 23901

sellers: State Wide Realty Explains: The home inspection report - 02/04/19 12:47 PM
State Wide Realty Explains: 
The home inspection report
Almost all residential purchases will have a home inspection done by a licensed home inspector with the purpose of looking for major defaults/deficiencies in the property that could cause harm to someone living there. Well when the report comes back and the inspector has made suggestions of items that need to be addressed what does the seller need to do and what should a buyer ask for? We are here to help.
Buyers: Once you see the report from the home inspector, it is important for you to review the information with your State Wide Realty … (0 comments)

sellers: State Wide Realty Co: 2018 Sold Homes & Commercial Properties - 01/02/19 02:01 PM
State Wide Realty Co Farmville, VA
2018 Sold
Homes & Commercial Properties
At the beginning of the New Year we like to show our listings that were sold the previous year. State Wide Realty is grateful to all of those that allowed us to help them with their real estate needs in 2018 and we look forward to helping NEW and RETURNING customers in 2019! We hope you enjoy this as much as we do.
Want your home or business SOLD by the BEST? Call State Wide Realty Co at 434-392-6163 or visit our website at today!
311 East Third St
Farmville, VA 23901

sellers: Packing Hacks: State Wide Realty Answers - 03/30/18 12:42 PM
Packing Hacks:
State Wide Realty Answers
* Note: This is a guest blog from the receptionist here at State Wide Realty Co., she and her family are in the process of moving to a new home and I thought her input would be fitting for this blog. -Larry
So you have bought your new home –Congrats! Now it’s time to move in and start enjoying this home you have always hoped for. Well not so fast, first you have to get your stuff packed up to move. This is where I come in to help. Here are some packing hacks to make getting … (0 comments)

sellers: Is Your Home Ready to Sell? What you should do to be prepared. - 02/24/17 06:57 AM
Is Your Home Ready to Sell? What you should do to be prepared.
We all have fond memories of the home or homes that we have lived in and that can make it hard to let go when selling. So how do you let go? There’s a time when you have to remind yourself that your memories go where you go they aren’t stuck in a room or closet in the house. This will make leaving easier when you think of the new memories to be made and shared in your NEW home.
            Make sure your home is clean and clutter … (1 comments)

sellers: HOME FOR SALE: 420 Pinewood Dr. Pamplin, VA 23958 - 02/02/17 10:46 AM
HOME FOR SALE: Prince Edward Co.
420 Pinewood Dr. Pamplin, VA 23958
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1,288 sqft., 10 Acres
Located at the end of the street, nestled in the trees is this private retreat for you and your family to enjoy. The front porch welcomes you to sit and stay or come on in where you will find 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and hardwood floors. Relax outside in your 12' x 12' screened porch or on the deck. Finding your yard tools will be easy in the 14' x 24' storage shed and there is plenty of room to work or hunt on … (3 comments)

sellers: Best in Show! How Your Home Can Show the Best to Buyers. - 01/27/17 11:11 AM
Best in Show! How Your Home Can Show the Best to Buyers.
When someone commits time to come and view your home because they feel it may be the right choice for them, then it is imperative that you make your home feel welcoming. Here is a top 10 of what to do to make your Home the BEST when Shown:
#10: Communicate with Your Realtor: Tell your Realtor what highlights of your home/neighbors, etc. to accentuate when the home is being shown. For example, if you live in the best school district or your neighbors are the best these are good things … (0 comments)

sellers: State Wide Answers:What to Disclose about Your Home when Selling - 01/27/17 11:05 AM
Shh….Don’t tell the Neighbors!
What you need to Disclose about Your Home when Selling.
When you sell your home one of the documents that your Realtor will have you sign is a Seller’s Disclosure statement. This states that to your knowledge you have told of any known potential dangers to anyone that would buy your home. For example, if you were aware that there is asbestos present in the home you are obligated to share that information with potential buyers to avoid harming someone.
Other things the disclosure can include are previous damage to the home, HOA (homeowner’s association fees) and … (0 comments)

sellers: Say Cheese! Tips for taking Listing Photos that Sell - 01/26/17 10:45 AM
Say Cheese! Tips for taking Listing Photos that Sell.
When you are presenting your home for sale what you have to remember is that you are giving potential buyers a glimpse into what makes YOUR home stand out from the others they have looked at. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when taking pictures of your home:
1. Clean Up and Put Away: Nothing will distract a buyer more than a pile of clothes in the bedrooms, dirty dishes in the sink or clutter on the floors. Buyers like to imagine their items in a space and are unable to … (0 comments)

sellers: First Impressions when Selling:Can Your Listing Last 8 Seconds? - 12/12/16 09:58 AM
First Impressions when Selling: Can Your Listing Last 8 Seconds? 
When you are selling your home it is important to make sure that buyers are attracted to it from the beginning. You do not have to get a professional landscaper if you don't have the budget for one but making sure things like the yard is mowed and there is no trash in the yard are ways to make your home look its best. Also do a self-check. Maybe you always enter your home through the back door or the garage, go out and take a look of your home from the … (1 comments)

sellers: State Wide Realty: Top Ten: Forgotten Items when Moving - 08/25/16 05:31 AM
State Wide Realty’s Top 10….
Forgotten Items When Moving:
1. Lawn Mower: usually hiding away somewhere and not on the fronts of a homeowners mind when packing boxes this yard necessity is usually left behind.
2. Medicine: these little bottles are stashed here and there for whatever was ailing you at that time so it is no wonder they can be left or forgotten in the move. Your medicines may also be one of the last things to go due to needing them handy to take.
3. Tools: Understandably you may leave the tools you were using last to break down the bed frame or … (0 comments)

sellers: FAQ? To Have or Not to Have an Open House: State Wide Realty Answers - 02/22/16 05:09 AM
To Have or Not to Have an Open House? There are many factors in deciding whether you should have an Open House when selling your home. Undoubtedly there will be a time investment by the homeowner not only to keep the home clean but to leave the home while others come and take a look. Also will there need to be food or an additional incentive for people to come such as gift card drawing, local food choices, etc.? And are you or your realtor paying for this? What kind of Open House would be the most beneficial for your property? … (1 comments)

sellers: Home Decor: How to Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger - 02/01/16 04:06 AM
Home Staging and Decor is a major part of selling your home. We have come across many good ideas on how to make small spaces feel bigger and therefore make the best impression on potential buyers. Here is a short list of the tips we have seen.
Tips to making your small space feel bigger.
Keep it Light. The wall color should be light and if there is any natural light that can come in, let it. If you are a fan of the dark colors than accessorize with it and keep the main canvases (walls, floors) light and neutral.
Don’t Over Do It. … (1 comments)

sellers: It's A Bird, It's A Plane: It's Our Agent in Green Bay, WI - 12/16/15 02:28 AM
It's A Bird, It's A Plane: It's Our Agent in Green Bay, WI
Recently one of our own agents, Brock Robinson, took the 980 mile trip from our small town of Farmville, VA to Green Bay, Wisconsin. This trip meant a lot to him but more importantly to his travelling companion, his dad. Brock was able to tour Lambeau field, home of the Green Packers and watch them defeat the Dallas Cowboys at the Sunday game. When asked about his trip, Brock stated that the parts that meant the most to him were seeing his dad get emotional on the field during … (2 comments)

sellers: FAQ-What is a CMA?-State Wide Realty Answers - 09/01/15 04:52 AM
FAQ-What is a CMA?-State Wide Realty Answers
It is that time again to demystify the lingo of the real estate world. If an rela estate agent tells you that they are going to do a CMA for your property or a property you are considering buying they are going to do a Comparative Market Analysis. This is a search for other houses/land for sale in the area that would give you an idea of how much your house/land would sell for in a reasonable amount of time on the market. This report can also be used to let you know if a house … (0 comments)

sellers: Selling a Home? Here are Some Factors that you CAN Control - 08/23/11 04:03 AM
So you've made the decision to sell, that doesn't mean you have to hand over the keys and relinquish all control. Jason Crouch's recent post highlights the areas that homeowners control and have the biggest impact on your home selling quickly and at the best price possible.
When you’re trying to sell your home, there are things that you simply can’t change. If you bought in an awkward location, there’s not much you can do about that now. If the plan isn’t as functional/modern as most buyers would prefer, this is something that may cost too much to remedy. You also … (0 comments)

sellers: What you don't know about hiring a real estate agent... - 07/06/11 05:06 AM
Choosing an agent can be difficult. You want to sell your home for the best price possible and spend as little as possible doing it. However, there are many factors to consider when making this choice. Premier Realty of North Carolina offers some excellent advice on chooosing an agent that will work for you.
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Many home buyers and sellers (the client) in the Winston Salem and Lake Norman areas are often clueless when it comes to working with a real estate agent. Nine times out of ten the client will … (2 comments)

sellers: Naked Barbies - 05/31/11 03:26 AM
Bob offers a great reminder to our summer sellers! Summer has arrived and it's important for sellers to dress their home for success. That can mean anything from cutting the grass, staging or a new coat of paint.
Whatever it means to you as a seller, I hope you take Bob's colorful analogy to heart and dress up your home to sell, don't leave it naked and in disrepair.
I am a garage seller. I love going to garage sales on Saturday mornings during garage selling season. Not only can you find amazing bargains, but you meet interesting … (0 comments)

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