AR 2016 Photo Contest - Real Estate Category Exterior Grounds Photo

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with KD Realty - 408.972.1822 CA BRE#01366594

Dick Greenberg is hosting an ActiveRain 2016 Photography Contest.

 

Community Pool Area in Condo Community in Blossom Valley San Jose

 

Real Estate Category - Exterior Grounds Photo

Many real estate agents that list condos for sale do not include photos of the many amenities the condominium complex has to offer.  The photo above shows a clean community pool and spa.  It gives a good feel for the size of the pool common area and the surrounding trees that offer shade and privacy.  

For many buyers, amenities such as a pool, spa, clubhouse, gym, etc. are highly desirable amenities to have.  Such amenities are included in the homeowners monthly dues. There is real value there. It might mean a homeowner can save on a gym membership. 

 

Condo Living is Lifestyle Living

There is real value to adding marketing photos of the condo community and complex amenities. 

When you hire Kathleen Daniels, Independent Broker-Owner of KD Realty in San Jose, you hire an agent that covers all aspects of marketing designed to get a home sold for top dollar. Photos do make a difference and marketing does matter! 

Call 408-972-1822 for a no obligation consultation.  

 

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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Hi Kathleen

It really is true - so often amenities are ignored...or perhaps are better not being shown. But the way they are cared for says alot about the HOA.

This is very appealing and I would think would be a huge bonus to anyone interested in a condo in this community! Photos DO make a difference and buyers expect to see them.

Jeff

Nov 24, 2016 11:33 AM #1
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Kathleen you are right I rarely see pictures posted on the amenities condo complexes have around here.  By the way with amenities like this condo complex why ever go on vacation :)

Nov 24, 2016 04:06 PM #3
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 Another quality entry in Dick Greenberg's November photography contest. Good luck Kathleen Daniels  

Nov 24, 2016 07:21 PM #4
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Kathleen as far as I am concerned the amenities separate one Condo Community from another, the better, the nicer, the more desirable they become, Endre

Nov 24, 2016 09:52 PM #5
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Michael Jacobs
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Hi Kathleen - I do find it unusual when a mls listing does not show the common area amenities in a condo/townhome complex when they are mentioned.   

Nov 25, 2016 07:17 AM #6
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Dick Greenberg
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Hi Kathleen - You're right - given that the amenities can be a major reason for choosing a condo, those photos should always be included. Thanks for another contest entry!

Nov 25, 2016 11:49 AM #7
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Kathleen- we have many condos in our area, and you're so right...amenities do help to sell the home and the community.  

Nov 25, 2016 06:58 PM #8
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Boy, how inviting that is. I would love to be whisked away to somewhere sunny like this, even for a weekend! 

Nov 26, 2016 09:54 AM #9
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Oh my gosh, I have to get back to finishing up my photo posts and you just reminded me how behind I am doing those!!  Great photo, Kathleen Daniels - I would love to be there right now!

Nov 26, 2016 11:17 AM #10
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We work in the condo market and most buyers are looking for amenities. Beautiful pool view!

Nov 27, 2016 06:09 AM #11
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Kathleen, I wish we had more condos here with lots of amenities.

Nov 27, 2016 11:14 AM #12
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That is so inviting and says a lot about the community and the beauty that surrounds it. You captured it just right.

Nov 27, 2016 06:31 PM #13
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Nice pool Kathleen.  I'm still waiting for an invitation to get over therre and do some swimming!  

Nov 28, 2016 02:03 PM #14
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Hi Kathleen, just passing through and enjoying some of your past posts.

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Hi Kathleen, thanks for writing such informative posts!  Keep up the good work.

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