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Kelly House Active Rain   Master Bedroom Retreat. Two open houses, three offers - all over list...   Welcome to 4100 Reinhardt Drive in the Redwood Heights neighborhood of Oakland. You'll find this lovingly updated home sited between...
06/21/2009
 Here is the living room of this fabulous property, very spacious, gracious living at it's best.  Hope you like it as much as buyers did.  Two open houses, three offers - all over list...   Welcome to 4100 Reinhardt Drive in the Redwood Heights neighborhood of Oakland. You'll find this lovingly u...
06/21/2009
Kelly House Active Rain  This is such a great house, we  dicided it deserved several blogs, here is the kitchen.  Hope you like it as much as buyers did.  Two open houses, three offers - all over list...   Welcome to 4100 Reinhardt Drive in the Redwood Heights neighborhood of Oakland. You'll fin...
06/20/2009
Staging is not decorating or design; staging is a marketing tool for selling a house and, as such, should be a part of every real estate professional's toolkit.  As in all marketing we want to target our audience and appeal to the largest potential base of that buying demographic.   That is wher...
06/20/2009
Here is a great blog by Nicole Bailey about Green Certified Homes in the San Francisco East Bay where I live and work - she makes some great points we all should heed!Like any early adapter, people are paying more for their Green Certified homes than your average run of the mill resale home. The ...
06/03/2009
Description and Features Chic Home interiors uses lifestyle selling techniques to create that feeling of home that brings the offers rolling in. Staging is a marketing tool for selling a house and, as in all marketing, we want to target our audience and appeal to the largest potential base of th...
06/01/2009
A color consultation for the new home can be a great client gift at the close of escrow.  I have been working on a Color Consultation this week with a new homeowner client.  We are using the Dewey Color System to create a personalized room by room color palette throughout the house. I n a couple ...
06/01/2009
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If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem.  Well, we are the problem.  According to statistics published by the Nature Conservancy, the average family of 4, in a detached home, in North America will generate 110 tons of CO2 annually.  The average family outside of North Ame...
05/19/2009
Well folks, I am constantly reminded how smart I am not... I just spent forty five minutes trying to make a picture of a flier for a class I am teaching and get it ready to put on my blog.  I succeeded at that but totally failed at figuring out how to also say something personal about it... I def...
05/11/2009
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