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My broker used to be frustrated when I told him that I had gotten new listings but they wouldn't be active for 2-3 weeks. Now that he knows they average less than a week on the market, he understands that proper preparation before hand dramatically reduces the stress and time on market, while als...
11/06/2013
It's important for sellers to understand that the home should generally not be removed prior to the removal of all contingencies, including inpsection and appraisal. This is because the deal can still fall through and to do otherwise may create more costs and fees for the seller. All of the furni...
10/16/2013
I remember when I got my real estate license in Jacksonville 2 years ago telling my broker that I had a lead on a condo listing. He asked me if that was something I wanted to 'get into'. I was confused because having had my license since 2005 in SC, working on condos wasn't really different than ...
10/15/2013
Painting is one of the best things you can do when preparing to sell your home. Fresh paint using modern colors can transform almost any space, helping buyers to believe there is more value. This is how existing homes compete with new construction. The Tuscan look was becoming main stream only a ...
10/06/2013
It is not the job of the Realtor to decide if the home should be staged, it is the responsibility of the seller to decide. An agent should bring all of the information to the table to allow them to make an informed decision. Whether or not the seller decides to stage is their decision, but a stag...
10/06/2013
This week I had the unfortunate task of having to discuss an adjustment of list price with a seller. Two months ago I was brought in a co-listing agent on an existing and unsold listing because of my home staging and online marketing talents. It was on a the market about a year when I came in. Th...
09/28/2013
Thinking of buying or selling a home in Jacksonville Beach but wondering how the market is performing? Today's real estate market report will focus on how Jacksonville Beach is performing compared to the general Jacksonville market. Hopefully this information will allow you to make an educated de...
09/10/2013
I love this blog by Margaret Gehr. It really showcases how small changes can have a tremendous impact on the way a property is shown. Sellers may love their home exactly what it is, but changing it up and updating the decor can often mean more money. We see it all the time on MLS. Homes that have...
08/21/2013
The market in St Johns, FL is heating up and we are breaking records in our Watson real estate office. In a very exciting announcement in our Tuesday morning meeting this week, closed sales for the month of June 2013 shattered all of the previous year's records with a whopping $20 million in resi...
07/03/2013
Hey Lurkers... yeah you. You know, those of you who read blogs but never comment on them. Oh, and also those of you who just do the, "This is great." comments. Did you know that having a strong opinion on things and expressing them, even ones that are contrary can sometimes bring opportunities? N...
06/15/2013
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Author Bio: Melissa Marro, Home Staging Industry leader, Realtor, and entrepreneur offers a unique perspective on New Home Construction, Resale Residential Real Estate, and Home Staging