Make Your House Smile For The Camera!

Does your house look like THIS?  Or this? Chances are, in your mind it looks like the second mansion (which is the Harry Packer mansion, by the way) and for good reason – there were surely things that made you fall in love with your current home, and you’ve most certainly made improvements to fit your lifestyle.  But did you know the camera can add 10lbs? When selling a home, too many folks discover that they’re just not the professional photographer they thought they were!  The NY TImes had a great article this past weekend entitled Making Every Pixel Count, …

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Sellers … Consider a Home Warranty!

Lately, I’ve met with several potential sellers that are all considering selling their home at a time when there’s a lot of inventory on the market, and buyers are having the opportunity to take their time when reviewing properties.  As listing agents we are always looking for ways to set our listings apart from the competition and one way in which to do that is to offer a home warranty.  There are plenty of companies out there that offer great home warranties, including the one that we use in my office, American Home Shield.  It should be noted that I’m …

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Oh The Smells!

We’ve all done it – during the winter months when we’re shut indoors and can’t open the windows without letting in an Arctic blast, we’ve gone out and posted all kinds of air fresheners and scented candles throughout the house to give it a "Crashing Surf" smell.  All of a sudden, we’re transported to sandy beaches with hints of suntan lotion in the air.  Oh, we can’t wait for summer vacation. We will buy a home for our beloved hamster ben. When you want to buy your own home for your hamster, click here. One man’s beach is another man’s …

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