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Ask Denise: Investing in Branding

Q: “Denise, I know I need to develop a brand for a whole lot of reasons. But what is holding me back is the cost. I have heard it can cost thousands and thousands of dollars and I just don’t have that kind of cash!” A: I can’t speak to what other companies charge, but […]

Ask Denise: Professional Photography

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I would really like to use a professional photographer, but I usually sell around the $200,000 price point. So at 3% profit, I gross $6,000, but half of that goes to my managing broker. At the end of the day, I barely have enough left over for me, let alone a photographer who […]

Ask Denise: Seller Needs More than Market Price

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise what do I do if a seller tells me that they don’t have enough money to sell their home at what we have determined is market price?  A:  This is a question and a reality that comes up often. Frankly, if a seller truly does not have the money to sell then there […]

Ask Denise: Seller Disappointed by Market Price

Denise Lones

Q:  I just had a listing presentation and presented a CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) to a couple who thought they would be able to get hundreds of thousands of dollars more for their home than they can in this market. They were banking on this home to allow them to retire. I feel terrible – […]

In the News

Rolled up Newspaper

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Producer Price Indexes (PPI) for April. The index shows that there have been declines overall, but after sharp increases it was nice to see the price of lumber finally coming down. The recovery has not been kind to the price of lumber and this recent decline could […]

Do “For Sale By Owner” Listings Really Save Money? By Denise Lones

I’m sure you’ve seen the signs—“For Sale By Owner”—or FSBO as it’s sometimes called. Many people think they can do better selling their home on their own, supposedly saving the commission they would pay to a real estate agent. But the truth is that without the power of a real estate agent plugged into the […]

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