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Ask Denise: That 70’s Paneling

How to advize clients to make modifications

Q: “Denise, I have a listing with terrible 70’s paneling in the living room. I have asked the sellers to remove it, but they have been hesitant to do so. I know that if they do this the house will sell. How do I convince them to remove it so the house will sell?” A: […]

Buying to Renovate: What Your Clients Need to Know!

Many buyers are finding themselves having a hard time purchasing the type of home they initially began searching for. Often they are faced with a decision to alter their criteria and even their price expectations. Many areas are experiencing severe inventory shortages, leading some buyers to make the decision to remain in their homes and […]

Ask Denise: Hiring a contractor

Denise Lones

Q: “Denise, I am thinking about hiring a contractor to do a little remodeling in my laundry room. If the contractor does a good job, I would have no problem recommending him or her to my clients. However, I am reading through the online reviews of some of my top picks and each has one […]

Renovation Mistakes You Don’t Want Your Clients to Make

Many of your potential seller clients are opting to do “minor” renovations before they put their homes on the market to sell.  They believe that these renovations will bring them big returns. However, that can be the opposite of what really ends up happening because they fail to do their research and planning before they […]

Imperfect Homes in Otherwise Perfect Areas

purple home amidst tan ones

I cannot tell you the number of times I have worked with a buyer who had a “discerning eye”. Or to put it more bluntly… who were “picky”! And well they should be! They are about to make what is likely their biggest investment to date. However, when “picky” gives way to “unrealistic” then it […]

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