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Pricing With Confidence

One of the hardest parts of your job as a real estate agent is the ability to price a seller’s home correctly. There are so many variables that go along with accurate pricing and if agents do not consider all of these, they may be costing their sellers thousands of dollars in lost potential sales […]

Ask Denise: The Market’s Time

Q: “Denise, I read your article on the Power of Timing. I have a listing that has been on for about a month now and my sellers are thinking of trying a price reduction this weekend and if it doesn’t work, throwing in the towel and renting it. I am also holding an open house […]

Ask Denise: Awkward Pricing

Q: “Denise, I am about to take a listing that I know is overpriced. It is not significantly overpriced, but it is definitely outside the comfort range. The problem is that our market is so fast right now that I can’t, with good conscience, say that my sellers CAN’T get that price, I just think […]

Ask Denise: Not a Fan Fan

Q: “Denise, I would like to start by saying that I hate ceiling fans. I hate the way they look, I hate sitting in a room with one on me, and when they are on high speed, they freak me out. However, I have a client who will be listing her home this upcoming summer […]

Ask Denise: Experience Book

Q: “Denise, if I added one thing to my listing presentation this year, what would you recommend?” A: An Experience Book. Hands-down, this is one of my favorite tools to have in this market. Choose six to ten of your recent listings, include photos, samples of your marketing for that listing, challenges that were overcome, […]

Ask Denise: Jump-Start a Stalled Farm

Q: “Denise, I have been marketing to a farm area for about six months now and I am very happy with what I am sending out – meaty market info, information on sold properties, etc. It is all stuff that is really relevant to the area. I have had a call, but things just aren’t […]

Why Do Some Homes Sell Faster Than Others? (What Your Sellers Need to Know!)

We have all experienced selling a home that just seems so popular that almost everyone who sees it wants to buy it.  It may not be the biggest home or the nicest home on the block but it has an appeal that can’t quite be explained.  I have seen many of these types of homes […]

Multi-Generational Homes – Big-Time Demand!

mulit-generation family in front of home

Multi-generational homes are increasing in demand across the country. First I want to explain what a multi-generational home is: It is a home that can have multiple families living under one roof in separate spaces. A multi-generational home could house a married couple caring for an older parent, a grandparent living with an adult grandchild, […]

2016 Buyer Preferences

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With each passing year home feature trends shift and change based on buyer demands and lifestyle preferences. Remember when light oak kitchen cabinets were the “in” thing? Today in many areas white kitchen cabinets are the first choice of many buyers and remodelers for its broad appeal. I like to follow the feature trends in […]

Ask Denise: Need More Listings?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, as per your request, I am currently going through my 2015 numbers and comparing the number of buyer solds versus the number of listings sold. I was stunned to learn that I had waaaaay more buyers than sellers. Holy cow, no wonder I am so tired! It is clear that in order to […]

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