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6 Mistakes When Selling a Home

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on June 28, 2018 in  uncategorized
There are a lot of things that can go wrong when you are a homeowner selling your home. Today I am going to discuss the six biggest mistakes:   1. Picking the wrong agent.  The right agent is going to answer the phone and respond in a timely manner. They will also know the homes in the market area because of their experience and be honest and straightforward as opposed to just agreeing so you hear what you like.   2. Overpricing your home. Pricing is everything. Even a home that has poo... read more

Home Staging Do's and Don'ts

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on June 21, 2018 in  uncategorized
Hi, I’m Sandra Avila with Coldwell Banker, Algerio Q-Team Realty in Elko, NV and I am here to provide some helpful insight for staging a home. When selling a home, first impressions matter. In fact, a Coldwell Banker survey found that staged homes sell twice as fast. Here’s a list of staging Do’s and Don’ts to help you prepare your property for listing. Do Think about curb appeal. You need buyers to want to come in. In the summer, basic landscaping, such as mowing the lawn or removing w... read more

Myths About Real Estate Agents--What's True? What's Not?

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on June 15, 2018 in  uncategorized
There are so many ideas about what real estate agents do, how they do it, what they tell you and how much they make, and so many of those ideas are just plain wrong. There are lots of Internet sites that list the true and not so true about agents, so obviously there’s a bunch of curiosity and a lot of misunderstanding. Here’s my take on some of the ideas I’ve heard: 1) Real Estate Agents Make Tons of Money We wish! Nationwide, average annual income for agents is less than $36,000 a year. In... read more

Questions you have been afraid to ask your Realtor

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on June 11, 2018 in  uncategorized
Last week I found a great article on questions sellers may have for their Real Estate Agent, but may be afraid to ask. published an article titles "16 Real Estate Questions You Have Been Afraid to Ask a Realtor". A few highlights from this article include questions about selling your home as is, if replacing the carpet is a necessity, and decorating your home for the holidays while it is for sale. While I make it my job to make sure you are comfortable asking me all of these questions and ... read more
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