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Does Curb Appeal Make A Difference When Listing Your Home?

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on May 02, 2018 in  uncategorized
You bet it does! In today’s competitive real estate market, first impressions weigh heavily — and that includes the curb appeal potential buyers observe when initially driving up to a property. Three key ingredients that play into the initial visual impact include the front door, the yard and paint colors. In my years selling real estate, I’ve come to value some trusted strategies for creating curb appeal when marketing your home. The front door signals to many what to expect before you walk ins... read more

Tips on How to Choose a Real Estate Brokerage

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on April 26, 2018 in  uncategorized
Whether you’re a client looking to buy, sell or become a realtor, you must choose a brokerage to work with/for. When you’re looking for a brokerage to work for, I suggest interviewing a few as each firm operates different. I am going to tell you my personal experience in choosing a brokerage to hang my license. I was hired as an assistant for two agents at Coldwell Banker. While I loved my position and working under two of the top agents in Elko, I knew I wanted more. I decided to get my real estate l... read more

5 Steps to Lessen the Stress of the Sale of Your Home

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on April 20, 2018 in  uncategorized
1. Look at your home from the curb What do you see? Cosmetic repairs, even minor ones, can cost you the sale if they’re not taken care of. First impressions are that important and can make all the difference when it comes to a sale. When your home is well-kept, it gives a good first impression. It shows you take great pride in your home. The buyer sees the care you have taken and translates that into less energy and cost for themselves as they prepare to move in.   2. Be aware of how your listing appe... read more
Recently I listed a home in Spring Creek’s Vista Grande (Tract 202), a 1989 single-wide manufactured home not on a foundation. Interested clients asked about financing, so I let them know that non-permanent manufactured homes sell by cash normally, or sometimes by seller financing if the owner is willing to do so, because financing was nearly impossible on this style home. Since the seller did not want to finance, I suggested to clients that, if they didn’t have the cash, maybe they should try to obtain... read more

Red Flags for Home Buyers and Sellers

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on March 28, 2018 in  Coldwell Banker Elko  Home Inspections  Red Flags
I’m Judy Jones and have been a REALTOR for 28 years.   My husband was the Home Inspector for a while, and from him I learned some of the red flags to look for while showing properties with my buyers and listing for my sellers.   Most red flags are part of the physical aspect of the home, however there can also be some as you are in the loan process. I will list just a few for you, as I know long blogs are very boring.  ODORS:   These are not always something in the garbag... read more
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