Category Archives: Tips for Agents

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ONE Idea to Start the New Year

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As 2015 winds down, many people are beginning to seek out goal-setting ideas to kick off the new year, whether it’s within their personal, family, or work life. Simple changes and new resolutions can make all the difference when it comes to improving yourself. So let’s make 2016 the year of YOU, the awesome real estate professional backed by RealtyONEGroup!

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5 Holiday Staging Tips

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Staging a home during the holiday season might sound like a challenge. Holiday home décor often brings a personal touch to each space, making it difficult for the few homebuyers who do venture out during the winter months to envision themselves in your listing. Here are a few home staging tips to help out during the holidays!

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Why Should You Use Videolicious?

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  Many agents may not realize this, but using video as a marketing tool is incredibly powerful in the real estate business. The misconception is that video or online marketing will only lead to an increase in short-term sales, but implementing video and all its additional capabilities can help you establish better long-term sales as well.  Here are the top 5 reasons you should start using Videolicious in your existing online marketing presence:

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How to Sell Homes to Millennials

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Millennials (loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 2000) are now the largest generation in the housing market according to a recent TD Bank Home survey. The survey also reported that 63% of millennials are considering buying a home within the next two years which is a huge increase from previous. However, this newest generation of home buyers are also more resistant to the traditional paths of home selling, having been witness to one of the worst housing crises in years and being burdened with debt. Here are some helpful hints in appealing to the newest type of buyer:

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How to Create an Entryway

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While curb appeal matters, a welcoming entryway gives you a second chance to impress prospective buyers. When selling your  Las Vegas luxury home, it’s important to put yourself into the mind of the buyer. Most high-end buyers want homes to express their values and who they are. A welcoming and attractive entryway lets guests know they are entering the home of someone who appreciates fine architecture, art, family and friends. Because a growing number of buyers value pragmatic features, it’s also important to have an entryway that’s functional. 

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Tips For a Smooth Closing on Short Sales in Las Vegas

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Before you consider short sales in Las Vegas, talk to an experienced Realtor about your timeline and goals. In many cases, it can take a lot longer to get to closing if you are buying a short sale versus a traditional sale in Las Vegas. If a short sale listing perks your interest, your Realtor can find out if the current listing price is bank approved or whether it’s a general starting price put out by the listing agent. A short sale is more challenging if you are juggling a home purchase with a home sale. According to a recent article by washingtonpost.com, there are ways to improve your chances of a smooth house closing. An experienced Realtor can help you jump from the closing on the sale of your home to the closing of the purchase of a new home, minimizing your stress. Unless you plan to make an all-cash deal, prepare for closing with all your mortgage documents so there aren’t any setbacks.

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