- Nov 11, 2018
Keeping Your Home Market-Ready: Where Should the Money Go?
As a specialist in both home sales and Masters rentals, I visit MANY homes in the Augusta area. There are key features I am looking for during each visit, features that make a home both inviting for the current owners and easily marketable for a weekly rental or a permanent sale. Your home is your most valuable asset. So where should your money go? 1. Upkeep. Fix things as they break. Don't let a leak, a broken oven, a dripping faucet sit there. Replace ceiling bulbs a
- Nov 4, 2018
Owner's Remorse, or....You Can't Take It With You
I was recently standing at a client's front door with a granite contractor. I was listing the things we were doing to the house to get it ready to sell. He smiled and said, "They won't want to leave when it's done. They never do. They always say, 'Why didn't we do this earlier so WE could enjoy it?'" There is such truth in that statement. One of the things I love about my job is the amazing transformations I create for my clients, but I know, like a good psychologist, the
- Nov 1, 2018
One of the goals of staging a home for sale is to create serene spaces. Our daily lives within our homes rarely reflect calm and quiet, but most buyers are hoping to encounter a space that makes them feel that the potential for rest is evident. The same goes for those searching for a golf rental. Try to see your room through a lens. As a photographer, I am always seeing balance of light and weight, the play of symmetry, and the arrangement of furniture which draws one in.