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My definition of success: Being a Great Mother, A Great Wife, and a Great Real Estate Agent


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Hide Yo Kids, Hide Yo Wife, and Hide Yo Stuff!

When selling your house, you must de-clutter and remove anything that distracts the potential buyer. Buyers must be able to picture themselves living in the house. If all they notice is the ‘stuff’ or distracting objects, they are not getting the full experience and it will be difficult to get an offer.

If you have any questions about getting your house ready to sell leave a message below, or e-mail me. Anna-Marie@ERA-King.com

Say NO to Clip Art!

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For most families, their house is their biggest investment. Don’t rely on such antique and cheesy ways to market that investment. Clip art and borders are not necessary to sell a house, in fact they distract from the product you are trying to put out there.

Questions or comment? Leave a message below or you can always e-mail me at Anna-Marie!ERA-King.com

Oh Yeah, We Tight…

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I was reading Rob Hahn’s blog post over the weekend about Agent to Agent Relationships. It got me thinking about those relationships and the importance as a seller to know your agents reputation among the realtor community. Use of technology and marketing are important, but so is their relationship with other agents. If you have any questions or comments leave a message below or you can always e-mail me: Anna-Marie@ERA-King.com

Seller Tip: Put the Lid Down

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I am still surprised at how many homes I show and the lid is up. It’s hard to explain the feeling when you are showing a home and this mishap has occurred. It’s very uncomfortable, like leaving the dresser drawer open. It’s an easy thing for a seller to do to make sure their house looks the best, and yet it’s often forgotten. If you have any questions or comments, leave a message below or you can e-mail me at Anna-Marie@Era-King.com

What is THAT Smell?

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As a seller it is important to be aware of the smells in your house. Here are three examples of places odor can linger which are often overlooked. If you have any questions you can leave a message below or e-mail me: Anna-Marie@ERA-King.com


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Don’t be Lazy, Twist the Blinds!

When you are selling a home (or all the time for that matter) you always want your house to look it’s best. This a really easy tip for home owners to make sure their house is always looking it’s best by being nice and bright! If you have any questions or comments leave a reply below or you can e-mail me: anna-marie@era-king.com


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Oh, If they were all like ‘Million Dollar Listing’

I was stuck at home for couple of days this past week and had the opportunity to catch up on some ‘quality’ television. I watched ‘Million Dollar Listing’ back to back to back and I was amazed at how every offer they got was cash and how the price was the only thing ever negotiated. None of the agents featured ever went over the process after the contract was ratified! If you have questions or comments leave a message below or you can e-mail me. Anna-Marie@ERA-King.com