Wednesday
December 7, 2016

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  • Freshly painted walls, gleaming wood floorboards, and tightly insulated attics are on many buyers’ wish lists. But some materials, processes, and finishes can make for toxic spaces. Help your buyers and sellers keep their homes healthy.

  • One client’s closet is another client’s playroom. Plant imaginative ideas in your staging and marketing copy demonstrating how outdated rooms and home features can better meet the needs of today’s buyers. 

  • This time of year, many are eager to plan home remodeling projects. Help your clients by making sure you’re ready to share information on the latest materials, products, and systems so they can make their homes more durable, sustainable, energy-efficient, and waterwise. 

  • Sparkling new quartz countertops, polished hardwood floors, stainless steel kitchen appliances. Aren’t your buyers lucky? But when sellers are flippers, a good buyer’s rep should help clients engage in some old-fashioned sleuthing.

  • Conventional real estate wisdom offers paint as an easy and inexpensive decorating tool to transform interior and exterior space. Help your clients find non-toxic options, the right colors, and appealing combinations to achieve their goals.

  • Growing concerns about bug-borne illnesses and overexposure to harmful rays have boosted the appeal of the screened porch, which offers a protected, front-row seat to nature. 

  • Concerns about bug-borne illnesses and overexposure to sun have boosted the appeal of the screened porch, which offers a protected, front-row seat to nature.

  • There’s big buzz these days about the importance of getting enough Z’s for health, happiness, and productivity. Help clients analyze if a master bedroom can incorporate all the essentials to promote a good night’s sleep.

  • With climate becoming less predictable, you can be a lifeline for clients by pointing them toward hardy, carefree landscaping choices.

  • The practice of demolishing a home to build another has changed significantly since the Great Recession. Help buyers understand when it’s smarter to demolish a fixer-upper, rather than remodel it, and learn why it may pay off for you to take on a more active role than the traditional buyer’s rep.