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Stacy Sheeley

8 Signs of a Good Agent Worth Selling Your Home

Not all real estate agents are equal. An analysis of 27 million transactions reveals that the top 5% of real estate agents sell homes for 10% more than the average agent.  That means that working with a subpar agent could lose you up to $25,000 on a $250,000 home deal — a considerable loss. With over 14,000 Agents in Las Vegas, there is no shortage to choose from.  But how do you know if a real estate agent is a top producer or an average Joe? Here are eight signs of a good real estate agent who can carry you

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Stacy Sheeley

Is Listing Your Home During Holiday Season a Good Idea?

If you’re on the fence about listing your home for sale during this holiday season, don’t be. It’s a strong seller’s market. Key Points *Sellers often wait to list until spring. But this year isn’t like others. *Homeowners who want or need to sell during the 2021 holiday season probably won’t have too much competition. *Historically low interest rates have fueled the increase in buyer demand for homes. But rates are expected to rise in 2022. The holiday season is typically not peak listing time for real estate. But the current situation, namely a super-low supply of homes coupled with

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Stacy Sheeley

We have decided to sell our home. What comes next?

Once the decision is made to sell your home, the big question is – what now? Most homeowner’s are interviewing two or three Realtors to potentially list their home.  I would say that I get hired because of the answer to their first question:  “what do you want us to do?’  I have a reputation for breaking records in communities and I think its a direct reflection of how we present and market the house. How to Prepare The Edit – What does your family value and what is important?  You will need to go through each room and closet. 

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Stacy Sheeley

Why Remodel Your Kitchen in White

The Future-Proof Kitchen.  The median price of remodeling a kitchen is $60,000.  So how do you make sure the changes you make won’t look dated in a few years? Stick With White White has remained the top choice of the National Kitchen and Bath Association’s annual survey for years.  It’s a bright color that reflects light and makes even small kitchens feel large.  It also evokes a clean feeling.  “White” can be anything from ivory, off-white, bright white, to cream.  It’s my personal favorite and I see this look almost exclusively in brand new, high-end, custom homes. Choose Shaker-Style Cabinets

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Stacy Sheeley

10 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

When you first put your home on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale with lots of offers.  While you shouldn’t panic if it doesn’t sell the moment you list it, you should worry if months have passed and there aren’t any realistic offers.  If this is the case, here are 10 reasons why it may not be selling: 1.       You overvalued your property.  If your house is overpriced, its simply not going to sell.  Compare your property to other similar homes that have sold within the last 120 days to get a better idea of its

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Stacy Sheeley

Does Your Home Have Curb Appeal?

When preparing your home to sell – you need curb appeal!  Here are some tips to help you get ready! To have great Curb Appeal, you must look at your home through “buyer’s eyes.” Buyer’s eyes give you a realistic view of your home, enabling you to ask questions such as, Is this what Buyers want to see?  Does your home make a strong impact and encourage a sale, or prematurely have people cross it off their list? As you probably guessed, the exterior of your home is the first impression people get when pulling up.  What is your first

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Stacy Sheeley

The Importance of Lighting

Lighting Is one of the most important elements that transform a room into a seamless combination of functionality and style.  The placement and type of lighting is an important aspect that works in conjunction to the entire room.  It is also my favorite accessory, in fact, I designed my own new home around the lighting fixtures that I had chosen. The right lighting can make a room feel bigger even if its small and cramped as well as make a dark room bright and cheery.  It amazed me when I went to sell my last home and it had (much

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10 Home Renovations Return on Investment

Best and Worst Return on Investment when Remodeling Your Home Remodeling may be a labor of love, but it’s also an investment that can seriously boost the value of your home.  Only by how much? Well, according to Remodeling Magazine’s 2016 Cost vs Value Report you’ll recoup an average of 64% of what you paid for a renovation if you sell your home this year (written in 2016). To arrive at these figures, Remodeling asked consultants in various markets to estimate the average cost for 30 home improvement projects, from adding a bathroom to replacing a roof. Then, they asked real estate agents

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Stacy Sheeley

Tips from the Pro – Easy Steps to Sell your Home

Listing Your Home – Part 5   Cleaning This is one of the most important steps to selling your home for top dollar.  Potential Buyers must get the impression that its like a brand-new “model” home.  It also conveys a message that you have taken care of and loved your home.  If the kitchen has sticky counters and lots of dirty appliances on the counter top, people will be scared to look in the drawers and pantry.  If your bathroom has anything less than gleaming glass and mirrors, Buyer’s will be afraid to look past the shower curtain.  Your home

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