QUESTIONS TO ASK AT AN INTERVIEW TO LIST YOUR HOUSE WITH A REAL ESTATE AGENT

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Whether you are preparing to list your home now or in the future, here are some questions to ask as you meet with your real estate agent/ advisor.

  1. What do you think makes our home distinctive and how will this influence how you market our home?
  2. How do you network with local realtors to increase their awareness of a home that you market?
  3. How do you market properties online?
  4. How many photos do you suggest for our home?
  5. What is your negotiating philosophy?
  6. How do you decide on the best pricing strategy?
  7. Can you give me examples of when you sold a property for significantly more than your fellow agents thought was possible?
  8. How do you determine the right marketing mix?
  9. What are the pros and cons to having open houses?
  10. What makes you and your company different from your competitors?
  11. Are you more focused on selling more homes, or selling homes for more?
  12. Do you provide staging guidance and if so do you charge for this service?
  13. What recommendations would you make that would make my home more attractive and more in demand to homebuyers?
  14. What sources of quality prospects do you have access to?

 

Essence of a “Lake Home”

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You’ll feel like you found the essence of a ”lake home” here, with everything from the heat pump, roof, kitchen and bathrooms updated and modern. Everything you need for one level living is available, with the master bedroom, cherry kitchen with granite, laundry, office, living room with cathedral ceilings and stone gas log fireplace found on the entry level. The lower level offers additional bedrooms, living space and a workshop. Located in a peaceful and quiet cove on Smith Mountain Lake, off Craddock Creek. Everything inside and out has been diligently cared for and maintained, in pristine condition. Brand NEW AMANA Heatpump, with propane back up and roof replaced in 2012, move right in and enjoy all the upgrades that have been done for you.

A tempting buy at Smith Mountain Lake

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A tempting buy for the lake lover who’s seeking the part of Smith Mountain Lake that is in calm, shallow, prize winning fishing waters, ideal for both kayaks or canoes. Just minutes from Westlake amenities and deep water by boat. This home will become your ideal family gathering place, with many options for the full or part time resident, giving you space to entertain both inside and out. You chose whether to entertain indoors in the open, spacious kitchen and living area, the screened porch or outdoors on the expansive Trex decking that feels like you own your own personal park and place to escape, the fire pit area or on the dock. Explore the possibilities to care for guests and family with two living areas, five decorated bedrooms, and handicap accessible doorways with all the appointments and finishes that you could hope for including 9 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, granite, stainless steel appliances and ceramic tile. You’ll feel the warmth of a decorators choice in paint colors and decor, which could be purchased if you desired- move right in, hassle free.

One of the best waterfront choices for $415,000

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Come and enjoy the view and great water depth at this private, waterfront home located in a quiet community just a few minutes from all of the conveniences of Westlake. The floor plan allows family and friends to have their own space, with the master on the entry level and two bedrooms on the upper level. Choose to gather while enjoying the view in one of the two family rooms; the main level offers cathedral ceilings and a fireplace, while the lower level offers great space with an additional full bath. The community pool and cabana are sure to please. A full list of upgrades and features available. Subtle nuances on the interior and the beautiful flowering trees and plantings make this home a delight!

Relax, Rejuvenate and Unwind at 49 Brooke Drive, Union Hall VA

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Located in one of the most beautiful communities on Smith Mountain Lake, this Cottage at Contentment Island offers maintenance free living and is furnished on the upper and lower levels, ready for you to move right in. The spacious and well thought out floor plan offers room to entertain large groups of family, friends and guests while all enjoying their own space. Relax and take in the lakes ambiance on your extended, over-sized deck and in the evening watch the sun set without needing to use shades. You’ll appreciate the amenities the community offers: a walking path, pool, tennis and your own boat slip with storage. View the pictures and video to capture the essence of the finishes and quality of the home which is like new, only being used a few weeks out of the year.

Serene and Tranquil in a No Wake Cove

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The perfect combination of privacy and seclusion yet so accessible and only minutes from shopping, drug stores, restaurants and medical providers. Nestled on over 2 acres and surrounded by trees, delight in the beauty of the water and wildlife. Swim, kayak or canoe without worry in your no wake, very private cove or sunbathe on your party deck. Hardwood flooring, Granite Kitchen and stone fireplace with a very neutral palette, ready to make your own. Plenty of room for family or guests and an additional kitchenette on lower level. 

Just Listed! 310 Pelican Drive Union Hall, VA

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SOLD! IN JUST 8 DAYS!

Welcome to the serene, tranquil South Side of Smith Mountain Lake. Wake up every morning to the warmth of the suns rays or stay in bed just a little longer and enjoy the comfort of your personal fireplace in the entry level master. Sip a cup of coffee with the ones you love as you bask in the spectacular mountain and lake views. From the deck or boathouse you can watch sailboats from the Blackwater Yacht Racing Association get ready to race. Whether you need private additional space for family or guests or would appreciate extra office, workshop or crafting areas, this home has it all. Intelligently and judiciously designed, you’ll fall in love with your new place to call home. Start your memories here today.

Call me today to schedule a showing or if you have further questions about this beautiful property! (540)-263-0202