(Norfolk VA ~ Real Estate) Regardless of the listing price, for a home to sell in today’s market, it must have professional photographs or your Realtor must take the pictures with a high quality digital camera. As more buyers begin their home search online, how your property presents visually will determine the number of showings and activity you receive.
The Hampton Roads MLS allows 32 photos per listing, and many of the secondary search engines, such as Zillow and Realtor.com display additional images for featured properties. This is a trend we saw in 2007, due to the high numbers of online buyers, and it is here to stay.
So, how can you ensure your home is shown in the best possible way with photos? The first step is to clean your home and remove all clutter. The countertops in the kitchen and baths should be completely free of items; this includes small appliances. Also, be sure to put away any refrigerator magnets. Continue reading →
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Norfolk, VA – Before you begin a home renovation, ask your Realtor how it will affect the value and marketability of your home in the future. While most Norfolk real estate agents agree that location is still the most powerful selling point, buyers also consider condition and property updates. “No renovation guarantees a home will sell”, states Shannon Allen Realtor with Judy Boone Realty in Norfolk, VA. “However, sellers can make property improvements that appeal to the majority of buyers.”
Here are the top four home updates that attract buyers and translate into a quicker sale for sellers in Norfolk VA Continue reading →
Most home buyers in Norfolk VA start their real estate search on-line, and if your home’s listing only has a few photographs or if the pictures aren’t quality, buyers will quickly move on to the next property.
“In real estate, a picture is worth a thousand words,” explains Shannon Allen, Norfolk VA Realtor, “And including several attractive quality photos in the listing is the best way for your home to stand-out and attract buyers”. Continue reading →
Norfolk, VA – If you are putting your house on the market for sale and have pets, it’s important to take the necessary steps to ensure the presences of your pet does not turn-off prospective buyers. Ideally, when you leave for a scheduled showing, it’s best to take your pet with you. When this is not possible, here are a few steps you can take to provide a pet-friendly showing. Continue reading →
Norfolk VA – If you are thinking of buying or selling your Norfolk VA home, now may be the best time to enter the real estate market because baby-boomers are selling, and first-time home buyers are buying.
“The opportunity for both buyers and sellers is optimal with the current supply and demand,” says Shannon Allen, Realtor with Judy Boone Realty, in Norfolk VA. Continue reading →
Ocean View Norfolk, VA – Waterfront condo sales continue to rise in East Ocean View and Ocean View. Properties along The Chesapeake Bay are extremely popular with home buyers in Norfolk VA. Residents enjoy relaxing on the beach, listening to the surf, dining at local eateries, attending community events, and having front row seats to incredible sunrises and sunsets. Continue reading →