Marketing Your Home

Our goal when marketing your home is to gain as much exposure in the market as possible. Increased exposure in the housing market will put your home in front of the greatest number of potential buyers. The most effective strategy tools that we incorporate in marketing include: -Printed materials such as feature sheets that contain…

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Celebrate! Holidays and Festivals In and Around Rochester!

Take a peek at the festivals and fun going on this month and start planning which events you want to clear your calendar for. Lagniappe November 20th Join the merchants of downtown Rochester when they offer their customers Lagniappe (Creole for “a little something extra”) in appreciation for their support throughout the year! Big, Bright…

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What is the difference between a REALTOR® and a Licensee?

A few people ask me if there is a difference between a Realtor and a Real Estate Licensee. The primary reasons to hire an agent are obvious–home purchases or listings of a home are significant and it is a process. Therefore, it’s a relief and an assurance to have an agent who will walk you through…

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Client Appreciation- “Annual Clear the Clutter Day”

We want to give back to our clients by offering document shredding services, hot chocolate,snacks and a free gift for the first 100 clients! Clean out your files, get rid of clutter and come have some fun with Caron Koteles. Click: Facebook to sign up! Can’t Wait to see you there!

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Top 10 Things You Should NOT Do When Buying a Home…

If you’re thinking of becoming a new homeowner, make sure you’ve got the following 10 tips in the bag… – Don’t change your job before submitting a loan inquiry for a home loan.  Along with that, now is not the right time to become self-employed or quit your job. You want to show lenders stability,…

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What Happens When the Home You Want to Buy Has Mold?

Just recently, I was showing a buyer a home and during the home inspection. The inspector mentioned that there was mold in the attic. Just the word “mold” scares many home buyers and sellers. Many mold problems are cheaper to fix than most realize. Almost every home gets mold infestations. The trick is to mold remediation…

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Downsizing The Family Home

Maybe your 4 bedroom, 3,000 sq ft home may seem a little too large and you are thinking of downsizing to a smaller 1,600 or 1,800 sq ft House or Condo. Deciding to downsize is a HUGE decision!Here’s our take on what you should consider if you’re thinking about downsizing your home… Earlier Retirement There…

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