Today, we discuss a simple, but serious, topic: getting your home ready for the market. The busy spring real estate season is right around the corner, so there is no better time to start thinking about what you need to do in order to achieve your selling goals.
Everything you’ve heard about first impressions is true, especially when it comes to selling.Your home needs to be decluttered, so potential buyers see your home as one that stands out from the competition.
When you’re getting ready to take the home to the market, you want to bring in a professional who can take a look at your home from a design standpoint and maybe even do a little bit of light staging. Our job is to position your home to get top dollar, and we bring professional staging and photography to the table to make that happen.
We don’t want to overspend to get a property sold – one of our biggest goals is to recover the money spent marketing the home as part of the sale price. If you have questions about how we can help you maximize the value of your home, don’t hesitate to give us a call or shoot us an email. We would love to hear from you!
Professional New Jersey Realtor Associate Patrick C. Southern, is a seasoned veteran boasting 20+ solid years of experience (and has been a top producing agent for the past 10 years consecutively). Presently, Patrick is procuring sales in a wide range of areas across North Jersey and is the #1 producing realtor in Hudson County with over 2000 homes sold throughout his career to date. Impressively, in today's rapidly changing real estate market Patrick's business has actually increased by 20% every year for the past 4 years.
Patrick's success in closing transactions can be attributed to a multitude of significant factors including his exceptional work ethic, his continuous effort to educate himself in his field daily, his highly qualified team (including buyer's agent & transaction manager) and his extraordinary database of resources in his fie ld, related to his field and beyond.
Being a lifelong NJ resident, experienced realtor, property owner and investor himself, Patrick has a deep rooted understanding of the NJ market; but most importantly, Patrick always has his clients’ best interest in mind and by setting realistic goals Patrick is able to not just list your home but ultimately sell your home. Patrick is best known for his proactive approach to sales and his undeniable ability to get the job done.
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"We began our home search with Shaye Lastra in Spring 2013. After speaking with several realtors, Shaye was the person we wanted to work with because she had an exceptionally work ethic, and was very knowledgeable about the area and process.
Shaye and her team showed my husband and I several homes, and helped us put in several offers (we were out-bid). Shaye was very organized and thorough, and constantly checked in and followed up with us, which was very important as we were searching for a property in an extremely competitive market. She was very easy to reach and always available (even on nights and weekends), and was prompt with returning calls when she was not able to pick up the phone herself.
In the end, we purchased a home through a different realty company because the seller had an exclusive contract through a different broker. Shaye fully encouraged us to pursue the home, despite the fact that this would mean the loss of a sale for her and we had been working with her for months. She even put us in touch with a realtor within the other company whom she trusted.
Even though she was no longer our realtor, Shaye kept in touch with us throughout. Due to the rapport we had built, we called her several times throughout the purchasing process to ask for advice when our realtor was on vacation, and when we needed an unbiased opinion. I am sorry that we were not able to finish the process with Shaye, but we are so grateful for having begun the process with her. I highly recommend Shaye for anyone looking to purchase a home in the Jersey City/Hoboken area."