“Eye Appeal; Buy Appeal”
Tom Hamburger, retired Commander in the Navy Reserves, now with Prudential Georgia Realty in Roswell, GA., gives real estate tips for selling a home. First impressions are everything, as Tom gives us tips on making our home property look its best for selling.
Real Estate Tips
Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services joins a very special Designing Spaces Military Makeover Show sponsored by General Motors. The Military Makeover was created to lend a helping hand to families who have served our country and that are facing tough times. Through the non-profit organization Operation Homefront, Designing Spaces along with the help of Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services were able to help a wonderful family.
Part one of the Military Makeover show features Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin Stephens along with his wife Kristine and their three children, Jesse, Isaiah and Hannah. Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services is one of North America’s leading real estate brokerage and through its Military Advantage program connects with America’s armed services. Since the special series centers on renovating a home for a military family, our expertise throughout the process will really help.
Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services, like its Prudential Financial parent, cares about the military. Their helpful Military Advantage program is one of a kind in the industry and demonstrates their commitment to America’s service personnel.
Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services Tips: (Listing and Marketing Properties By Tom Hamberger Prudential Georgia Realty- Atlanta, GA)
By following these steps you create desirability and support for the price of your property. You’re not just “another” home on the market.
1. PREPERATION TO SELL---Your home should say “I’m loved and cared for.”
* Make repairs to tile
* Clean carpet
* Re-work Hardwood floors
* Eliminate Odors
* Clean out closets and cupboards
* Clean and organize basement and garage
* Repair cracks and stains
* Repair leaking faucets
2. CREATING EYE APPEAL AND BUY APPEAL--- You only get ONE first impression.
* Make exterior inviting
* Clean and sweep sidewalks
* Pressure wash if necessary
* Trim lawn, shrubs and tree branches
* Make windows sparkle
* Clear off countertops
* Remove fingerprints
* Replace burned out light bulbs
3. STAGING A PROPERTY---Show like a “model” home!
* Repaint to neutral colors throughout
* Shine fixtures and tile in baths and kitchen
* Proper furniture placement
* De-clutter and de-personalize
* Open blinds and shades to allow natural light
* Update lighting and plumbing fixtures
4. SHOWCASING/MARKETING---Accentuate the positive
* High quality photography
* Use the right angles, lighting and exposure
* Narrated Virtual Tour
* Highlight selling and value added features
* Quality “take-away” literature
* Agent website- eye catching and user friendly
* Extensive internet exposure (over 3000 links)
Prudential Real Estate offers: Prudential Real Estate Military Advantage Program, Online Seller Advantage® and Online Seller Advantage®-- collectively, they are Online Advantage. For more information, please visit http://www.prudentialrealestate.com.
(Pompano Beach, FL) O2 Media’s award winning home improvement show Designing Spaces along with their friends at Chevrolet present the Military Makeover Special. This month Designing Spaces has teamed up with respected companies from around the country to lend a helping hand to the families of those who have served. These are families just like many found across the nation that are facing tough times. But with families like the Stephens, there is a loved one who has made the commitment to defend the United States of America. Make sure to tune in September 8th at 7:30am (ET/PT) as they air on Lifetime Television.
In this special Military Makeover edition Designing Spaces enlists the help of Durofix (www.durofix.com), Prudential Real Estate (www.prudential.com/realestate), Springs Global (www.springs.com) and General Motors (www.chevrolet.com). As the official Military Makeover Team they will show their appreciation for Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin Stephens along with his wife Kristine and their three children, Jesse, Isaiah and Hannah with a home makeover. Kevin joined the U.S. Navy in 2003. He is currently a Petty Officer 2nd Class. He has served on the U.S.S. George Washington CVN 73 and the U.S.S. Leyte Gulf CG 55. He served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom as well as participating the African Partnership 2008-2009. Kevin serves as an Interior Communications specialist (IC) -- and is currently on recruiting orders in West Palm Beach, FL.
The Stephens family was selected for the Designing Spaces Military Makeover with the help of Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization that provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors.
Lysa Liemer, ‘Designing Spaces’ Executive VP of Programming and Chief Operating Officer, says, “We are honored to have the opportunity to help those who are helping our country. We are also proud to work with our friends and allies like Operation Homefront to find families who could use something extra. Our goal is to show our appreciation by making their lives go a little smoother-- while the head of the household is serving the country and preserving the freedoms we all too often take for granted.”
Join the entire Designing Spaces Military Makeover Team as they spend time at the Stephens home, giving it that something extra that will improve the lifestyle of everyone inside. For more information please visit http://www.designingspaces.tv.
About Designing Spaces: The TV show is a half-hour informative series that inspires viewers to make every space count and instructs them on the smartest ways to make their homes more beautiful and functional. To view a show online, just go to www.designingspaces.tv. If you have a great idea for a story, or want to be a part of the show please contact Lysa Liemer at email@example.com.
About O2 Media: Based in Pompano Beach, Fla., O2 Media is a national television production company and pioneer of the branded entertainment industry. Since its inception O2 Media has engaged, entertained and educated viewers with such reputable shows as The Balancing Act, www.thebalancingact.com and Designing Spaces, www.designingspaces.tv on Lifetime Television. The company has earned hundreds of industry awards for revolutionizing the way brands engage with consumers on television. O2 Media provides unmatched marketing value to its clients while producing quality content for its growing national viewership through Brandutainment™. Household brands and blue chip companies alike, continue to depend on O2 Media for effectively communicating their message to consumers. For more information, visit http://www.o2mediainc.com.
For information on becoming a content partner for The Balancing Act or Designing Spaces, contact O2 Media Inc. at Brandutainment@o2mediainc.com.