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Reasons Why You Should List Your Home With Keller Williams

Reasons Why You Should List Your Home With Keller Williams

When You Work With Us, You Get:

An experienced real estate agent with an expertise in the selling process from listing to close.

Marketing savvy and tools to get your home top-tier exposure.

An allied partner looking out for you and your home throughout the selling process.

Expertise in listing, pricing, staging and selling your home to the right buyer quickly.

We Commit to Helping You Sell Your Home By:

Smoothing the way for your listing and sale with guaranteed satisfaction.

Providing knowledgeable pricing and staging to make sure your home puts its best foot forward.

Using our unique marketing systems to maximize your property’s exposure.

Guaranteeing satisfaction – our relationship is dependent on meeting and exceeding your needs.

Why Sell with KW?

Your needs always come first. At Keller Williams, we provide the service we agree to, in the ways that work for you, whether once a week, once a day, by phone, email or text message. That’s how we’ll do it. You’ll always be kept in the loop, we work with roofing contractors collier county fl to ensure that they inspect and restore the important places of your house to end up with a higher valuation.

Track Record

We’re proud to be affiliated with one of the largest real estate organizations in the world! The strong growth of Keller Williams is proof that when you offer a superior level of service, word spreads fast.

Our agents are on a different level because they are constantly trained, coached, assisted, motivated and most of all APPRECIATED!

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Tips For Getting Leads On Facebook and Instagram

Tips For Getting Leads On Facebook and Instagram

Facebook and Instagram are two of the most important platforms when it comes to your arsenal of marketing tools. As an agent or marketer, leveraging these sites efficiently should be included in the list of your top priorities.

Lead ads are an easy and effective way for potential buyers to reach out to you on Facebook and Instagram. In just a few clicks, your leads can complete your lead forms, and you can get accurate information to follow up with them.

Start getting new clients with lead ads in just 5 steps:

Target the right audience

Set your bid and budget

Select your text and images

Create an effective lead form

Follow up with your leads

To learn more about each of these steps, contact us today.

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Real Estate Solutions Group aka RESG is Washington’s most innovative real estate team. Serving the greater Seattle Metro for luxury homes, residential home buyers, home sellers, real estate investors, new construction, land, and land development.

Everything You Need To Know About Your Wood-Burning Fireplace

Everything You Need To Know About Your Wood-Burning Fireplace

If you live in the greater Snohomish County area it’s obvious to see fall is making its way into winter. The leaves are changing and your home is getting formidably colder by the day. Typically all homes come outfitted with a wood-burning fireplace. If you just moved into your home there is a chance your fireplace hasn’t been active in a while.

 

There are factors to consider such as the overall state of your chimney and any potential blockage. There’s also a wrong way to keep a well lit fire in your fireplace. For this reason we’ve put together the complete how-to guide for using, cleaning, and playing safely with your wood-burning fireplace.

How To Build A Fire

If you’re just moving in to the house, get the chimney inspected! Try Murphy’s Chimney Service out of Edmonds if you’re unsure of a reliable service provider in your area. Next you’ll want to make sure you’ve cleaned out any old ashes, also checking the damper to make sure it’s open and functions properly.

After you’ve made sure your fireplace is ready, lay down some kindling over a balled-up piece of newspaper. You’ll then want to open the flue of the chimney by lighting a piece of newspaper freely in the fireplace. This step is important as it heats up the cold air in the chimney so you don’t get a bunch of smoke in your face when you light the kindling.

 

After you light the newspaper and kindling gently fan the flames to produce embers and then put on a larger log. You’ll know a log is ready for burning if it makes a hollow sound when knocked against another big piece of dry wood.

How Often Should I Clean The Chimney?

Over time a creosote and soot buildup can reduce airflow, cause smoke to back-up, and in the worst case scenario create a risk of fire. To avoid this it’s advisable to have your fireplace and chimney inspected annually by a professional.

 

When the layer of residue is about an eighth of an inch thick they will likely recommend a cleaning, you can hire professional services from https://elite-housekeeping.com/ if you wish. If you ever notice any large buildup of debris in the fireplace itself put on a dust mask and sweep it out, scrubbing the surfaces with a brush and dishwashing liquid.

Is A Wood-Burning Fireplace Cost-Efficient?

It actually varies depending on the position of the fireplace within your home. Despite being a more antiquated charm to any home, a wood-burning fireplace actually wastes a lot of heat. A lot of heat escapes through the chimney because (as we all know) heat rises. If your fireplace is located against an outside wall it will lose even more heat from cold outdoor air.

 

Gas fireplaces are surprisingly more efficient though it can be expensive to install one in your home, or a waste of money if you’re renting. Especially if you need to make changes to the chimney. If you plan to sell the house later on it might be a good idea to improve the home and upsell it later on because of the improvements you’ve made.

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Real Estate Solutions Group aka RESG is Washington’s most innovative real estate team. Serving the greater Seattle Metro for luxury homes, residential home buyers, home sellers, real estate investors, new construction, land, and land development.

6 Pitfalls To Avoid In Online Real Estate Marketing

6 Pitfalls To Avoid In Online Real Estate Marketing

When selling a product of high value, such as a house, it’s a very fine line one must walk. You want to present an enticing offer, but you don’t want to be entirely transparent on yourself or the home. You want to leave little quips, factoids, and selling-points in your pocket for when the conversation really starts to sound like an inked deal. There is such a thing as being “too available” in the real estate market.

You want to present your listing online in a way that is telling enough to bring your potential buyers in. Many fishing metaphors could be made here, but you get the idea. Bait. You want your marketing to reflect the property in an honest light, but still leave some aspects to the imagination. This is not always the easiest thing to do. Being a company dedicated entirely to this industry, we know what to look for when we buy houses or sell them, here are six pitfalls to avoid in your marketing campaigns that can make the difference.

Titles Of Listings 

This mostly pertains to online listings. The title of your listing is the first thing your potential buyer will see other than the cover photo when looking at your advertisement online, or on a website such as Zillow. They want to know two things immediately: the price and the location. After that it’s up to you to find less than 6 words to make a big impact if the cover photo doesn’t sell it enough.

Being extremely sparing, yet concise in your titles for listings is also integral to their favoring in search engines. Look in to plug ins or information on optimizing search engine optimization. A mere rewording could rank your listing much higher on frequently-used search engines. This is a very important factor in making a big impact with your marketing campaign. A well-ranked title that you can spread through multiple social media channels is reliable and gets traffic to your page.

Visuals

We live in an extremely short-spoken, visually-driven society at present. As a result, the first picture a cliente sees on an advertisement for a property can be a dealbreaker. You want a picture that truly shows the beauty of the house *from the outside. Potential buyers want to bask in the outer beauty of a house before being brought inside to see what it really has to offer. They want to see a house that even on the outside is a representation of their own tastes.

Avoid infusing your listings or advertisements with too many photos. Arrangement of the order of these photos is also very important. Imagine it’s a virtual tour and you want the tourist to see the main rooms of the house first. The entryway, the living room, the kitchen, the main bathroom, the main bedroom, the backyard, then everything else (Get information about Bathroom Vanities and Much More). Think about what would wow them the most immediately out of all the house has to offer internally. Backyards are always a plus, and are always worth early mention, on WhatStorage you can find plenty of tips to make your backyard stand out.

Ad Placement/Duration

If your brokerage has a website, make full-use of it for your listings. If not, consider big names like Zillow, or Trulia, or make use of them in addition to your brokerage’s website if allowed. Casting out many lines is never a bad idea, it’s just keeping in mind which ones are worth fully worth pursuing. You want to pay attention to everywhere you advertise, and between slow periods pay for more ads pertaining to your own portfolio, or success of your real estate group. This will keep interest and traffic to your pages when you don’t have a pretty house to show everyone.

Use social media outlets such as Instagram and Facebook to gear advertisements to specific demographics and areas relevant to your listing. But only do this within a few weeks prior to your showing of the house. You don’t want this ad in everyone’s feed for too long or it will become white noise. When you pay for ads on Facebook or Instagram have a clear marketing goal and deadline in mind or else the traffic to the posts won’t achieve the desired goal—selling the house.

Virtual Vs. Actual Open House

As mentioned prior, in your ads for the house, you don’t want to give away all of its beauty and mystique. Leave a few shots, maybe even full-angles of spare bedrooms, lofts, gazebos, little things. Things that will only further sell an already keen buyer on closing a deal, imagine the icing on a cake.

This is also where your extra factoids come in to play, such as a customization on the home that a previous owner made that you found fitting of the home. These tidbits are what develop rapport with your client. It makes them feel like you love the home as much as they want to.

Timing

Timing is everything in well, every regard. You never want to spend too much out of pocket or from your employer on paid advertisement. Sponsored ads are only helpful when there’s enough content and activity from yourself or your group’s website that will keep people there.

Many sponsored ads are looked-over because they run too long, too short, too soon, or too late.

Wait until you have something ready to sell, or you’re in a dry-spell and just need people to know you’re still active in your real estate endeavors.

There’s always time to come back into full-view, as long as timely efforts are made to stay relevant. Active social media pages for your personal and professional work are a good way to kill time between big listings you’re trying to bring even more attention to.

Research!

The best research tool is constantly at your fingertips—the internet! Nothing has ever hurt a growing business, brand, or person than doing research on relevant work, fields, or even disasters. Digging deep in to Google’s folds will unravel a wealth of knowledge that you maybe didn’t think existed. Google Trends is a very useful, and free tool to see what people have been searching for over a large span of time. See what words, locations, people, things are engaging people online to better hone your own online marketing!

If a house has been listed in (at least) the last two decades, an online record of its listing exists. You can even go to the library! Perspective and the wins and losses of your past peers will only help you gain a better understanding of where you stand in your market today.

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3 Commendable Public Schools In Snohomish County

3 Commendable Public Schools In Snohomish County

RESG operates out of the Snohomish County area and we are well aware that many of our prospective clients are proud parents, maybe even new ones. It comes as no surprise that a well-qualified public and/or private school or even alternative school is close and right for your children. We will have a brief overview of 3 public schools of high recommendation, and in following, blogs will profile each individually.

The school districts in Snohomish County include Arlington, Darrington, Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Index, Lake Stevens, Lakewood, Marysville, Monroe, Mukilteo, Northshore, Snohomish, Stanwood, and Sultan, so basically all of the areas that we at RESG cover. Let’s dive in!

Reference Points

Niche is a convenient site dedicated to giving proper schools the ranking they deserve, among other things of relevance. The 2018 Best Public Elementary Schools ranking they formed is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, student-teacher ratio, student diversity, teacher quality, grade school ratings, and the overall quality of the school district. Another great source is US News who compiles a Top Washington Schools list every year.

Endeavor Elementary School

#6 public school in Snohomish County, Endeavor is a well-reviewed choice for your children’s public education. With 503 students, and a 19:1 student-to-teacher ratio, there are ample friends for your child to make, but not too crowded of a classroom. Not to mention how well-maintained this Mukilteo facility is, and the readily available performance data for recent years.

Maplewood Parent Cooperative

Maplewood Parent Cooperative is a highly rated, public, alternative school located in Edmonds, WA. With only 455 students in grades K-8 it maintains a student-teacher ratio of 22:1. This is a wonderful, well-maintained facility with the room for almost 500 students, yet big enough staffing to give everyone ample attention. The average state test scores for the students at this school are 86% proficiency in math and 91% proficiency in reading. This is a veritably reputable institution and a good choice if you just moved to the area and have a child hungry for knowledge.

International Community School

Voted #3 by US News, #35 in National rankings, with a college readiness score 98.4/100.0, International Community School in Kirkland is a cut above the rest. International Community School is a small 6-12th-grade public school in the Lake Washington School District of Washington State. It has about 60 students per grade. It is part of a series of schools founded by Dr. Bruce Saari. This is a middle-school/high-school experience that comes with papers to verify quality. This is the closest a public school can come to the facilities and means of a private school.

 

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Real Estate Solutions Group aka RESG is Washington’s most innovative real estate team. Serving the greater Seattle Metro for luxury homes, residential home buyers, home sellers, real estate investors, new construction, land, and land development.