January, 2015

Staging Tips: Styling for the Photo Shoot

You have worked tirelessly preparing your home for sale. Don’t let all your hard work fall short with the often forgotten, most overlooked step in a great home staging – The Pre-Photo Shoot Styling. Before those photos are taken, your home needs one last interior makeover before making its grand debut on the internet. I […]

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Dated Kitchens Get Long Overdue Makeovers

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Dated kitchens are getting a makeover in many homes this year. About a quarter of about 3,500 home owners recently surveyed say they are remodeling kitchens that are more than 30 years old and another 41 percent are updating kitchens that are 16 to 30 years old. Wow, have […]

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RE/MAX tops them all!

In a survey of 1,000 of the nation’s largest brokerages, RE/MAX agents – on average –outproduced all competitors. And RE/MAX had the most firms qualify for the elite list. Rankings calculated by RE/MAX based on the 2014 RISMedia Power Broker Report, citing residential production data for the 1,000 participating U.S. brokerages with the most transaction sides. 1. RE/MAX tops competitors with 69 brokerages listed […]

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Why the Light Bulb may be Your Favorite Staging Tool

Just flipping a light switch on your listings may not be showing the home in its best light, per se. Lighting matters greatly in the appearance of a home. Too dark? The space can look dingy and dreary. Too bright? The space can send a harsh, uninviting glare. Proper lighting can go far in making […]

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WA State Real Estate – RE/MAX Style

RE/MAX is one of the leading real estate franchise companies with the most productive sales force in the industry in more than 90 countries. The Pacific Northwest region is comprised of Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon and includes approximately 140 RE/MAX offices.  Our 5 offices, which are RE/MAX Professionals, cover the metropolitan areas of Olympia, Tacoma, […]

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REMAX is above the crowd.

The familiar red, white and blue RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon made its debut at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in 1978, when a RE/MAX Region Owner based in Albuquerque thought of putting RE/MAX in the sky. Soon after, the balloon was featured in the first RE/MAX advertising campaign on television, and was quickly adopted as […]

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Reveal to Your Clients the ‘Ugly Truths’ When Staging

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource Sometimes you have to give clients a big dose of reality, and it isn’t always pretty – particularly when you’re talking about something personal like the condition of their home. But don’t be afraid to utter the “ugly truths” to maximize your sellers’ chances of selling a home and […]

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