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Snakes on the House! How’d You Like to Try to Sell This House?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Thousands of snakes have invaded a five-bedroom home in Idaho, and one real estate agent is on a search for a snake-loving buyer. Realty Quest associate broker Todd Davis has been searching for...
January 31, 2011

What’s Your Best Holiday Decor Tip?

Halloween is over so now it’s time to get in the holiday spirit. I’m working on a slideshow for REALTOR Magazine online and I’m looking to feature some of your best tips for “tasteful” holiday decor. Let’s face it,...
November 1, 2010

From NKBA: 7 Design Trends Buyers May Ask For

By Barbara Ballinger, Architecture Coach columnist   After being much more cautious about selling, buying, building, and remodeling, home owners are eager now to dip their toes into the residential market. A host of new design trends await them,...
May 10, 2010

Are Your Listings Ready for the Spring Buying Season?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s time to get those listings ready for the spring! A recent article in U.S. News & World Report by Luke Mullins, 10 Cheap Ways to Boost Your Home’s Sales Price by Spring,...
January 27, 2010

Are You a REALTOR® and Master Stager?

In February 2009, REALTOR® Magazine launched the Masters Series, a video diary of top-producing practitioners, who represent expertise in a certain field within real estate. We traveled all over the country to meet some of the best real estate pros,...
October 23, 2009

5 Signs Your Listing May Have Once Been a Meth Lab

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey The New York Times ran an article this week (“Illnesses Afflict Homes With a Criminal Past” by Shaila Dewan and Robbie Brown) that details a story about a family who moved into a spacious home...

Top 5 Preferences for Kitchen, Bathroom, and More

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey LAS VEGAS – Check the lists below to see if any of your listings include any of these home features. If so, you might have an extra selling point to attract buyers. According to the...