Seller Tip: Are You Blinded By Love?

By | August 19th, 2015|Charlemagne Int'l Properties, Los Angeles luxury listing agent, Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Coastal Homes, Palos Verdes Ocean Front Homes, Palos Verdes top real estate agents, Rancho Palos Verdes Listing Agent, Seller Tips, Selling your Palos Verdes Home, selling your palos verdes luxury home, Seniors Selling Primary Residence, Top Palos Verdes Listing Agents|

The glow of a sunset is often a stronger memory than the glare of the midday sun. Showings happen all hours of the day.   Perhaps you fell in love at first sight.  Or maybe it took some time for those feeling to emerge, but if you're like most homeowners, you love your house.  After all, it is home and the place where many milestone moments in your life have taken place.  There are memories to be dealt with.   If you're ready to sell it, it's time to sever the heartstrings and take a long hard look at those emotional ties. Yes, this is a bit of a breakup. It's time to shed some light on the flaws, deal with the deficiencies and acknowledge it is time to move on. Leaving gracefully is always a challenge.  Do you simply walk away, or do you engage in some [...]

Seller Tip: To Market, To Market, Your Palos Verdes Home Goes

By | August 11th, 2015|Charlemagne Int'l Properties, Los Angeles luxury listing agent, Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Coastal Homes, Palos Verdes Gated Communities, Palos Verdes Gated Estates and Homes, Palos Verdes Homes with Pools, Palos Verdes Homes with view, Palos Verdes Ocean Front Homes, Seller Tips, Selling your Palos Verdes Home, selling your palos verdes luxury home, Seniors Selling Primary Residence, South Bay of Los Angeles Homes For Sale, Top Palos Verdes Listing Agents|

Buyers have many choices so make sure your property stands head and shoulders above the competition. Your property is ready for the FOR SALE sign and the parade of real estate agents with prospective buyers in tow.  You're confident in the selected price after analyzing reams of comparable sales and touring the current neighborhood competition.  No question the price is spot on.   The house never looked better.  The painters, window washers and stagers have worked their magic and you walk through your home with utter amazement wondering if you really want to move, and if you can tolerate strangers roaming through your private abode at all hours of the day. Location and condition always impact value. If you haven't already done so, it is time to move from an owner's frame of mind to a seller's perspective.  It is time to form a marketing partnership with your real estate agent [...]

Need a Top Agent to Sell Your Palos Verdes Home–Norma Toering Is the BEST!

By | July 15th, 2015|Charlemagne Int'l Properties, Featured Articles, Listings, Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Coastal Homes, Palos Verdes Gated Estates and Homes, Palos Verdes Ocean Front Homes, Palos Verdes top real estate agents, Selling your Palos Verdes Home, selling your palos verdes luxury home, Top Palos Verdes Listing Agents|

If you're in the market to find a top Palos Verdes real estate agent to sell your Palos Verdes property, the choices can be daunting since there are so many agents and real estate companies to consider. The agent you choose to list and sell your residence is one of the top two most important decisions you will make during the entire real estate transaction.  The other one is pricing the property.  The best real estate agents can help you make pricing the property simple with their knowledge of the local market, neighborhood experience, negotiating expertise and awareness of current real estate trends. Forbes Phoned A few weeks ago I received a call from Forbes Magazine. The conversation went something like this:   Me: Hello, this is Norma Toering with Charlemagne Int’l Properties. Forbes: Hello, I’m with Forbes Magazine and am calling you regarding our annual Forbes 400 List. Me: Wow! [...]

5 Things To Do When You Decide To Sell Your Palos Verdes Home

By | July 9th, 2015|Charlemagne Int'l Properties, Featured Articles, Listings, Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Coastal Homes, Palos Verdes Gated Communities, Palos Verdes Gated Estates and Homes, Palos Verdes Homes with Pools, Palos Verdes Homes with view, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Ocean Front Homes, Palos Verdes top real estate agents, Rancho Palos Verdes Listing Agent, Selling your Palos Verdes Home, selling your palos verdes luxury home, Top Palos Verdes Listing Agents|

The decision to sell your primary residence is a life-changing event, especially if it was your home for several decades.  Not only are there preparations required for the sale, there are also a plethora of self-preparation stages an owner must go through in order to become the seller of a house rather than the owner of a home. Moving through the stages of selling a property can be emotionally and physically taxing.  It is a daunting task to wade through years of accumulated stuff, not to mention the storehouse of memories and decision each item requires.  Do you keep it, donate it, or toss it?  When one evaluates the possessions accumulated over the years we can't help but realign the associated memories in our mind.  This is especially true if the house was your home for many years. There's no overnight solution, but by breaking your move into stages you [...]