Buyers have many choices so make sure your property stands head and shoulders above the competition.

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.

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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 and create memorable showings.


If they can’t see it, they won’t buy it.  Marketing is all about product exposure.  Consumers must be aware a product is for sale, they must be able to view it and receive pertinent information about the product to assist them with the decision-making process.  Your agent needs your cooperation and collaboration for each and every showing.

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Staging a property ensures every showing is ready for its 15 minutes of fame!

It’s a show(ing) so set the stage.  Each showing has the potential to be a sale.  Your buyer may appear on any given day, so be prepared.  Make those beds, scoop that poop and stash those dirty dishes in the dishwasher.  Make your property stand out on the buyer’s show list by your efforts to produce a showing that will highlight  your property’s best assets.

Need help preparing your Palos Verdes property for sale?  We can help you with every stage–from clutter removal to staging to closed sale. Charlemagne Int’l Property specializes in helping sellers downsize.

Contact us for your free market evaluation.  We will give you an hour of our time, and I promise you’ll have a workable plan to manage your move within 60 minutes!

Norma Toering, Broker at Charlemagne Intl Properties