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September 20, 2019

Whenever I meet with prospective sellers, they’re always anxious to get to the big question: “So what do you think we can get?”  While location and square footage are obvious factors, similarly-sized apartments in the same area can sell for vastly different prices, and it often comes down to a handful of both physical and intangible factors.  Take a look at the top five physical attributes that affect the value of a property:...

July 3, 2019

I’ve been in real estate for about 6 years and recently I’ve been seeing some familiar faces.  Some of my earliest clients have outgrown their first homes and have come to me for help in making the move to a second home.  The question becomes how to sequence the transactions with minimal inconvenience.  Financial circumstances will determine which of the three options — buy first, then sell; buy and sell simultaneously; or sel...

September 13, 2018

The Isil Yildiz Team staged this listing for a studio which received an offer after the very first open house. For larger projects, we have a roster of top stagers that we can help you engage.

A few months ago, we sent out a newsletter with design tips — how to spruce up your apartment and prepare it for sale. However, one thing we didn’t cover was what to do when you have an empty apartment. Empty apartments, no matter how vis...

July 1, 2018

Interior design is highly personal - everyone has a slightly different idea of what a "beautiful" home looks like. However, when listing your home for sale, it’s important to make design choices that are as widely appealing as possible, to ensure that prospective buyers feel comfortable and at home in the space. While a major renovation for the sake of appealing to more buyers is usually not a sensible investments, small tweak...

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Compass is a licensed real estate broker and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws. All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only. Information is compiled from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, condition, sale, or withdraw without notice. No statement is made as to accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footages are approximate. Exact dimensions can be obtained by retaining the services of an architect or engineer. This is not intended to solicit property already listed.