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We hear similar stories repeated in different ways from our clients; At first, they look forward to stolen weekend's to golf & relax in the desert - they gradually discover they're crafting ways to spend more time here until it becomes clear, life just doesn't get any better than this."

Once that realization hit's, the process of change begins... We know what an extraordinary commodity your home is - buying or selling a home can be one of the most important decisions you will make and having the right team on your side will make the difference.

We specialize in homes throughout the Palm Springs Valley including Palm Desert Real Estate & Homes, Indian Wells Real Estate & Homes, La Quinta Real Estate & Homes, Rancho Mirage Real Estate & Homes, Palm Springs Real Estate & Homes& Indio Hills Real Estate & Homes. Whether you want to buy or sell an estate, lock & leave property with income potential, a resort property, land to build your dream home, or a property located in a country club or golf community we know the desert and are here to help. Our motto, If its important to you, it's important to us, guides us as we help our clients buy or sell a home in the desert.

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Staging Your Home During The Holidays

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During the Holiday Season, you will have potential buyers wanting to preview your home, so let’s talk about how to stage for the occasion.  It’s about more than just your personal style and taste when bringing out the festive decorations. Houses do show better when they’re decorated for the holiday but the question is, what kind of decorations?

DON’T OVER DO IT
Decorations can easily become clutter so stick to just a few simple festive touches.

If you are going to put out pumpkins and fall wreaths, put away your everyday style pieces. If you’re going to have a Christmas tree, remove nearby furniture pieces. By keeping just a few simple decor pieces it will help make your home appear bigger and….better.

KEEP IT NEUTRAL & NATURAL
As a multicultural region, the best rule of thumb is to keep holiday decorations neutral and natural

Natural holiday decorations are a great choice because they aren’t overtly religious and they add a subtle, sophisticated style. For fall choose pumpkins, gourds, colored leaves and pinecones as accents. For winter decorate with fresh evergreen wreaths, berries, rosemary branches, and lights.

MAKE A HOLIDAY TREAT
Making a holiday treat to pass out at an open house will make your home smell great and be a big hit with buyers.

For both fall and winter, you can serve hot apple cider, pumpkin bread or special holiday cookies. A big pot of simmering spices or fresh baked cookies will also make your home smell irresistible. Use natural scents, never artificial room fresheners.

DON’T TRY TO HIDE FLAWS
Serious buyers will be looking closely at every nook and cranny, when they spot something that is covered up by a holiday decoration it appears as if you may be trying to hide something and they lose trust. So fix any flaws, don’t cover them up.

No matter what the season, presenting your home the right way to find qualified buyers is crucial. We are here with the experience and market knowledge it takes to position your home so it outshines the competition, call today for more information about how our marketing strategies will get your home sold quickly for top dollar.

 

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  • Cathi & Ben Walter
  • REALTOR ®
  • 44530 San Pablo, Suite 101
  • Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • P: (760) 218 – 5752
  • E: Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com
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