St Augustine & St Johns County Real Estate

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Real Estate Agent - Watson Realty Corp

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2007 

This has happened on more than one occassion lately - particularly with vacant homes.  Agents should be paying attention.  In our local market (Charleston) homes are sitting a bit longer than they used to.  Vacant homes, which rarely show as nicely as owner occupied homes are taking a beating.  I...
Posted over 6 years ago
This seems really kind of interesting to me.  We finished staging a home today that was called 'dark' and 'very vanilla' by agents & buyers alike (prior to us getting our hands on it.)  We were there until 11:30 last night staging and had to bring in just a few things this morning.  While we were...
Posted over 6 years ago
This is a beautiful home located right on the 4th & 5th fairway.  It is 2699 sqft, has 4 bdrms and 2 1/2 baths and only $315,000. Amenities include Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Club House, Golf, Club Membership Available.... agents you should bring buyers quickly, I don't think it will last long....
Posted over 6 years ago
I received a call from an agent who is taking on a new listing this week.  She called me because she needs my help.  Here is the situation.  The neighborhood that the home is listed in currently has 178 active listings.  This particular home has already been on the market 6 months and the current...
Posted over 6 years ago
This week my team (3 of us) spent 3 days helping an elderly woman move into her newly purchased home.  We were fortunate that we could look at her previous home to get an idea of how she enjoys her environment.  Her style is clearly Victorian and she LOVES things, art on the walls and knick knack...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Color - it can really make or break a home.  I have been writing about this quite a bit lately.  I guess that's because so many of my consults lately have walls that simply need help.... Agents & Homesellers, please understand that fresh NEUTRAL paint is like liquid equity!!!   The agent had star...
Posted almost 7 years ago
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I love BIG projects!  I LOVE turning old and outdated to HOT & STYLISH.... Do you think this house will sell now?                   If you would like to see the rest of the transformation... click here.Agents & Homeowners, If you have a home that is OK but just not 'trendy' or 'current'.... think...
Posted almost 7 years ago
I've never understood why some homesellers are so put off by the idea of painting.  Today we finished a tremendous makeover on a home in an older part of town.  The homeowner was GREAT!  They had started the makeover themselves and decided they were overwhelmed and needed an expert.  This particu...
Posted almost 7 years ago
I recently purchased a wide angle lens for my camera.  I have a Kodak z740 and I have loved the 10x zoom feature and clarity of photos.  I LOVE my camera!  I've been a little jealous of some of you with your wide angle lenses.  Checking on things I found out that I could have one on mine as well....
Posted almost 7 years ago
Ok, so apparently my focus was in the right place at the right time (or at least my mini-van was!).  I was on my way to an appointment for a large renovation vacant home staging job when I got a call on my cell phone.  Those of you with advertising on your vehicle (that's all of you, right?) know...
Posted almost 7 years ago
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Melissa Marro

St Augustine, St Johns, Ponte Vedra
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Author Bio: Melissa Marro, Home Staging Industry leader, Realtor, and entrepreneur offers a unique perspective on New Home Construction, Resale Residential Real Estate, and Home Staging