St Augustine & St Johns County Real Estate

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Real Estate Agent - Watson Realty Corp

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2008 

Myself and my assistant received the newest (Aug 2008) edition of Cottage Living over the weekend and are feeling a bit confused!  Listed as part of the top 10 cottage neighborhoods around the country was the Noisette neighborhood in North Charleston, SC.  This is where I get a bit confused.  I r...
Posted almost 6 years ago
Today I was fortunate to stage a stunning 1840s renovated carriage house.  One of the big problems in this home was the appearance of lack of size.  Buyers felt this simply wasn't a large enough property for full time living.  This room felt a little too small - even for a guest room.  Before it ...
Posted almost 6 years ago
What an honor to stage such a beautiful home.  The attention to detail is amazing and you can feel the history in the original touches throughout.... Here are some photos if you don't want to watch the RES.....       I'm sure you can see why I enjoyed my workday so much today with such a beautifu...
Posted almost 6 years ago
I get asked a lot of questions about my newsletters.... How I do certain things, etc.  I thought I would share some of what I do with you, starting with my last newsletter, which I posted recently. First, you will need to select the type of wizard that you want to use... I always choose 'use the ...
Posted almost 6 years ago
On Wednesday one of the agents we work with on all of their listings had an agent open house.  There were over 50 other agents in attendance.  With so many open houses for agents to attend, how did this one manage to get such a great turn out? 1)  They teamed up with a stager and advertised it!  ...
Posted almost 6 years ago
I confess, I'm an ex-Mary Kay sales rep.  I still use the products, I still love the company.... sometimes I really miss those crazy meetings.  (It's a sickness, I know).  Seriously though, I learned A LOT as a MK sales rep.  These are some of my favorite lessons.... 1)  Shoot for the Moon & even...
Posted almost 6 years ago
Snow blindness - the overwhelming glow of white on white.  In your datebook this is not a good thing!  It means that you aren't making any money.  For most of us, that is simply unacceptable.  I don't know about you, but I like to eat and frankly that means that I have to work.  So, how do you ge...
Posted almost 6 years ago
June Staging Successes in Charleston!   We've been staging the Charleston market for going on three years now.  We continue to grow because of great agents like YOU! Check out some of our successes this month!    (click on the highlighted MLS numbers below to view our real estate show) 3011 Bayw...
Posted almost 6 years ago
After quite the thorough interviewing process and manual review process my training has been approved for the 5-day IRIS Certification course!!  As of today I am the only Staging Instructor on the East coast or in the South.  As a matter of fact there are only 3 other IRIS staging instructors nat...
Posted almost 6 years ago
This article just appeared on Bankrate.com and can be located at http://www.bankrate.com/brm/news/pf/20080617_career_swaps_a3.asp.  I was asked to post this on AR by the Board... Home staging and redesign Creative types, take note: The recent bursting of the housing bubble is fast opening opportu...
Posted almost 6 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