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Real Estate Agent - Dove Realty Inc.
Seattle Realtor and Staging Professional gives Tips and Hints on How to Sell Your Home Faster and at a Higher Price, and for Buyers on How to Make Your New Home into a Model.
Although red rooms may still be popular, a little bit goes a long way when you are trying to sell your home. When you have a red accent wall you will have to take into consideration every other room you can see from that vantage point. As with most bungalows, you could see right into the persimmo...
Sometimes a seller just runs out of steam. Although I wanted this red bedroom neutralized with a couple of coats of "Latte" by Restoration Hardware, she ran out of time, money and energy. The solution? A Ralph "Laurenish" look.  First of all I had her store her gorgeous but oversized antique bed...
Most agents will pull out all the stops for their high-end listings.  Staging Professional Photography Glossy, full color flyers...the works But if you really want to know how they're going to treat your house, take a look at how they market their most affordable listings.  Too often, you will se...
It certainly isn't dead for classic bungalows in Ballard under 500k. This is one I listed on my birthday, the 23rd of October. No I'm not going to tell you the year.  It sold on the 27th for full price! Classic houses like classic cars never go out of style.  Of course staging, out of the box mar...
While staging and re-design have much in common; working with smaller budgets, editing, and organizing,  there are a couple of major differences. Namely with a staging job your are creating a look for a stranger. The perfect stranger, a ready willing and able buyer. It also needs to be done in a ...
I knew that I had met a kindred soul when I was introduced to Patricia Gorham, owner of Inside/Out Style. She does redesign for your closet, just like I do redesign for your home. When she's done, you have totally coordinated wardrobe that expresses your personal style. You don't know what your s...
1. Capers This is one of the best little interior design shops in Seattle. They have fabulous accessories and if you are looking for smaller-scale "bungalow-sized" furniture, this is the place to go. CAPERS 4521 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116-4110 (206) 932-0371 2. Fresh Bistro Fresh Bistro ...
I have to admit that over the years, when it comes to referring business out I've been striking out! No matter how much research I would do one of two things would happen: either the agent who looked so good on-line and sounded so good on the phone didn't live up to their first impression, or the...
On Bainbridge Island, just a 35 minute ferry ride away. When it comes to interior design my philosophy is “fast and cheap,” with one exception: artwork! Take some of the money you’ve saved on furniture and spend it on something you’ll love for the rest of your life. Director’s Gallery on Bainbrid...
After three or four hours of power shopping, you’ll probably work up an appetite. You can’t go wrong with Café Nola! Excellent service, fresh ingredients, prepared with care and imagination. Take a look! 101 Winslow Way E Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110 (206) 842-3822. Cafe Nola is clo...

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