Terrylynn - Realtor, Contra Costa County, San Francisco Bay Area...30+ years of experience to give you an edge

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Real Estate because I LOVE IT and Staging because it works and is One of the most effective marketing tools a Realtor has in their marketing plan. I have been Staging since before there were stagers, and an observer of an evolving industry. So, most of my posts will be related to one or the other.
The wild west of Real Estate December 17, 2009 (Ris Media reports) "Treasury department recently released guidelines and forms for it's new Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA).  Homes Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) provides incentives for a short sale (SS it's about ti...
Staging-It's all in the Details. It's always interesting to watch a rehab and staging of a property.  The work is done, it's beautifully neutral and a blank slate for the staging crew to make magnificent.  You begin to put in the furniture and the rooms fill with promise.  Then you look around an...
No, it's not Tahoe.  It's Concord, Clayton, California on December  8, 9, 2009 Magical, and long lasting ...our golden hills look marvelous with a coat of snow.  Normally (the few times it has snowed here)  it melts in a couple of hours, it lasted a couple of days.  Breathtaking and with luck sta...
Do you have a full bowl of alphabet soup? SRES, GRI, CRS, RCS-D, E-Pro, EcoBroker, GREEN, LGLS CP, CLHMS, CSP, Etc...etc... In a recent interview in the CAR (California Association of Realtors) Magazine Steve Goddard, CAR 2010 President, who has 13 real estate designations, was asked this questio...
Terrylynn & Bob Fisher, Realtors, DRE#615420925.876.0966Terrylynn@BuyStageSell.comKirkwood Neighbors 2009 Recap Street List Price Sold Price Bed/Ba Sq Feet   *public record   Status Date Langford $509,000   3/2.5 2052 Active   Los Gatos $359,900   4/2.5 2,041 Active   Burnside $344,900   3/2 1,54...
The market in Diablo Creek has been rough this year.  There were only 4 sales between $120,000 and $155,000 for a 2 bedroom and $175,000 for a 3 bedroom.  It can only go up, right?  It does appear the bottom is near, and we have signs of at least some stabilization in the real estate market.  IF ...
Kirkwood had 14 properties come on the market this year.  Of those, 1 is pending, 5 sold, three of those in May, wow, what a summer rush, eh?  There were 6 properties that came off the market or never sold!  We have hovered in the mid $300,000 to mid $400,000 price range with one exception.  That...
Are you a Realtor that your clients have to endure?       Helping my senior citizen mom purchase a car this weekend was quite a reminder about people in sales.  The experience at the different dealerships seemed to have a theme. OLD SCHOOL - The slick haired, fast talking, patronizing, cigarette ...
Help for the distressed homeowners started with the 2009 tax filing season. These three options take away the previously inflexibility of the IRS as far as negotiation with homeowners.  IF you qualify for one or more of these you could obtain serious tax relief from the IRS.  See what I mean?  Ho...
The Cost of going Green (Sustainable) just keeps getting more affordable.  Did you know that per the IRS news release on 10/28/09 "Energy-Saving Steps This Year May Result in Tax Savings Next Year".  The notice goes on to say:  "Home Energy Credits Updated 10/28/09 The Internal Revenue Service to...

Terrylynn Fisher

HAFA Certified, EcoBroker, CRS, CSP Realtor, Etc.
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Real Estate and Staging and how it can enhance a seller's ROI (Return on Investment). I can advise on what makes a difference to your bottom line. Buyers like my analysis of seller's strategies to assist them in buying smart. www.terrylynn-n-team.com

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Terrylynn interviewed by Cindy Lin