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Apopka Realtor – The Right Choice When Selling Your Home

When you are ready to sell you home, it’s important that you find a reliable Apopka Realtor that will help you get the job done as simply as possible. So how do you know that you’re partnering with the right realtor and not wasting your time? Real estate can be a long, drawn out, and boring process if you don’t find the right realtor.

Here are a few tips to keep in mind during your realtor search so you can make your experience as exciting and simple as possible!

Look For Extensive Experience

First thing is to ensure the person you’re working with has a minimum of a few years experience in the area your are searching in. Has your realtor been working for many years or are they just starting out? Are they familiar with the area you’re looking to buy or sell in? Do they have reputable recommendations and reviews? These are all questions that you should be asking yourself when searching for an amazing realtor!

For Sale Real Estate Sign in Front of Beautiful New House.

View Available Realtor Records

One thing to always double check is that your realtor has an up to date state license. You can check with your state’s regulatory body to verify your agent is licensed. Additionally, you will be able to view any complaints and/or disciplinary actions that could have happened in the past. A real estate agent with extensive experience could fail this test. So don’t just rely on how many years they’ve had in the business.

Check For Prestige

There are many agents that have been working for multiple years and have clean records. But only a handful of realtors are able to earn coveted real estate awards. Most realtors with prestige will post on their websites the type of awards they have been given. Partnering with someone voted “Realtor of the Year,” is probably not a bad idea!

Research Their Current Listings

This one is mainly for sellers, but buyers may also benefit from doing a quick search.

  • Is your realtor good on the internet?
  • Can they effectively post your home for buyers to see?
  • Where are their listings mainly concentrated?

All of these are great questions to ask that can be answered by a quick web search. Simply, ensure that your realtor can market your home adequately in the age of the internet.

Choose A Trusted Agent In Your Area

You ultimately want to feel comfortable with whoever you will be working with. It is important to make sure that you get along with your realtor. If you simply don’t mesh together, don’t be afraid to say that it isn’t working out. Any agent should understand that your comfort comes first and you can start the search again. Gut feelings can save you from future headaches and discomfort.

The Michelle Chase Real Estate Team
Apopka, FL 32712
https://goo.gl/jRb6Rs
Phone: (407) 268-6718

More resources to find a local realtor in your area:

http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/39288342/michelle-chase-was-featured-in-the-october-edition-of-top-agent-magazine

https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_michelle_chase_real_estate_team_in_apopka_fl_welcomes_hank_dunn_to_the_team/prweb15859352.htmhttps://foursquare.com/v/michelle-chase–orlando-property-sister/54fa0ad9498e22577244418f

https://www.elocal.com/profile/michelle-chase-orlando-property-sisters-19740758#!/tab=about

https://www.merchantcircle.com/michelle-chase-orlando-property-sisters-altamonte-springs-fl

https://www.chamberofcommerce.com/altamonte-springs-fl/1338478119-michelle-chase-orlando-property-sisters

https://www.realtor.com/realestateagents/michelle–chase—-america%27s-top-100-real-estate-agents-2018!_altamonte-springs_fl_1990850_330887837

https://www.zillow.com/profile/OrlandoPropertySisters/

https://nextdoor.com/pages/list-stage-sell-llc-orlando-property-sisters/

https://www.hotfrog.com/business/fl/altamonte-springs/michelle-chase-orlando-property-sisters

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2019 Design Forecast: What’s In, What’s Out

As we flip to the last pages of our 2018 calendar, it’s time to look at interior design trends on the rise – and say goodbye to those on their way out in 2019.

Here are our predictions about what’s in and what’s out in the year to come.

What’s in

Warm modernism

It’s official – many regions throughout the U.S. are choosing a modern aesthetic over a rustic style.

While black-and-white contrast and raw materials like steel and wood will continue to be popular, they’ll be softened by color and asymmetry. These modern elements will have a fresh approachability when surrounded by sun-soaked fabrics and natural wallcoverings.

Effortless technology and transformations

Talk-to-me tech products help you get things done with your voice, and homeowners are using them to modernize their daily routine.

In 2019 you’ll see smart faucets, fans, window coverings and appliances paired with popular platforms – Google Home, Amazon Alexa and Apple HomePod – for a convenient, connected home.

Additionally, products that offer easy installation and seamless integration into existing layouts make projects remodel-friendly. Innovative sinks, faucets, medicine cabinets, appliances and lighting provide a quick transformation to refresh the style and functionality of your space.

Om sweet home

Though talk-to-me tech is trending, some will be looking for ways to escape the chatter.

Meditative and sound-barrier features will appear in more homes this year – think transformative experiences using acoustic panels, colored lights and aura effects. Ethereal, sheer and translucent fabrics will support the aesthetic, pairing an organic feel with the benefits and convenience of select technology.

Industrial style

Concrete, quartz and metal lovers, rejoice! Industrial styles are predicted to rise in popularity in 2019.

Matte black and bronze continue to dominate and complement a more industrial vibe. But when selecting wall colors, appliances, faucet finishes and fabrics, consider the possibilities of moody blues and the gray color spectrum. From warm light grays to the coolness of matte black, these tones add a subtle layer of intrigue and distinction.

Plus, black and charcoal gray front doors could earn up to $6,271 more when selling your home!

Organic maker accents

Handmade details can immediately soften an interior. This year you’ll see rhythmic patterns and imperfect lines incorporated through hand-painting, stitching and detailing, expanding the possibilities for endless mixing and matching in the home. Additionally, fabrics and accents with strands of crystal, wooden and pearlescent beads present a sophisticated flair for artful detail.

Home decor favorites will still include earthy elements and nubby textures. Think neutral naturals by simply adding a wooden side table and sculpture, live and fake plants for color, and natural fibers through rugs and fabrics.

What’s out

Rustic

Is America finally over the “Fixer Upper” movement? Not quite, but the rustic, farmhouse-chic elements are getting refined.

The shiplap-crazy trend seems to be leaning toward a modern twist, simplifying layers of the look. Cutesy barn doors will take a backseat to more modern versions featuring glass and metal instead of reclaimed barn wood.

The signature statement range hood covered in rustic materials will swing to simplified finishes, like brushed brass, stainless and matte black. Lastly, the harsh light of the Edison bulb will move to a more complementary glow, reflecting concealed bulbs versus exposed ones.

Millennial pink

Bold, trendy color schemes are likely on the way out, with more subtle earth tones and cool, classic palettes on the rise.

Blues and neutrals continue to top Zillow trend reports, adding higher dollar values related to home sales when used in kitchen and bathroom areas. While millennial pink may have been all the rage on designer Instagram feeds, people don’t actually want to live with it throughout their homes.

Whether trends inspire you or not, it’s important to be aware of them, because they help shape our own personal interior style. If you love purple gingham in your dining room, go for it. If an all-white interior speaks to you, celebrate it.

Our homes are where we express ourselves and tell our unique style story, so I encourage you to do just that in the new year.

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