Central Coast Real Estate by Kristen Crabtree

Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Hometown Realty
Hi, I'm Kristen Crabtree and welcome to my blog. Real estate is my passion - before this was my profession, I would drive my friends around different neighborhoods looking at homes. I started my real estate career in 2006 when the market began to plummet, so I've always had to work hard for my clients. I live and work in California's beautiful Central Coast where I specialize in ocean view, ocean front, and acreage properties and also in REOs. I am also very interested in Social Media and marketing and helping bring this technology to the life through real estate.
I have started video-blogging and video emailing and it has been amazingly productive. I use a site called "My Video Talk" which has several different layers of service. You can simply subscribe to video email, which is impressive itself, or you can expand to a complete package. This is the break...
Many sellers think that remodeling or renovating their house before they sell it is a way to get "more profit" out of their house. For the most part, this couldn't be further from the truth. What I have found is that while remodeling may help to get the house sold faster, buyers aren't going to p...
I've noticed that many sellers take their homes of the market over the holidays. This may be an understandable desire, but it is not necessarily a good strategy. While sellers may not want to have people trapsing through their house while friends and family are visiting, buyers that are looking f...
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These tips are so relevant to home sellers everywhere. Whether you are selling your personal residence, or an investment property, know what you need to do (eg declutter), and what is a waste of your time (eg excessive renovations).Enlist the Help of a Realtor The sale of your home is one of the ...
I found this web article on Trulia's site and I found it really interesting. Where do you fall in the pie chart? Personally, I've been in each slice at different times of my life. Now I've settled into - and LOVE - Pismo Beach and would be one of those that dies in this house or very close to it!...
When I go to a party, when I door-knock in my farm, when I attend my networking group, when I volunteer at my local Animal Shelter...EVERYONE asks me the crystal ball question: when are prices going up; when will we hit bottom? Here's my answer to this complicated question. Based on this graph, w...
Hi All, Found this infographic and it has become a great help to me for ideas of posting on Facebook so I thought I'd share. A few that I've found very helpful:      2. Ask questions of your fans - shows them you care and value their interaction.      4. Ask for fan content - a picture is worth a...
This blog was posted for Charlotte but these are great tips for anywhere. I know there are many dream homes available in Pismo Beach right now and here are some great tips on helping to get one :)How to be a Savvy Charlotte Home Buyer Today, buying a Charlotte home can be both easier and more dif...
Even though Ikea is far away from my home base, I love the way their bright colors and contemporary design can really help highlight the features of a home. Every town, no matter how large or small, has options for great furniture to use for staging. Sometimes, going to an estate sale can acquiri...

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