Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931 (SIB Realty)

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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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I had that question a LOT during Thanksgiving week!

I say yes but, sparingly and tasteful but, don't 'clutter/fill the rooms. Their buyers still need to see the space but, it's also great to see where the tree will go best too!

Dec 08, 2018 02:51 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I don't discourage it so long as it's tasteful and not overwhelming. Buyers know it's a holiday season.

Dec 08, 2018 01:36 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
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  Keep it reasonable, please.  You don't want to distract the Buyers.

Dec 08, 2018 03:17 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
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One of my listing is decorated for the holidays by the sellers.

Dec 08, 2018 02:52 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
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Yes. The model home my office is in has been fully decorated by myself with a tree and much more Evelina Tsigelnitskaya .

Dec 08, 2018 01:28 PM
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Michael Jacobs
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Moderation is a word that fits nicely.  Year-round. Including advice.

Dec 08, 2018 07:50 PM
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Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
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Yes, my seller said she is not going to put down her decorations so I said ok. 

Dec 08, 2018 06:59 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

If desired, decorate as you would decorate a model home. 

Dec 08, 2018 01:31 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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I am neutral on the subject.  If sellers decorate I'd suggest they keep it simple. No overdoing it ... light and easy on the decorations! 

Dec 08, 2018 04:55 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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I don't encourage or discourage it

Dec 08, 2018 02:37 PM
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Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
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It wouldn't seem like the holidays without decorations for most people so I don't have a problem with it as long as they keep it simple and tasteful.

NO Clark Griswald Christmas decorating, please!

Dec 08, 2018 07:27 PM
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Steve Penner
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Yes, but I suggest stick to the basics.

Dec 08, 2018 06:39 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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Understated elegance is always my recommendation.

Dec 08, 2018 06:13 PM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

As long as it’s not over done.

Dec 08, 2018 05:40 PM
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Sam Shueh
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I have seen decoration for cookies, hot chocolate as inducement to get people.

Dec 08, 2018 02:32 PM
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Jeff Pearl
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Nope, only if seller wants to add something.

Dec 08, 2018 01:32 PM
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Bob Crane
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Depends on the seller.

Dec 08, 2018 01:27 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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No.  If any sellers want to, the advice is always "minimal so it does not distract from the house.  Don't compete with the Criswolds."

Dec 09, 2018 09:35 AM
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Wayne Martin
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Not any provided by me. Seller may choose to do so, hopefully not over done!

Dec 09, 2018 03:59 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Some sellers do decorate.

Dec 08, 2018 03:58 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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How interesting as I would never entertain this idea on my own

Dec 08, 2018 03:54 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
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I agree with Nina Hollander and Debe Maxwell, CRS If it's tastefully done and in moderation the decorations can be beautiful. 

Dec 09, 2018 06:39 PM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I do not see an issue with the decorations. Pictures may need to be updated in the new year if the sellers are not serious about selling their property.

Dec 09, 2018 04:01 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya it is a good idea to decorate a listing during Holidays.

Dec 09, 2018 09:15 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
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It's up to the seller but none of it in photos.

Dec 09, 2018 07:40 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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No, too many other factors to focus on to achieve success.

Dec 09, 2018 07:27 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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None at the moment, but there have been in previous years.

Dec 09, 2018 07:06 AM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
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It's up to the Seller, as long as it is not overkill and looks tasteful

Dec 09, 2018 06:08 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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I love to see homes decorated for the Holidays. I have a family how bought a home and moving next week, so they did not decorate for Christmas yet. I bought them a Battery powered light up wreath and put it on their door yesterday. 

Dec 09, 2018 05:53 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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I would not discourage it.

Dec 09, 2018 05:35 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
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Of course. People live their.

And I DO NOT discourage celebrating the Reason for the Season.

Dec 09, 2018 05:27 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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I agree with Nina.

Dec 09, 2018 04:02 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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Not at the ones that are vacant.

Dec 09, 2018 11:51 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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many of ours are federally owned assets.... they don't decorate.... vacant, clean and priced to sell....

Dec 08, 2018 02:53 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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No decor.  All land listings

Dec 10, 2018 10:27 AM
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Valeria Mola
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I'd put a bowl of candy on counter top. Simple and pleasant.

Dec 10, 2018 11:14 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
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tasteful simple and reserved decorations other than that it is usually too distracting and also makes the house look smaller

Dec 13, 2018 07:40 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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I do not have any listings right now, but would recommend only minimal decor.

Dec 12, 2018 07:52 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I would get up a few at least.

Dec 11, 2018 01:03 PM