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By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using FHA 203k Renovation Loans in Abilene Texas.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amo...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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Texas - We need FHA 203k consultants in your areaIf you don't you may soon, renovation lending is up and your next project could be your first one. Better to be prepared. If you have a favorite home inspector or contractor/handyman the share this with them. We are in need of new prospects all ove...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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The area surrounding Merkel,Texas is great for mortgages to help with your home purchase needs as a result of USDA home Loans. A down payment option of 0% exists to home buyers searching for home purchases in Merkel ,Texas. A lot of home buyers realize the significance of keeping their cash reser...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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VACANT MEETS STAGED   Vacant Rooms need to be staged  to show the purpose of each room, and to show how to arrange the  furniture  and to get the buyer's attention.    Buyers buy houses with their own lifestyle in mind and need help seeing the rooms set up.  Rarely do buyers have the luxury of sa...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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Staged Living Room FIVE MISTAKES TO AVOID IN HOME STAGING MISTAKE #1   STAGING A HOME BEFORE IT IS CLEAN. Staging before clean up  is as the saying goes, like  “putting lipstick on a pig.”  The steps prior to staging a home to sell are to 1) tidy up, 2) clean up 3) finish any repairs  and then st...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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SELLERS WANT TO SELL THEIR HOUSE WITH THE LEAST HASSLE AND FOR THE MOST MONE Y! I totally get it!  Every house that I have ever  had  of my own up for sale, if there had been a way to go straight to the closing table and skip the repair it, paint it, declutter it,  clean it, and then stage it pha...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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This living room goes from drab to fab with a paint color change, and brightening with a fan light kit, and removing window valances blocking the natural light.   My first impression of this living room was most likely the same as other potential buyers, dark and a little dreary.   Without furnis...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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We offer a Special Government Home Renovation Loan PROGRAM with Abilene TX FHA 203k Renovation Loans.     Many people are not aware of a special GOVERNMENT LOAN PROGRAM that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). This FHA LOAN program allows the buyer or ex...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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Staging simply works!  Staging took this modest older home from ordinary to extraordinary buyer appeal.  Home was staged, has received three offers and is now under contract in less than a month.   Here are some before and afters:   Living Room Before Staging:   and after living room was staged! ...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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    The floors were unbelievably ugly before refininshing., not to mention  the nasty stained carpet that had been on top of these ugly floors.  Who would have thought there could be redemption for these floors, but Abbott Flooring of Abilene made it happen.  Both The living room and bedroom flo...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
Comments 4
In the big scheme of what is important in life, such as freedom of speech and freedom of movement,  good health, food, water and shelter, a working cell phone just doesn't make the cut. Yet, we are so plugged in, tuned in, and addicted to constantly checking a cell phone for texts, missed calls, ...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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    STAGED MASTER BEDROOM -  Yes, the lamp is casting a heart shaped shadow above the headboard of the bed.  Of course my staging plan says to create a heart shaped shadow over the Master bed.  (just kidding!)       You may be thinking - it is a seller's market so I don't need to stage. I am goin...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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DO  YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LET 10 STAGERS INSIDE YOUR 3600 SQUARE FOOT HOUSE? On July 30, 2014,  ten students of Barb Schwarz's  Accredited Staging Professional Training class, arrived at an owner-occupied  2 story home to stage it.    With the owner's full permission to move or rearrange...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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 VACANT LIVING ROOM OF HOME STAGED AND SOLD IN 2014   In 2006, when I staged my first house, few people in Abilene knew what home staging was. At Coldwell Banker they had a booklet talking about home enhancement which was the basic clean and declutter mantra on how to prepare a home for sale.   ...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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STAGING DECOR MAKES A DIFFERENCE!   FIREPLACE BEFORE       FIREPLACE AFTER!         BATHROOM BEFORE       BATHROOM AFTER STAGING DECOR!     KITCHEN VIGNETTE     STAGING DECOR  CHANGES THINGS FOR THE BETTER. Staging decor helps to define a space, promotes buyer emotional appeal     

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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      Today, I sat through another class on social media.  I am beginning to think we are obsessed with media.   Yes, of course I am missing out on three zillion potential contacts but let's face it,  does quantity trump quality? Would you rather have ten tedious texts or a short & sweet message...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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      Nothing slows you down faster than not having an available car!   My morning routine involved driving the car a mile and a half to Rose Park to walk around the park 6 times.  However, Thursday when baseball hail bashed the front windshield of my only car in,  I haven't had a car to drive to...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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BLOW HOME SALES THROUGH THE ROOF!    STAGE IT FIRST!    Incredible, this Abilene home sold in one day last summer.        The home sales market is even hotter this summer.  Are  you ready to make money on your home sale?  Call for a complimentary staging consultation today!   Calling for a stagin...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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HOME SALES are blooming in ABILENE TEXAS!   This lovely Parkside home complete with blooming roses was  STAGED AND SOLD at FULL PRICE in 4 days!   ROSE BUSHES line the front walk leading to the front door of this home.     This is the before staging  and then after staging of the Master Bedroom. ...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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STAGED AND SOLD IN 2014!   1918 WESTWOOD, ABILENE, TEXAS HAD COURTYARD CURB APPEAL AND SOLD IN ONLY 3 DAYS ON THE MARKET and AT FULL PRICE!     BEFORE:   AND AFTER STAGING!     The walls are the same color.  The only changes are the addition of curtains and staging furnishings.      1733 S 8th is...

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