Welcome!




Expand Your Education with These Courses from
Becoming a Successful Sales Professional: Skills for Sales Success: Part One.
Effective Presentation Skills for Sales Professionals: Skills for Sales Success: Part Five.
A Consumer Advocate Approach to Real Estate & Mortgages: Courses 1 & 2.
BPOs: The Agent's Role in the Valuation Process.
Bundle 3: CIPS Institute (US Version).

Want Dream Home? Don’t Move—Renovate

Have a comment on this article? Share on Facebook!

By Barbara Williams

“Probably about one-quarter of my customers are those with older children who don’t want to move out of their homes,” Olson says. “But those who do say this is something they’ve waited for all their lives.”

Some homeowners who decide on renovation rather than a purchase try keep a part of the old structure that made their house unique.

Elizabeth Shanks wanted to keep a piece of a stained glass window “as a form of transition from the old into the new. We put it in a foyer—it’s not on an outside wall, but it looks like a church window and you can also see it from the dining room.”

“This is our version of nirvana,” David Shanks says.

©2014 The Record (Hackensack, N.J.)
Distributed by MCT Information Services

 

Continue Reading 1 2 3

Want instant access to great articles like this for your blog or newsletter? Check out our 30-day FREE trial of REsource Licensed Real Estate Content Solutions. Need easy stay-in-touch e-Marketing solutions too? Try Pop-a-Note for 99 cents!
Join RISMedia on Twitter and Facebook to connect with us and share your thoughts on this and other topics.




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Copyright© 2014 RISMedia, The Leader in Real Estate Information Systems and Real Estate News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be republished without permission from RISMedia.

Content on this website is copyrighted and may not be redistributed without express written permission from RISMedia. Access to RISMedia archives and thousands of articles like this, as well as consumer real estate videos, are available through RISMedia's REsource Licensed Content Solutions. Offering the industry’s most comprehensive and affordable content packages. Click here to learn more! http://resource.rismedia.com

Our Latest News >>