Do you need some ideas about how to sell your real estate? Quick tip: make your home appeal to agents. If a real estate agent loves your home, the agent will want to show it to clients. So, when you stage your home, chances are that real estate agents will send you more buyer clients. What should you proactively do if your home is trendy and updated?

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When it comes to decor for sellers, less is definitely more.

Remove anything that requires an opinion. What does that mean? Anything that people either love or hate, probably should be crated and prepared for moving day.

Is it just too good to throw away but not worth selling right now? Give it to a friend. That helps both of you.

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Sometimes people don’t think about their windows and how they can help sell their home. Windows open up space in small rooms and they let light into large rooms.

If your windows are hiding behind cumbersome drapes and other coverings, now’s the time to take them down. Leave your windows bare, or hang sheer linen curtains.

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What should you do about your paint colors if you’re thinking of selling in Fairfax Station Virginia?

Because we also do a lot of property management, I can recommend several painters in Fairfax County for you to price out a paint job.

Sometimes, painting means just the front door. Your front door really is your home’s first impression. For whatever reason, gray and navy front doors seem to fetch more money!

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How can you make it easier for the buyer to envision your property as his or her home?

Your home is a personal statement about who you are. But when you put your home on the market, it’s no longer your home. It’s a product for sale.

When you buy a home the first thing you’ll want to do is personalize it. When you sell a home in Fairfax County, the first thing you’ll want to do is de-personalize it.

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Consider these ideas:

  • Replace dark furnishings with glass or metal furnishings. Dark antique woods are beautiful but glass is see-through and creates a more open feel.
  • Consider putting flowers on your front step, or a wreath on your door, or a decorative plant in the foyer.
  • Arrange things to display the rooms purpose. This can help utility areas like a mud room or a tool room or craft area.
  • Rearrange furniture to maximize floor space. When you place furnishings in your residence you maximize your home’s livability. When you place furnishings in a home for sale, you want to maximize the home’s appeal.

Do you have a house like 11409 Wolfs Lndg? It’s time to look closely at houses in 22039 to see what’s sold and what’s selling. (I can help.) If you’re a homeowner it’s difficult to objectively compare your home to a property like 11409 Wolfs Lndg? Fairfax County real estate offers some of the priciest properties in the country. So, a home buyer here is going to expect a lot from your house.

I’m Will Nesbitt and I’m an expert in Fairfax Station real estate. I’m ready to work for you if you want to sell your house. I’m standing by if you need to know more about your home’s value, and I can give you personalized staging tips that work in 22039. Thanks much for giving my family-run business a chance to work for you.

5736 Daingerfield Way

GREAT Location in Fairfax Station. Close to Virginia Railway Express, George Mason University. Occupied property, inspections not available – SOLD AS-IS. No for sale sign. Contact with occupants is PROHIBITED. [Beaumont$934,900]

10329 Regency Station Dr

Elegant Estate Home, Wonderful Cul-de-sac location, Private Lot & Convenient Commute! LUX MAIN FLOOR master suite with tray ceiling, sitting area & walk out to sundeck! Arched entryways, sparkling hardwoods, stone fireplace w/ Palladian Window in Great Room. Gourmet Kit & Breakfast Rm open to custom stone patio & sundeck surrounded by majestic trees for privacy! Fun & games in HUGE LL Rec Rm [Edgewater$949,900]

12007 Corral Dr

A special place where horses & livestock have been organically raised & many have learned about sustainable living. Well maintained land, 5 fenced pastures, 8 stall barn, sand riding arena & round pen. Charming updated hm w/lrg sun-filled eat-in Kit, lux Master BA & English basement walks out to gorgeous Town & Country pool. No HOA,miles of riding trails & close-in to amenities. Motivated Seller. [Colt Valley Farms$925,000]

12010 Yates Ford Rd

Open House Sun from 1 – 4. Timeless style & elegance. Wooded lot offers a secluded retreat of spectacular beauty! 2016 renovations – chef’s kit with 42″ custom cabinets, hi-end appliances, granite, hardwoods, upgraded lighting, remodeled baths & more! Relax around a private 42′ pool w/spa. Fenced pastures w/stream! 2 stall barn, shaded paddock area, bridle trails, equestrian paradise! [Redlac Forest$949,000]

9708 Rambling Ridge Ct

Rarely available model w/ dramatic 2 story foyer w/ curved staircase & 2 story fmlyrm flooded w/ sunlt/ beautiful 3 seasonrm/ deck overlooks flat cleared fenced lot/ library w/ built-ins/ dual zone HVAC/ fin bsmt w/ recrm, 2 dens, full bath+ loads of storage/ 2 frplcs/ huge kitchen w/ island, breakfast bar & SS appli/ many new windows/ fresh paint/walk to park & 1 block to pool/OPEN SUN 11/12 1-4 [South Run$934,950]

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.