There are many things that add to value in pricing a home. Traditionally it’s been: location, location, location. In today’s world, maybe that means how close you are to a Starbucks?!?
“After a Starbucks opens in town, housing prices tend to rise, Harvard study finds
“Each new Starbucks boosts the value of housing prices in a neighborhood. And not by an insignificant amount.”
Does that really have an effect on each home?
There needs to be something special done to prepare a particular home for sale in order to generate multiple offers and have it sell for way over the asking price. Nancy does this consistently with her listings.
Here’s one recent example of a doll house near the Rose Bowl that fetched more than $ 100K over the asking price. And no, there’s no Starbucks nearby. But just for fun, read the article about how prices are affected, just in case you hear a Starbucks is coming into your neighborhood. Scroll down for the link to the Harvard article.
Take a look at 1193 ARMADA DRIVE // PASADENA 91103
The market value for this home was $675K but Nancy sold it for $776K! What’s the value added that Nancy incorporates to get these astounding results?
Charming Brick Front Traditional
“A new Starbucks introduced into a ZIP code is associated with a 0.5 percent increase in housing prices within a year, the paper found.
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Nancy has been licensed to sell real estate since 1991. This includes sales experience in residential, land and investment properties. Due to her vast experience and expertise in the handling of complicated real estate transaction, she as the chosen as the Official Real Estate Sponsor of the Pasadena Bar Association for 5 years.
Nancy approaches each home sale as a new work that will be given a glorious Premiere! The staging, set design, and presentation all result in her listings being the “buzz” all over town. Nancy harnesses the power of the Internet to give her listings a competitive edge. She sees the Web as the most valuable way to respond to the constantly changing real estate climate. Nancy has the experience, knowledge and flexibility to harness the power of the Web in real estate transactions to get her sellers’ properties the best exposure, worldwide.
Like most people in this field, Nancy had another career before entering real estate. After graduating from Northwestern University School of Music, she attended the Juilliard School. Nancy went to Europe for the summer to continue her vocal training and stayed for 12 years! She sang professionally as a lyric soprano soloist in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. Nancy is fluent in German and has a very good ear for languages! Her years of living abroad have given her a deep understanding of Buyers and Sellers from varying cultures and traditions. This experience is a valuable tool in understanding client needs and translates into a superb skill in negotiating on behalf of her clients. The experience of living in Europe as well as recent trips to visit family in Asia, she has a deep understanding of varying architectural and decorating styles.