The McDonald Real Estate Team, Meeting in the Middle

Meeting in the Middle

By Sean and Aimee McDonald

When trying to ascertain the value of a home, buyers and sellers understandably possess differing expectations.  Unfortunately, inexperienced buyers and sellers may arbitrarily set unrealistic objectives, thereby preventing them from successfully achieving their real estate goals.  While differing perceptions are an ever-present reality when buying or selling a home, there’s value in acknowledging the competitive motives of both sides to avoid a negotiation impasse.Read more…_

The McDonald Real Estate Team, How to Light Up the Season

How to Light up the Season

By Sean and Aimee McDonald

With the passage of Thanksgiving, it’s time to infuse some illumination into the holidays!  There’s no better way to intensify the festive curb appeal of a home, than through Christmas lights.  For many, Thanksgiving serves as the demarcation of the holiday season.  There’re those who’re motivated to brighten the exterior spaces of their homes in anticipation of what is soon to come.Read more…

The McDonald Real Estate Team, Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

By Sean and Aimee McDonald

As the year comes to a close and the holidays approach, many homeowners set their sights on repurposing underutilized areas within their homes.  For some, enhanced entertainment space is desired, fostering social engagement with family and friends.  While others, seek to escape the hustle and bustle of the season, creating private personal retreats.  The redefinition of these areas is a departure from traditional home-offices or dens.  For example, a dining room may lend itself to becoming a gamer’s paradise, a finished basement may be repurposed as a home theatre, an attic. 
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The McDonald Real Estate Team, Creating a Spooktacularly Safe Halloween Home

Creating a Spooktacularly Safe Halloween Home

By Sean and Aimee McDonald

Halloween is nearly here!  Creating a welcoming home for this special evening’s festivities, is a focal concentration of many homeowners.  A few mild-frights, and even a surprise or two, are most certainly in order.
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The McDonald Real Estate Team, The Autumn Real Estate Market

The Autumn Real Estate Market

By Sean and Aimee McDonald

As the seasons change and the transition from summer to autumn occurs, the real estate market undergoes its own unique transformation.  While the spring and summer seasons may be the busiest times of the year, times have also changed.  For many, the most advantageous time to buy or sell a home is in the fall. Read more…

Property Descriptions with Distinction

 Just listed, a wonderfully maintained home in a great location with exquisite mountain views… The power of visual imagery in well-crafted descriptions is of immense value when marketing a home for sale. There are profound artistic and analytical synergies intrinsic in successfully marketed homes. Read more…

 

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