Jean has been in Real Estate 30+ years, and brings all of that experience to you! All of her time has been spent in Isle of Wight County and the surrounding areas, which makes her a valuable tool for you to use in your search for just the right property! Call her today.
Contact Jean at (757) 635-9077
Robin began her career in Real Estate in 2007 with the formation of PFR, LLC. As a lifelong resident of Isle of Wight County, she, too, has extensive knowledge of this area. She also does all of the technical aspects of the business, as well as website maintenance.
Contact Robin at (757) 633-2305
Real estate transactions often involve one of the biggest financial investments most people experience in their lifetime. Transactions today usually exceed $100,000.00. If you had a $100,000.00 income tax problem, would you attempt to deal with it without the help of a CPA? Considering the small upside cost and the large downside risk, why consider a transaction in real estate with the help of a professional? We have access to the local MLS, which contains all of the listing information in the Tidewater area. We have access to all of the forms necessary to complete all types of transactions. We can guide you through the entire process, and we will do so in a way that takes some of the stress of it all off of you. So call us TODAY, and we will get started on YOUR sale or purchase!
most of the time sellers, not buyers, pay the commission in a Real Estate transaction??
Real Estate agents can show you properties that ANY other companies have listed for sale, not just those that they have listed??
many sellers that have their property FOR SALE BY OWNER would be willing to work with your agent to facilitate a sale for you??
it is extremely important to have a competent closing attorney or title company to handle your transaction??
PUTTING YOUR HOUSE ON THE MARKET? A GOOD REAL ESTATE AGENT ISN'T ALL YOU NEED. STAGING YOUR HOUSE CAN BE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ITS SITTING OR SELLING. SO WHAT IS "STAGING"? SMALL TWEAKS WITH PAINT, FURNITURE PLACEMENT, AND ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE YOUR HOUSE LOOK AS DESIRABLE AS POSSIBLE.
HERE ARE SOME SIMPLE TIPS TO HELP YOU TURN LOOKERS INTO BUYERS -
SCRUB TILL IT SPARKLES -
IT SOUNDS OBVIOUS, BUT EXPERTS SAY SELLERS OFTEN OVERLOOK THIS EASY FIX. VACUUM BEHIND COUCHES AND BEHIND THE BED. SCRUB OUT STAINS IN THE CARPET AND WASH ALL OF THE WINDOWS INSIDE AND OUT. SCOUR CEILING FANS AND POLISH DOORKNOBS. WHEN THINGS SPARKLE, HOUSES SELL. OPEN WINDOWS TO LET IN THE FRESH AIR. AND HAVE A FRIEND PERFORM THE WHITE GLOVE AND SNIFF TEST. YOU MAY BE SO USED TO YOUR CAT'S LITTER BOX THE YOU DON'T EVEN NOTICE ITS SMELL.
CLOBBER THE CLUTTER -
GO ROOM BY ROOM AND PURGE. THE LESS STUFF YOU HAVE, THE BIGGER THE HOUSE WILL SEEM. GET RID OF ANYTHING PERSONAL. PERSONAL ITEMS OFTEN MAKE BUYERS FEEL LIKE INTRUDERS. YOU WANT PEOPLE TO FEEL LIKE THEY'RE WALKING INTO A HOUSE THAT COULD BE THEIRS. IF YOU TRULY CAN'T PART WITH YOUR ELVIS PRESLEY COLLECTIBLES, RENT A STORAGE SPACE AND VISIT IT THEM THERE. DON'T SHOVE THEM IN A CABINET - BUYERS WILL OPEN OVERSTUFFED CLOSETS AND THINK THE HOUSE LACKS STORAGE SPACE. RESERVE THE DRAWERS FOR DAILY NECESSITIES LIKE TOOTHBRUSHES AND GLASSES.
PAY ATTENTION TO DETAILS -
GO THROUGH YOUR ENTIRE TO DO LIST, THEN DO AND REDO. THAT MEANS PATCHING ANY HOLES IN THE WALLS, FIXING LEAKY FAUCETS, AND REPLACING BURNED OUT LIGHT BULBS. BUY FRESH TOWELS AND PUT ALL THE TOILET LIDS DOWN. HIDE WASTEBASKETS. PLAY SOFT MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE. ORGANIZE THE GARAGE.
INEXPENSIVE EXTRAS -
SIX PROPS EVERY HOUSE SELLER SHOULD HAVE ON HAND - A BOWL OF LEMONS, FRESH FLOWERS, SPOTLIGHTS, CANDLES, THROW BLANKETS, AND PILLOWS. THESE ITEMS ARE THINGS THAT INVITE PEOPLE AND MAKE THEM FEEL AT HOME.
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF INDIVIDUALS THAT PROVIDE SERVICES RELATED TO THE BUYING AND SELLING PROCESS. WE PERSONALLY KNOW THESE INDIVIDUALS, HAVE WORKED WITH THEM IN THE PAST, AND HAVE BEEN PLEASED WITH THEIR LEVEL OF PROFESSIONALISM. WE IN NO WAY ENDORSE ANY ONE PARTICULAR INDIVIDUAL FOR ANY SERVICE. THIS IS MERELY A LIST WE HAVE COMPILED. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CHOOSE ANYONE YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH FOR ANY OF THESE SERVICES.
ELLIS WILLS, VICE PRESIDENT
FARMERS BANK MORTGAGE
OFFICE (757) 925-1333
CELL (757) 537-1155
KEVIN McMILLEN, SR. LOAN OFFICER
VETERANS UNITED HOME LOANS
OFFICE (800) 814-1103 x2253
SUFFOLK PEST CONTROL, INC.
DONNA & FAIRREN HUNEYCUTT
OFFICE (757) 934-2223
WILLIAM H. RIDDICK, III, ATTORNEY AT LAW
BARLOW & RIDDICK, PC
OFFICE (757) 357-4314
S U R V E Y O R S
CANADA LAND SURVEYING, PLC
OFFICE (757) 357-2911