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designed to sell

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Debbi DiMaggio

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When you have been doing something for over 30 years that thing you do becomes second nature. For me designing homes is one of those things. Each time we take a new listing there is work to be done. Of course it varies from home to home. And once in awhile a client chooses to sell cleaned and vacant. Usually that only occurs when a home is too far gone and the investment out ways the return.

Let’s break in down.

Obtaining inspections is the first step. It’s not unlike what happens when we get a check up at the doctors office with the addition of further testing and bloodwork. We do the same for a house. Adam and I will book appointments for the following inspections: Termite, Comprehensive Home (checking all systems), Sewer Lateral, Foundation (if recommenced by the home inspector), Roof including Furnace and Electrical if those systems are outdated and require a bid to fix, update or replace. In the Piedmont East Bay these reports will be passed on to the Buyer and paid for up front by the Seller. Area standards vary from area to area, city to city. In Los Angeles where we also work, Buyers pay for any and all inspections the deem necessary, but do not preform such inspections until after they are in contract.

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The second step is the design aspect. This is my favorite part. I enjoy the creativity and the process from brining a home from lived in to staged to sell. I manage each aspect. First we obtain bids: Staging, Painting and note any repairs, as well as Garden Clean Up, Window Washing, Floor Refinishing or Carpet Replacement and Lighting Updates. Sometimes we update kitchen and bath countertops. Once we have produced all the bids we pass them on to the seller to decide how much or how little they would like to invest. Most of the times our Sellers see the benefit and agree to making the investment. After all they will reap the rewards of a higher sale.

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Having just returned from a listing consultation in the very neighborhood I grew up, and the same neighborhood we raised our children, I realized that we had sold quite a few within a few blocks of one another. As we chatted with the Sellers we reminisced about all the old neighbors. In Piedmont homes are referred to by name, the name of the original homeowner. Even though a home could have had 3 different homeowners since the original homeowner or the one that just stuck in our minds during our childhood.

Here are just a few homes we sold in the neighborhood and brought from Lived In to Staged To Sell.

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80 Cambrian ( Remodeled the home and Leased it. ) Sue Tornlof, PHS

308 Sea View Avenue

7 St James Piedmont

148 Sandringham Road

180 Sandringham Road

199 St James Drive

148 Estates Drive

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If you are interested in a complimentary analysis and design consultation please do not hesitate to call. Adam and I are happy to stop by.

 

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Piedmont, a wonderful place to call home

Saturday, March 30, 2019
Debbi DiMaggio

Click And Listen. 19 Hardwick Avenue, Piedmont, CA

Marketing A Home For Sale

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Debbi DiMaggio

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Piedmont Business Network Fall Kick Off … A Great Success!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Debbi DiMaggio

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Guests filled the Piedmont Center for the Arts last Wednesday evening, September 14th, 2016, for the Piedmont Business Network Fall Mixer. Neighbors, business-people and representatives from various groups and charitable organizations mixed, mingled and exchanged business cards.

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Highland Before and After

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Debbi DiMaggio

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Before and After photographs of the historic Ghirardelli Mansion in Piedmont.

Piedmont is certainly home to top-rated schools, K-12 but more then that, anyone who resides in Piedmont knows Piedmont is more then a town, it’s a small community with spirit and passion. When you buy into Piedmont not only do you have the luxury of private fire and police departments dedicated to its citizens but you will come to enjoy a lifetime of connections and experiences.

Begin your legacy here just as we have.

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