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Ian Watt's Advice, An Investment In Preparation of Your Condo is Cheaper Than A Price Reduction

Vancouver Condo Real Estate Video Blog #594 - September 1, 2010

 

Ian Watt's Advice, An Investment In Preparation of Your Condo is Cheaper Than A Price Reduction

 

Ian Watt video blogs about a client who had painted his Vancouver Penthouse red and black and wondered why its wasn't selling. Then after taking it off the market for a week, painting it white, the penthouse had received an offer on the first showing.  If you want to voice your opinion or if you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca and visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/RealEstateVideos for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs.



Ian Watt: Hi, Good afternoon! It's Ian Watt in Downtown Vancouver. Just wanted to talk about the importance of getting the place prepared before it hits the market. You know I hate to rub it in and I love my client he's fantastic but I bugged him and bugged him and bugged him to paint his penthouse because he had painted it black and red and I said paint it white, paint it white and of course it's probably styling it was funky but white is where is at. Four months later we take it off to the market. We painted up the next showing we get an offer and it was a pretty good offer too. Not to say that there wasn't a little bit a luck involve but to tell you the truth getting your place prepared properly. Say that ten times fast, is such a major factor in showcasing and getting your place sold. Paint it up, spend the money because the cost of painting is definitely cheaper than the price reduction your going to face two months later. My name is Ian Watt and if you have any questions. you can always email me at ianwatt@ianwatt.ca. Thank you very much and have a great day!