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While masks, hand sanitizer, and social distancing make home showings significantly safer, you may still have concerns about groups of potential buyers traversing through your home. Before you call off the staging company, consider that many home buyers are still exploring homes virtually in this “new normal.”

Every staging best practice pre-quarantine still applies— If anything, in this new normal, greater attention to detail should be taken when preparing your home for virtual tours.

Here’s how you can impress buyers from a distance:

1.    Lighting, Lighting, Lighting: If you’ve used Zoom lately for business meetings, you have a basic understanding of how important lighting is. Open shades and turn on as many lights in your home during

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Both images above capture a moment in time during my week last week. The image on the left? Me, dropping off an extension ladder to a home so the buyers could do some exterior painting before winter hits. The other? Batteries for a garage furnace, to remedy an inspection report note and ensure my clients are safe. Both tasks are a reminder of where I came from, and how the little touches in service truly matter. 

Sometimes, it can be easy to become full of ourselves, especially during busy seasons and there are lots of deals coming in. Something that will also humble me is my upbringing. I started off as a painter, working for someone who told me, "The only thing that will make you money is your hands." Instead of listening to this limiting

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It's contest time! We're giving away a $100 gift card to the winner's choice of local restaurants.

It all starts with getting booed by one of the SVG crew. If find yourself having been booed simply follow the directions on the flyer. Then post a picture of you booing your neighbors on your Facebook profile...and be sure to tag us! (@stevevolkersgroup). If you're on the receiving end of an SVG boo please keep it going, but if you are unable you can still play, just post a picture of your boo treat, tag us and you'll also be entered in our random drawing!

Pretty simple, and the instructions are with your treats, so if you've been booed get started...and be sure to watch Steve Volkers & Rachael Fountain show us how they BOO!

 

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Take a 3D tour of this exquisite, executive home on a beautiful cul de sac in sought after Railside Community in Byron Center. Located on Railside Golf Course and right off the Kent Trail, the home sits on a rare 1.10 acres and was custom built with family and entertaining in mind!!! The spacious home is 4500+ square feet and has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths including a new master bath with soaking tub and radiant heat floors. View the listing here >>

  

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OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, 9/19 from 10am-12pm. Fall in love with the unique details and charm of this 1920's 3 bedroom, 1 bath, craftsman bungalow. You'll be amazed by all of the original woodwork and hardwood floors, as well as some of the smaller, but thoughtful, details like original light fixtures, glass parlor doors, glass doorknobs and even period-correct switchplates. The huge eat-in kitchen has been updated with the focal point being the two-tone cabinetry, which looks amazing! Buy it today and there'll still be time to enjoy the large covered porch as well as the back deck. Once the snow flies you'll appreciate the 2 car garage and the convenient Westside location in proximity to grocery, restaurants, nightlife, highways and downtown. Schedule

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We're guessing you didn't realize that we're matchmakers here at Steve Volkers Group, real estate matchmakers! 

We've got buyers who are currently looking for homes that, in this extremely tight market, can't seem to find the home they've been seeking. So we're reaching out to those of you that may be on the fence about listing your home. Whether it's because you don't want a bunch of people walking through your home during the current pandemic or listing your home on the market just seems too overwhelming we can help! So if you or anyone you know has been considering a move but just aren't sure about listing on the MLS take a look below and see if we have a client looking for your home.

 

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  • Area: Kentwood/Wyoming
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With lots of potential for future reconfiguration of the floor plan and unbeatable views, this downtown Grand Rapids condo is nearly unparalleled in value for the amount of space in its location in the heart of downtown GR.

Check out what Steve Volkers & Rachael Fountain have to about this 11th-floor condo in the City View Condominium building!

View the listing here: https://bit.ly/cityview11b

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We're guessing you didn't realize that we're matchmakers here at Steve Volkers Group, real estate matchmakers! 

We've got buyers who are currently looking for homes that, in this extremely tight market, can't seem to find the home they've been seeking. So we're reaching out to those of you that may be on the fence about listing your home. Whether it's because you don't want a bunch of people walking through your home during the current pandemic or listing your home on the market just seems too overwhelming we can help! So if you or anyone you know has been considering a move but just aren't sure about listing on the MLS take a look below and see if we have a client looking for your home.

 

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  • Area: Kentwood/Wyoming
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We’re so excited…after an unavoidable delay due to COVID-19 The Townhomes of Breton Village are starting to rise from the former “mounds” that occupied this stretch of vacant land in the heart of Breton Village.

You can start to see the rendering come to life with these drone photos of the project taken on 6/11/2020.

We also got our first delivery of lumber! It won't take long for these bundles to be assembled atop the foundations, check back every weekend for updates until we're done!

 

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