The Importance of Staging for Home Sellers

(and How to Do It) Photo Powered by Virtuance Selling a home can be a challenge, especially in a competitive market. To make a home look attractive to buyers through photography and in person, most sellers stage their property. Knowing what staging is, how staging can help you sell and what you can do to […]

Moving With Kids

By Lindy Chapman | Via LinkedIn So your family is moving. Whether to a different city, a new state or even a foreign country–letting go of the security of all that is familiar is difficult. And dealing with the emotions and needs of kids only makes it more challenging! But if you can see it […]

Virtuance Receives “Best of Houzz Customer Service” Award

Virtuance Real Estate Photography is honored to accept the award for Best of Houzz Customer Service 2018! Over 40 million monthly unique Houzz users participated in selecting awards recipients. Customer Service honors are based on a number of factors including the number and quality of client reviews received in 2017. Our customers are extremely important […]

The New Amazon Headquarters Effect: How High Will Home Prices and Rents Go?

Via | By Clare Trapasso It’s no secret that home prices are on the rise across the country. But they’re likely to catapult to new heights in whichever city scores the ultimate prize: Amazon’s second headquarters and the up to 50,000 well-paid workers it plans to employ. Amazon Prime! Read More…

How to capitalize when the inventory shortage peaks

5 ways freed-up housing might impact your business Via Inman  | By Bernice Ross The high demand and the tight inventory are the two primary factors holding the real estate market back. The good news is that the inventory shortage may have peaked, and due to rising interest rates, it will probably improve in 2018. […]

Top 10 Affordable, Kid-Friendly Suburbs City Parents Won’t Hate

Via It’s said there’s a season for everything—a time to sow and a time to reap, a time to scoop up bargains at after-holiday sales, and a time to purge that extra crap you didn’t need in the first place. And many new parents inevitably face the most transformative season of all—the one when they decide they have no […]

Home Prices Rose 7% in 2017: Redfin

Inventory has been tightening for 27 months straight Via Inman Home prices rose 6.8 percent year-over-year in the month of December, pushing the median home sale price up to $287,000, according to Redfin’s December housing market report. Home sales for the month were down 2.8 percent, and the level of available for-sale inventory plummeted 14.5 percent […]

Popular Mid-Century Modern Homes Are Fetching Top Dollar

Via Architect Reja Bakh specializes in international mega projects, such as the cultural center and hotel complex he is designing in Beijing. But the project that has captured his imagination involves a tiny glass and stucco house in New Canaan, Conn., built in 1953. Known as the Alice Ball House, the home was designed […]

We’re Looking for Aerial Photographers!

HDReal® Aerial Photographer – Multiple Locations As a Virtuance HDReal® Aerial Photographer, your responsibilities include photographing the client’s property, naming the photos, and uploading them to our servers. We handle everything else including all image processing, scheduling, client communications, image deliveries, client billing, and other administrative and logistical tasks. Job Requirements: Commitment to excellent customer […]

Which home improvement projects have the highest ROI?

Via Inman News As a real estate agent and trusted adviser, clients likely often reach out and ask your thoughts on home improvement projects to get a better sale price for their home. Lucky for you, Remodeling Magazine just released its 2017 Cost Vs. Value report to help you answer these questions. The report “compares average cost for […]