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Pre-Listing, Renovation and Design Services

Tracy McLaughlin is nationally recognized in the real estate industry for maximizing a home's sales price with the pre-listing efforts that she implements for her clients. These improvements, when needed, include a comprehensive plan and written bids for design, construction, landscape improvements and staging (if necessary). Tracy has personally developed over 40 high-end homes in the United States for her own portfolio, and has 20 plus years of hands-on experience putting her own money at risk. Tracy has helped over 400 sellers in Marin County maximize their resale value over the course of her career with her unrivaled knowledge and hands on experience in design and development. For each dollar spent, there is a documented high return on those improvements. That is the subject of Tracy’s book, Real Estate Rescue, How America Leaves Billions Behind in Residential Real Estate and How to Maximize Your Home's Value (Book page and Amazon).

 

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Belvedere

An earlier appraisal of this home was in the $3.8 million range “as is.” After a walk through with the owners, Tracy made specific recommendations for capital improvements to maximize the seller's equity. The total project cost, including staging, was $306,250. Tracy's clients netted a total of $895,000 with capital improvements of $306,250. Every one of the improvements that Tracy implemented provided a very high return on investment. 

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Tiburon

Appraisals came in at $2.9 million “as is.” After a walk through with the owners, Tracy made specific recommendations for capital improvements to maximize the seller’s equity. The total project cost, including staging, was $188,600. The residence was listed at $3,595,000. After just three days on the market, it went into multiple overbid and closed at $4,000,000. Tracy’s clients netted a total of $911,400 with capital improvements of $188,600.

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Corte Madera

The property was initially valued at $3.5 million. After a walk through with the owners, Tracy made specific recommendations for capital improvements to maximize the seller’s equity. The total project cost was $214,445. The home was listed at $3,995,000. The home had a pre-emptive offer before scheduled offers were to be received and closed at $4,200,000. Tracy’s clients netted a total of $485,555 from a capital investment of $214, 445.