Yearly Archives: 2012

The Rise of the Unsightly Home

Tweet Your listing is less than perfect, and it’s going to take a miracle to sell. Learn about the market for “ugly” homes. MAY 2012 | BY MELISSA DITTMANN TRACEY For every perfectly staged home that beckons buyers, there is a growing number of lemons—and one day you might have to sell one of them.  From [...]

Luxury fixer-uppers for cheap, but you can’t stay

Tweet MAURICE CAPOBIANCO/STAFF Cleaning up a home and making it livable and presentable for prospective buyers is the goal of the home caretakers. Magdalena Santana cleaned eight days straight for a home in Land O’ Lakes. By SHANNON BEHNKEN | The Tampa Tribune Published: July 25, 2011 Updated: July 25, 2011 – 12:32 PM ST. PETERSBURG – When [...]