THINKING OF SELLING?
"YOUR HOME IS YOUR CASTLE".
Of course you want to get the highest price possible in the shortest length of time! Above all you want an agent you can trust, one who will work hard for you. Whether you sign up with Katherine or Kimberly all of the services listed are included with your listing!
Katherine gives you good value, respects your privacy, and understands your need for qualified buyers. People feel comfortable and confident with her, right from the start.
Katherine has been the recipient of the prestigious Prudential Chairman's Circle Award for the past three years moving into the top 1% of producers in North America for her sales in 2008.. Thinking of selling, Katherine will be happy to help you!
Kimberly Legge has sold numerous homes and moved many times her. She understands first-hand the challenges involved with presenting your home to possible buyers while maintaining a comfortable, stress free lifestyle for your family from the staging process to the packing! Her friendly personality and hands on experience will make you feel at ease as she walks you step by step through the process of this most important decision you have made, to sell your house! If you're thinking of selling, give Kimberly a call today, you'll be glad you did!
FREE HOME EVALUATION
Thinking of selling but not sure of the price. Statistics prove that pricing your house too high by even 10% reduces the buying public to only 2%! Take away the guess work and call Katherine or Kimberly today for your free, no obligation home evaluation!
Prudential, the first real estate company in Canada, has been selling homes for over 125 years with brand recognition that is second to none! Prudential Financial ranks 57th on the Fortune 500 List. That's part of why we say we're Rock Solid in Real Estate!
WHO DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR HOUSE?
Prudential consistently retains the highest average sales price in North America, this year at $368,019 surpassing the nearest competing agency by an outstanding $90,634. Prudential Summit in Saint John holds the record in Canada for 2005, 2006, & 2007 for the highest fourth quarter sales in the country per salesperson capitia as well as the first quarter of 2008!
You want an agent who does more than puts up a sign & waits for an offer! Katherine takes the MLS system very seriously, understanding well that each of the 307 licensed salespersons in southern New Brunswick have thousands of contacts. Katherine nurtures these important relationships proving that her number one goal is to get your house sold quickly & profitably.
Not only does Katherine market your property to the public but to the other Realtors of the Saint John Real Estate Board as well. In 2007 she began an annual appreciation program for the local realtors who have shown and sold her MLS listings. This highly anticipated event takes place each year, just before Christmas with a full fledged gala at Katherine’s home where the red carpet is rolled out and these agents are wined, dined and entertained in style! The event draws to a close with Father Christmas drawing one of their names for a substantial monetary gift for one lucky winner! This is Katherine’s way of saying “Thank You” and showing her appreciation to these hard working agents who have shown or sold your property! It is important that they are excited about your property; after all it only takes one buyer to fall in love with your home!
Marketing your property to the public is one of the most important tasks of your REALTOR. Katherine has one of the most extensive media programs in the industry consistently featuring your property to the public & inviting buyers to view your property on line. Katherine spends numerous hours perfecting her listings on the web with the knowledge that 97% of Canadians do their new home shopping on line in the comfort of their own home, usually choosing 3 or 4 favorites to actually walk through. Did you know that Baby Boomers, at 97.2% are the most computer literate age group in the world! These people also represent the highest available purchasing ratio!
Prudential has spent millions of dollars to connect with Yahoo,the #1 Internet brand globally and the most trafficked Internet destination worldwide. When buyers click on real estate on Yahoo, they are automatically connected with Prudential's listings!
ALL OF THE PROPERTIES LISTED WITH KATHERINE RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING MARKETING ADVANTAGES;
-TELEGRAPH JOURNAL, Every issue of the Real Estate Guide. Katherine's professionally designed ad stands out in the crowd drawing buyer's attention second to none!
-SAINT JOHN AIRPORT Very important location. Illuminated signage centered on the luggage carousel in the baggage claim area. Katherine is the only REALTOR permitted to advertise at the airport, the #1 spot for high visibility to those relocating to our area, business travelers and other frequent flyers who have the means to buy your home!
-KATHERINEBACON.COM Katherine receives tens of thousands of hits on her professionally designed, personal, real estate web site from buyers in our local area, across Canada and around the world! Buyers and sellers especially enjoy the ease of navigation around the site, the detailed descriptions of the properties, the slide shows and large numerous photos! Her tech support staff has her connected to numerous search engines so if buyers are searching the web for property in New Brunswick be sure that your property listed with Katherine will show up on their screen!
-PREACANADA.COM Prudential Real Estate cuts the leading edge in Real Estate web sites with global access from a leader in the industry!
-NUMEROUS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL WEB SITES.. Inclusion in specialty web sites drawing attention to your property from around the globe! For example one web site alone is designed for boat owners looking for a waterfront cottage or a second home located near a yacht club. The buyer keys in the length, beam, and draft of their boat as well as the turning radius required and the computer responds with a list of waterfront properties available that suit the requirements of their own personal craft along with a map showing where the property sits on the waterfront! These sites are advertised in Yachting Magazine and Soundings!
-PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY. For truly professional marketing your home deserves photos by an expert!
Jennifer Roos, who works exclusively with Katherine, is not only a very talented photographer but her charming, friendly, easy manner makes her a joy to welcome into your home! Jennifer is a very important member of Katherine’s team. She works hard to ensure that your property is presented in its best light in the newspaper and on the web sites! Buyers and sellers are extremely complimentary and appreciative of Jennifer's photos and pleasant demeanor!
-BLACKBERRY USERS CUSTOM WEB SITE. Keeping up to date with the latest trends, Katherine is the first in Atlantic Canada to provide a custom web site specifically designed and sized for the numerous buyers checking for homes on their blackberries! All of Katherine’s listings are provided in full detail with all photos as well!
FINE HOMES INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING INCLUDES ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS INCLUSION IN THE FOLLOWING MAGAZINES AND WEB SITES;
UNIQUE HOMES Unsurpassed Distribution! With 320,000 distribution points across Canada and the USA, Unique Homes is the largest national publisher of printed and online magazines for the real estate market.
FINE HOMES INTERNATIONAL 18,000 are inserted in The New York Times and distributed to affluent New York metro area subscribers as well as 12,000 distributed by Prudential Real Estate Sales Professionals across North America to affluent buyers.
10,000 direct mailed to national & worldwide subscribers,21,000 copies are for sale in fine bookstores, newsstands, airports, luxury hotels & resorts worldwide, 29,000 are distributed in upscale retail locations & fine hotels across America.
DUPONT REGISTRY For 25 years Dupont has been located in the news stands of over 55 foreign countries, as well as executive lounges of every major international airport. Dupont is dispersed to Business and First Class passengers on 36 international airlines including US Air, Australia Air, British Airways, Japan Air, Air France, Air India, Korean Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Lufthansa! Dupont Registry is renowned world wide for representing the crème de la crème for decades.
Dream Homes web site, visited world wide by high end buyers! View Katherine's listings, click on International, Canada! www.dreamhomes.us
Luxury Homes Web Site Popular site for upscale buyers around the world! www.luxuryhomes.com
Unique Homes Web Site Prestigious global web advertising to a discriminating clientele. www.uniquehomes.com
Quantity & Quality of Advertising
It is important that the public is consistently aware that your property is on the market especially in the upper end market. Make sure the agent you choose advertises on a regular basis in the right locations where your property will be seen not just locally but nationally & internationally as well! Many families are relocating to our area from around the world. No matter what city and country they are coming from you want them
One third of all real estate sales come from relocation services. Prudential is one of the largest relocation management companies in the world, delivering services to a broad range of corporations and government agencies. Over 1800 offices in North America refer clients to more than 5,000 markets worldwide. Katherine is the local representative for numerous large corporate relocations companies as well who call Katherine to find their buyers homes here in Southern New Brunswick. Be sure your home is on her list!
As a professional interior designer with 25 years experience, when listing your property, Katherine makes no cost changes that give sellers an edge. This can be as simple as rearranging your furniture or changing the color of the front door, just like on TV! This Finishing Touch is an added bonus, valued at $150 per hour and included free of change with your listing. Other REALTORS can give you basic tips for preparing your home for market but Katherine is the only REALTOR/PROFESSIONAL DESIGNER in the Maritimes who can provide you with professional design advice to show your property off to its best advantage!
Not only can Katherine can point out the special features & details of your property, she can also make approximations as to replacement costs to serious buyers. This allows them to more clearly see the value in your home.
Most important is Katherine's extensive network of connections. She has built a rapport with thousands of people through her 25-year business and numerous charity events. View benefits for details.
TOLL FREE Statistics show that out of town buyers are more likely to call about properties advertised with a toll free phone number. Katherine's clients have access to her toll free # from anywhere in North America. Great for buyers and also for owners away on vacation who like to keep in touch!
"Choose your REALTOR wisely! This is the largest personal transaction of your life".