The holiday touches may be variations on the icy blue-and-white color palette -- or dashes of silver brightening the traditional red-and-green decorations. If you’ve been reading the home décor magazines, you know how the leading trends this winter are all about glitz and glam: designer touches meant to brighten even the darkest winter day (remember, this year’s shortest day -- December 21 – is right around the corner!). Still, I always suspect that a little nostalgic holiday warmth can add the same kind of welcoming touch…without breaking the piggy bank!
If you are planning to join those with Denver Metro Area properties for sale this season, a few stalwart touches can go far to add a sleighful of holiday cheer.
Christmas carols may be blaring through every loudspeaker from supermarket to mall, but don’t assume they have been terminally overused. For a December showing or open house, the warm feeling that familiar music evokes still works its magic when played in a home environment. But do keep the stereo volume set to background level – no one likes having to shout to be heard (even over six geese a-laying).
Many families used to host an annual “Holiday Open House” for friends and neighbors. That custom may be largely forgotten, but those with CentennialCherry Hills Village Greenwood VillageLone Tree properties for sale can add some of that same good feeling to their own open houses by adding nostalgic touches -- like serving hot cocoa and marshmallows to attendees. It’s a sweet, almost rustic touch that brings good old-fashioned hospitality to a modern marketing event.
Whether you are considering buying or selling property this winter, there really is no need to put off a decision until after the New Year. December can be a great time to get started -- and I am here this holiday season to help make your property dreams come true!
Jason Peck is part of the Carr & Peck Real Estate Experts at Coldwell Banker. He has been recognized locally and nationally as in expert in real estate. Locally he is 2nd in Denver Metro sales out of 5,000 agents and has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal and Real Trends as one of the top selling agents in the country. He is a top 10 agent for Coldwell Banker nationally in homes sold. He is co-author of the National Best Selling Book, “The New Rise in Real Estate”. For more information feel free to contact him
Blog: Sleighful of Holiday Cheer Enlivens Home Sales
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Author:Jason Peck Phone: 720-446-6301 Dated: December 16th 2012 Views: 1,244 About Jason: ...
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