An inside look at the residential real estate market in Southeast Texas including: the hottest neighborhoods, proven home selling strategies, home buying and negotiating tactics, median prices by neighborhood, average days homes are on the market, and professional advice on how to get the best deal when buying or selling a home.

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February 2020

Just Listed. 2465 Sunflower. Westchase Village.

Going in the MLS today.  2465 Sunflower, Beaumont, Texas.  Westchase Village.   

2465 Sunflower Front Ext

There are several marketing strategies that I use with each home I list for sale.  To be a top listing agent in Beaumont, Lumberton, Orange or any part of Southeast Texas for that matter, you have to know how to effectively market a property to reach the most potential buyers.  

More buyers = more offers = best price for the seller.  

To put a home in the MLS is not enough!  The quality of photos is critical.  Have you looked at some of the real estate photos out there?  There are some bad ones.  Staging a home is important.  Colors, furniture arrangement, clutter all have an impact on the buyers looking at your home online.  

Three dimensional tours are used by the top agents in Beaumont, Lumberton, and Orange.  When you are ready to list your home ask any agent you interview what marketing strategy they will use to expose your home to the most buyers.  

If you are thinking of selling your home and are ready to talk to a top REALTOR then contact me.  You can reach me on the blog or by text.  I specialize in helping people sell their homes and my top priorities are high level marketing and outstanding customer service.  



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Buying or Selling in Westchase Village, Beaumont, Texas

Knowing the market is critical when you plan to buy or sell a home.  Top Real Estate Agents know the local market.  We have access to the latest and most accurate data.  Zillow doesn't. 

Today I'm sharing market data from Westchase Village in Beaumont.  I'm not sharing it all.  That would be silly.  Then why would you need to call me?  This is what I call the fast stats.  

Eleven sales since August 2019. 



You might wonder how this information -minimums, maximums, averages -help you buy or sell a home.  These numbers give you a good idea what you might expect to pay to buy or what you might expect to profit on a sale.  

That's the big picture for the neighborhood.  From there you have to compare apples to apples.  You don't compare a 15 year old home to a 5 year old home unless the 15 year old home has had some major updates.  That's where working with a top real estate agent can save you thousands of dollars.  

If you have questions about Westchase Village or any other neighborhood in Beaumont, I'm here to help.  Contact me on the blog, call, text or make an appointment to meet me at my office.  Let me know what neighborhood you want the fast stats on.  I'll post them here on the blog.



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Finding a Top Realtor in Beaumont, Texas

Did you Google it?  I did. 

There are a lot of ads that will tell you how to find the right real estate agent, the top three realtors in your neighborhood, the top seller's agent in Beaumont, the top buyer's agent in Lumberton.  You get the message.  A lot of money is paid to these referral based real estate companies from agents that what you to find them.  

But you clicked my blog.  Organic results instead of paid results is my goal.  Marketing is my specialty.  I help people in Southeast Texas sell homes. 

Ready set sell

I work with buyers too but usually only ones that are referred to me by a friend or past client. 

There's only so much time in a day and my area of focus is helping sellers get the top price for their home.  

If you are thinking about selling a home in Southeast Texas I would like to talk to you.  You can contact me from the blog, call or text me on my cell.  

There are five key marketing tools that I use to sell homes for top market prices.  Let discuss them.  There is no cost or obligation to list your home.  The market analysis is a professional service I offer to help you decide if you want to sell your home. 



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Finding a Top Realtor in Beaumont, Orange, Lumberton, Texas

Qualities to look for when you choose a Realtor include: 

  • High level of Customer Service
  • Marketing Expertise
  • Years of Experience
  • Award Winning Performance
  • and .....
    Head shot with award

Hi.  My name is Diane McNelis, top producing Realtor with Coldwell Banker Southern Homes.  You found my Blog.  Here I post information that is helpful for anyone who is thinking about selling a home in Southeast Texas.  

I've been an award winning agent with multi-millions in sales volume for the past decade.  Wow. That makes me feel a little old.  LOL.  My specialties are marketing homes for sale, relocation sales and outstanding customer service.  

Here's a link to my Website for Desktop Use and my Mobile App  You can search for homes for sale with a direct connection to the MLS for the most accurate information (unlike Zillow).  

If you have any questions about selling a home in Southeast Texas, reach out to me by text, voice or email.  I'm here to help.  



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