Have you seen the 4-bottle wine dispenser designed for home use? or the Miele® Speed Oven? One of the things I really enjoy about working on new construction listings in the luxury market is seeing the "cool stuff" the builders put into their homes. Since these items are above my personal price-point, it's unlikely I'd [...]
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I’m Judith — the inventor, owner and operator of SMARTePLANS – the premier online system for marketing luxury homes featuring our patented pictographic floor plan pictorials. There’s a lot that goes into marketing a high end multi-million dollar luxury property …… so come along with me and peek over my shoulder as we work.
This is one BIG Closet! 7 Rooms, not counting the Mirrored Dressing Room with Make-up Station and Shampoo Basin, the Exercise Room or the Sauna. This lady's large walk-in closet is in a home in River Oaks going onto the market in the $15M range. Believe it or not, this is not the largest [...]
SOLD? - Part III Marketing Luxury Home As Its Being Built. Is it sold? - It's pending -- so fingers are crossed for a seamless closing for this $2M+ home that is easily 6-8 months away from being completed. Once again, SMARTePLAN's with their interactive floor plan method of marketing helped sell this home [...]
Sherle Wagner's luxury bathrooms featuring hand-painted sinks with gold accents, gold-plated fixtures and semi-precious stones is legendary. Let's take a peek inside a home going onto the market in River Oaks with 10 baths/half-baths decorated with unmistakable Sherle Wagner basins and fixtures. One of his signature sinks is the over-the-edge porcelain sink hand painted in [...]
Why did the Judge make the agent buy a new Corian® kitchen? Because the listing agent advertised the home for sale as having Corian® countertops in the kitchen. Guess What? They weren't. This happened back around 2003 / 2004 in Houston when I was first starting out. A couple bought a home in WestU [...]