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Whether you’ve realized that there is a new, better destination for your family for the future, or you want to consolidate and purchase a single, larger home for retirement, selling a second home can seem like it might be a challenge. If you don’t live locally when you need to sell, a key to your success is having a top real estate agent team who are local and understand the market for second homes.

That being said, we’re at a moment in the market where it is entirely possible to sell your home and get a strong return – the market for homes is still strongly in the seller’s court. This link will take you to the latest Mammoth Lakes Market Update for details.

Here are some great strategies for selling your Mammoth second home before the New Year arrives.

Lean on the Scenic Appeal 

When you sell a home to others who will likely use it as a second home, you’re leaning heavily on how beautiful this place is as an escape, a getaway from day-to-day life. The elements that make your home a vacation haven are what you want to showcase, and you’ll want things like crisp photos of the available views and detailed information on distances to destination attractions – all of this helps buyers envision their leisure time spent in this home!

Emphasize Strong Features

With an agent’s help, it’s possible to identify the top features of this home that make it appealing in the current market. Whether lots of interior space, close to the lifts or soaring ceilings are the particular benefit your property brings, put that information front-and-center for buyers.

Do Basic Winter Curb Appeal Maintenance

When selling in the winter, you do not have the benefit of true curb appeal, but making the entry as inviting as possible helps. Make sure snow is cleared on the driveway and walk ways. Fresh paint on the front door along with a new welcome mat makes a difference.

Work With Agents Who Know the Buyer Market

One of the trickiest elements of selling second homes is simply finding the right buyers who are in the market for your beautiful home in the middle of gorgeous Mammoth Lakes California. With a real estate group that sells in this area frequently, you’ll be accessing not just their skills in the paperwork and processing of the sale, but also their knowledge of how to find your target buyer. When the right agents are involved, multiple interested buyers will consider your home and you’ll have the leverage to get a competitive offer on the home in the timeframe you need. Contact Destination Real Estate Mammoth Lakes office for a comprehensive evaluation of your property.

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If Your Property Needs Major Updating or Repairs, Now Might Be the Perfect Time to Sell It...

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This weekend is the Flash Fox Trailfest. Mammoth is always coming up with new events and experiences like this. It's so wonderful to live here and be a part of all the fun things going on locally.

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Summer flights are here!

Fly with Advanced Airlines from Hawthorne (HHR) or Carlsbad (CLD) directly into Mammoth Lakes this summer between June 16 and September 12, 2022. United Airlines is offering flights into the Eastern Sierra Regional Airport in Bishop (BIH) this summer. Fy June 24 through September 5, via San Francisco daily except Saturdays.

See you in the mountains!

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The lakes basin is one of my favorite places to hike. There are so many hidden gems and places to see back there and always a new adventure to find for yourself and your hiking partner (John of course!)

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Not ONE but TWO OPEN HOUSES
Thursday, June 23
9 AM - 11 AM

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That is one way to get out of paying taxes! Crazy!

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The brain of a Realtor® never stops, trust me!

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In a seller's market, making a cash offer will help you compete against other buyers with a mortgage contingency in a bidding war, but it's not a license to make a low offer. If other buyers make a higher offer and are pre-approved for a mortgage, a seller could easily chose to take the calculated risk for more money.

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They say things happen for a reason and that is absolutely true with this sale. My buyer clients were disappointed when they missed out in a multiple offer situation earlier this year. I believe it happened for a reason -- this condo is PERFECT for them! Thanks to Mickey Brown and Sierra Escrow or a smooth transaction!

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My dad died in a car accident when I was 18 years old. He was a man of few words but during those 18 years (especially my high school years🤣) he provided plenty of advice. There was an entire "experiment" he watched me perform. I will spare you the details but the lesson was "we are all replaceable." Sounds harsh but it is true and has kept me on my toes and always doing my best -- nothing is guaranteed.

Anxious to hear the best advice you have received from your dad (or dad figure in your life).

Yes....that's me and my dad❣
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So many activities happening in Mammoth Lakes this summer it's almost impossible to run out of things to do. Mammoth Motocross is this week and its WILD!

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Just listed! 50 Hillside #201 at the Westin. Check it out!

Link in Bio...

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What will we think of next?! I still don't totally understand the "metaverse" let alone buy real estate there!

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Today starts the Mammoth Yoga Festival! June 16th-19th enjoy the stunning beauty of CA's High Sierra with health & wellness, yoga and meditation.

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Homeowners Should Have Some “Fear of Missing Out” on this market. Check out my blog post all about it...

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If your parents (or another close relative) are giving you money to use toward a down payment on a house, make sure to get a "gift letter" signed by them stating that it's a gift, and not a loan to be repaid. It's also a good idea to have the money in your account months ahead of applying for your mortgage so that the money is "seasoned" in your account.

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Is this a perfect day to go out on the lake or what? Which lake? Have your pick!

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Look who is celebrating a birthday today.....
It is NOAH the Destination Real Estate Client Services coordinator taking care of business behind the scenes! Hope you get out and climb some peaks to celebrate!

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