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Stay Connected Blog 2020-10-28T12:15:58-05:00

The Coluzzi Difference

The Coluzzi Difference means being in-the-know.  Here at the Stay Connected Blog, we strive to provide you with the information you need whether you are a buyer, seller, investor, landlord, or anyone else. You’ll find posts about basic DIY home repairs, what to look for during showings, negotiation tactics, property management basics, and more!

Des Moines Duplex: Before and After

Tearing it Down to Build it Up This dilapidated two story duplex was not in great shape aesthetically, but the bones were there so Bob Coluzzi, our director of construction, began to work his magic of adding bathrooms, moving walls, clearing debris, cleaning up the lot. This duplex has one unit on the [...]

What is wholetailing? Is it the best strategy for you? Wholetailing vs Wholesaling

Are you a real estate investor or thinking about becoming one? You’ve probably heard wholesaling is a great way to get started. Wholesaling can work well for many, but there’s another, less well-known strategy to consider called wholetailing.  In wholetailing, the property is actually purchased and resold, instead of selling the contract for a fee, [...]

Do you know a local hero? Giving thanks to the heroes in our community

"Hero (noun):  a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability an illustrious warrior a person admired for achievements and noble qualities one who shows great courage.”  - Merriam-Webster Dictionary What makes a hero? The dictionary definition speaks of mythological figures and illustrious warriors. But real heroes are not [...]

Five Stars on 5th Avenue

Once upon a time... ...in a land not so far away, there sat an 800 square foot ranch which greeted its visitors with a lackluster living room. The wall paint begged for an update. The floors squawked for attention. The kitchen sat devoid of appliances and a curiously high ratio of upper to lower [...]

Upstaged

Upstaging the Competition We have two tours to display today: before staging and after staging. This 3 bed / 1 bath sits in the heart of the Woodland Heights neighborhood, near the trendy shops and eateries on Ingersoll and Grand. Take a look at how some furniture, artwork, and knickknacks took this house from [...]

Remodeled and Revamped

Fully Remodeled and Full of Charm From baby blue walls downstairs and hot pink walls with sticker-laden doors upstairs, this 1,800 square foot home has been fully remodeled and is move-in ready. Today, let's compare the before and afters. Everything behind the scenes is in tip top shape, but check out how the finishes [...]