In a world of low inventory and multiple offers, there is a fine art to pricing your home
In a world of low inventory and multiple offers, there is a fine art to pricing your home
October 05, 2020

By Amy Stockberger The definition of market value is what a buyer is willing to pay, but there is an art to pricing a home so that money isn’t left on the table while keeping the price within reach of the appraisal. It’s an art that an algorithm in a computer software cannot navigate, an art that only arrives with…

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New Buyer Match Service helps find homes, ease sellers’ stress
New Buyer Match Service helps find homes, ease sellers’ stress
September 09, 2020

By Amy Stockberger I have spent my entire real estate career — my only career, mind you, so I don’t have anything to compare it against — advertising listings for sale because that is the rule book I was given. I go to great lengths to make sure my listings — the product — are as shiny and desirable as…

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Competitive home market leads real estate firm to find new ways to deal for clients
Competitive home market leads real estate firm to find new ways to deal for clients
August 06, 2020

By Amy Stockberger, Amy Stockberger Real Estate I’m going to be real with you: If you’re in the market to buy a home right now, you need a bulldog on your side. We’re experiencing so many multiple-offer situations, if you’re the buyer you need an agent negotiating for you that has the moxie and empathy to understand how important this…

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Treating clients like family: VIP touches lead to lifetime relationships
Treating clients like family: VIP touches lead to lifetime relationships
July 06, 2020

By Amy Stockberger The recent quintessential holiday of summer is one of my favorites — celebrating all things American, freedom, independence, fireworks, grilling and most importantly time with family and friends. WalletHub estimated that 47 million people traveled 50-plus miles from home over the holiday in 2019 to spend time with family and friends. With our busy work lives, a…

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Realtor with passion for community service gives back as she grows career in hometown
Realtor with passion for community service gives back as she grows career in hometown
June 17, 2020

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Katie Day, a Realtor and broker associate with Amy Stockberger Real Estate and the executive director of Almost Home Canine Rescue. Name: Katie Day Age: 38 Hometown: Sioux Falls What brought you to Sioux Falls? I’ve been here pretty much my whole life other than when I lived one year in Madison and three years in Helena, Mont., as…

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Stockberger: Thinking of selling your house? It could be the perfect storm
Stockberger: Thinking of selling your house? It could be the perfect storm
June 17, 2020

By Amy Stockberger Is 2020 the year to sell your house? Inventory levels are at an all-time low as well as interest rates, making it a perfect storm for sellers in some price points. The Realtors Association of the Sioux Empire Inc. reported listing inventory being down more than 23 percent at the end of May. Prices also continue to…

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Spring brings share of real estate surprises — and most have been good ones
Spring brings share of real estate surprises — and most have been good ones
May 05, 2020

As our “new normal” continues to bring all the ultra-freshness of rapid adaptation, wanted or not, we are being blessed with spring. The absence of cold and snow we have been accustomed to in late April was wildly pleasant. For me, 2019 was – at the time – the strangest year I had ever sold real estate. I call the…

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March 2020 Market Update
March 2020 Market Update
May 05, 2020

First off, I hope you all are safe and healthy. We are praying for you all and are here to help. If you need anything, please let us know. Second, we want to give you an update on what we are seeing in the real estate market and how we are pivoting to match and stay ahead of all of…

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Crisis Demands Compassion Mixed With Innovation
Crisis Demands Compassion Mixed With Innovation
April 07, 2020

There are so many people we’re praying for. All the sick. Their families that can’t be with them. The medical workers on the front line. Those whose jobs have been lost. The businesses that are feeling the sting. And our leaders as they pilot a course they never dreamed would be laid at their feet. We are offering help to…

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New Office, Business Model Reflect Consumers' Demand For Elevated Experience
New Office, Business Model Reflect Consumers' Demand For Elevated Experience
March 13, 2020

We as humans have adjusted our expectations of what we deserve - rather, what we demand -- for goods and services rendered.  It's not just for high-priced items either. It's anything where we are willing to shell out our hard-earned money. I have been very impressed with McDonalds' business model for most of my adult career. Well, let's be honest,…

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Clients Can Now Enjoy Our Photo Booth Area
Clients Can Now Enjoy Our Photo Booth Area
January 24, 2020

The ASRE Photo Booth We have many creative spaces in our new building. One of those spaces is our Photo Booth Area. We're proud to offer this fun perk to our clients! It serves as a place for clients to take some fun photos (yes, we have photo props!) in celebration of the sale of their home or the purchase…

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A New Home for the Amy Stockberger Team
A New Home for the Amy Stockberger Team
January 17, 2020

Check Out Photos of Our New Space As you may have heard, our team recently settled into a beautiful new building unlike any other in Sioux Falls. Our new home is located at 610 W. 49th Street. The space functions as a traditional office with space for our 17 agents and 10 full-time staff. We wanted the space to reflect…

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