Meet Our Newest Face: Shawn Martins!
Meet Our Newest Face: Shawn Martins!
November 21, 2016

Shawn Martins | REALTOR ® | The Amy Stockberger Team Shawn Martins is our newest addition to the team, and we're super pumped to have him on board! Shawn comes to us all the way from New York, and he's excited to start selling some homes here in the Midwest with us. You'll hopefully be seeing his name a lot more…

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Team Member of the Week: Zach Jacobsen
Team Member of the Week: Zach Jacobsen
October 27, 2016

Zach Jacobsen | Realtor® | The Amy Stockberger Team Start Date with A.S.: May 1st, 2015   Originally from: Sioux Falls, SD   College & major(s): South Dakota State University   Birthday: September 21, 1986   Best concert you’ve ever been to: Eric Church/Kenny Chesney/Zac Brown at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.   If someone was looking for you in the…

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Team Member Of The Week: Colleen Thompson
Team Member Of The Week: Colleen Thompson
October 14, 2016

Colleen Thompson, Listing Coordinator | Marketing Specialist Start Date with AS Team: May 23rd, 2016   Originally from: Clarks Grove, MN (went to high school in Albert Lea)   College & major(s): University of Sioux Falls, Entrepreneurial Studies & Media Marketing  . . . Go Coo! :)   Birthday: October 22nd, 1993   Best concert you’ve ever been to: Family Force…

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Team Member of The Week: Erica Peterson
Team Member of The Week: Erica Peterson
October 10, 2016

Erica Peterson Start Date with A.S.: July 8th, 2016   Originally from: Alcester, SD   College & major(s): University Center, Human Development & Family Studies   Birthday: July 19th, 1993   Best concert you’ve ever been to: Jason Aldean   If someone was looking for you in the mall, where would they most likely find you? Bath & Body Works…

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Happy Birthday To Our All-Star Agent, Katie Day!
Happy Birthday To Our All-Star Agent, Katie Day!
October 03, 2016

Katie Day     Start Date with A.S.: April 2008   Originally from: Sioux Falls, SD   Education: Colorado Tech, Business Management   Birthday: 10/3/81   Best concert you’ve ever been to: Kane Brown, The Cadillac Three, Cole Swindell & FL Georgia Line   If someone was looking for you in the mall, where would they most likely find you? Victoria's…

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Team Member of the Week: Griffin
Team Member of the Week: Griffin
August 11, 2016

Griffin Zieske Start date and title with A.S.: February 2016, Inside Sales Agent   Originally from: Sacred Heart, MN   College & major(s): Master's Degree in Sports Management at Minnesota State University, Mankato   Birthday: September 20, 1988   Best concert you’ve ever been to: Randy Houser   If someone was looking for you in the mall, where would they…

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Team Member of the Week: Teresa
Team Member of the Week: Teresa
August 04, 2016

Teresa Geiken Start Date with A.S.: September 4th, 2014   Originally from: A farm outside of Worthington, MN   College & major(s): Cosmetology in St. Cloud, MN, and Real Estate at Pro-Ed in Sioux Falls   Birthday: November 4th   Best concert you’ve ever been to: Coldplay . . .don't knock it until you try it ;)   If someone…

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Birthday Shout-Out!
Birthday Shout-Out!
July 25, 2016

Happy birthday to our valued AS team member: Andy Carpenter! Have a great day, man! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Amy Stockberger Team offers the highest level of service in creating a smooth transaction, which is made possible by using the array of systems and checklists that have been developed with years of experience and knowledge. With the best technology available, The Amy Stockberger Team…

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Team Member of the Week: Jon
Team Member of the Week: Jon
June 22, 2016

Our featured team member of the week is none other than Jon Fick, an all-star realtor on the AS Team. Jon will always extend a friendly greeting and a warm smile with whomever he encounters. He goes above and beyond, always willing to go the extra mile for his clients. For all his outstanding work he has been dubbed our highlighted…

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Birthday Shout-Out!
Birthday Shout-Out!
June 13, 2016

Happy birthday to our valued agent and AS team member: Jason Schumacher! Have a great day, man! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Amy Stockberger team offers the highest level of service in creating a smooth transaction which is made possible by using the array of systems and checklists that have been developed with years of experience and knowledge. With the best technology available, The Amy Stockberger…

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Team Member of the Week: Andy
Team Member of the Week: Andy
June 01, 2016

Andrew Carpenter Start Date with A.S.: January 29, 2016, a date which will live in infamy   Originally from: Dell Rapids, home of the Quarriers   College & major(s): Southeast Tech, Business Admin.   Birthday: July 25, 1983 AD   Best concert you’ve ever been to: Colton Dixon   If someone was looking for you in the mall, where would…

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Summertime Fun
Summertime Fun
June 23, 2015

Summertime is filled with sunshine, warm weather, swimming pools and, sometimes, boredom! Thankfully, we live in a city that fills summertime with baseball, First Fridays, concert series’, block parties & so much more! Here are a few of the more unique summer activities Sioux Falls has to offer: The Storyland Children’s Theatre offers eight productions through the months of June and…

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Volunteering
Volunteering
June 01, 2015

Helping out and being a part of your community comes in many forms, but volunteering is a great way to meet new people, strengthen existing relationships and can be both fun and fulfilling! Often times people are wanting to get involved and find a way but are unsure as to where to start looking or what is out there for…

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5 Feng Shui Concepts to Help a Home Sell
5 Feng Shui Concepts to Help a Home Sell
April 30, 2015

To put the best face on a listing and appeal to buyers who follow feng shui principles, keep these tips in mind. Pay special attention to the front door, which is considered the “mouth of chi” (chi is the “life force” of all things) and one of the most powerful aspects of the entire property. Abundance, blessings, opportunities, and good…

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Staging Priorities
Staging Priorities
April 30, 2015

Must Do’s De-clutter rooms Empty closets Spring clean Neutralize look Eliminate odors Address pet stains Remove valuables Shampoo carpets Remove or re-arrange furniture items Store toys away Pack unnecessary clothes/items Should-Do’s Minor Repairs Mechanicals must be in working order Paint in neutral colors Remove dated wallpaper Update lighting Update hardware Replace old carpets & linoleum Focus on curb appeal –…

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When an agent shows your home
When an agent shows your home
April 30, 2015

Three’s a Crowd Avoid having too many people during inspections. The potential buyer will feel like an intruder and will hurry through the house.  Objections that can be overcome by a professional will not be forthcoming when the seller is present. Music is Mellow But not when showing a house. Turn off the blaring radio or television. Let the salesperson…

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Words Of Wisdom - Advice for Sellers
Words Of Wisdom - Advice for Sellers
April 30, 2015

Curb Appeal Buyers will judge from the outside of a home whether or not they want to go inside.  Pressure wash dirty siding & grimy decks.  Kill mold & mildew on the house, sidewalks, roof & driveway.  Remove unneeded garden tools.  Clean the windows & gutters.  Keep the sidewalks clean and clutter free & maintain the yard, with regular mowing…

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What to Have on Hand for the New Owners
What to Have on Hand for the New Owners
April 30, 2015

Owner’s manuals and warranties for appliances left in the house. Garage door opener. Extra sets of house keys. A list of local service providers — the best dry cleaner, yard service, plumber, etc. Code to the security alarm and phone number of the monitoring service if not discontinued. As a courtesy, you could provide numbers to the local utility companies.…

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12 Tips for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor
12 Tips for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor
April 30, 2015

Get at least three written estimates. Check references. If possible, view earlier jobs the contractor completed. Check with the local Chamber of Commerce or Better Business Bureau for complaints. Be sure the contract states exactly what is to be done and how change orders will be handled. Make as small of a down payment as possible so you won’t lose…

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Low-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home’s Exterior
Low-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home’s Exterior
April 30, 2015

Make your home more appealing for yourself and potential buyers with these quick and easy tips: Trim bushes so they don’t block windows or architectural details. Mow your lawn, and turn on the sprinklers for 30 minutes before the showing to make the lawn sparkle. Put a pot of bright flowers (or a small evergreen in winter) on your porch.…

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