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Bonnie Bevans
Broker/Owner

Office: (860) 927-1819

Fax: (877) 518.9324

E-Mail: bee@brealestate.net

We Make it Happen!
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At BRealEstate.net we work together as a Team. Volunteering and supporting local charities, the communities and working well with others.

Our Website www.BRealEstate.net is very informative with local Legends, History, House styles, Real Estate Question and Answers, Town Aerial Photos & Slide shows, belong to two Multiple Listing Services (Realtor.com and other similar public sites pulls the homes for sale from), send out e-mails to over 500+ agents in the area (a reminder of what is available, new to the market, reduced price, open house, etc…) and my favorite Networking.

When buying or selling real estate you can trust BRealEstate.net Broker and Agents who have a strong knowledge base about the community, an understanding of financials and know how to find the answers if they don’t know it.
BRealEstate.net offers it all and gives you a refreshing service to guide you smoothly through each step of the buying or selling process.


Our goal is to provide the best service to our clients and close the deals.

It's important to me to communicate often so you'll know exactly what is being done to sell or buy your home.


Creative Marketing
One of my strengths is marketing unique homes for example, the Kent home that was painted like an American flag after 9/11 and became a a local and National icon. The very qualities that make a property unusual can become its strongest selling point. Here's an article by Jackie Craven describing my strategy:

"An outrageous color scheme posed a dilemma for Bonnie Bevans, a sales associate with William Raveis Real Estate in Kent, Conn. Her listing, a century-old wood frame house, would have been traditional if the owner had not painted red, white, and blue stripes across the façade. The flag theme continued inside with striped floors and a star-spangled kitchen.

Known in the community as the Flag House, the property was startlingly patriotic. But wouldn’t it sell faster if it were painted white? Bevans used the question as a way to stage a creative publicity event. She invited townspeople to vote on whether to keep the stars and stripes. As the ballot circulated at local shops, the Flag House became a hot topic. Bevans fueled the excitement by attiring herself in flag motifs. “I even went to Wal-Mart and got red, white, and blue fringe for my jeans,” Bevans says. Because the event was quirky and amusing, major newspapers like the Hartford Courant and the Chicago Tribune picked up the story.

The home’s highly visible location made it especially appealing to prospective buyers who wanted to open a furniture store. However, they weren’t swayed by the fanfare over the flag. Instead, they opted to have the house repainted. Still, Bevans says she isn’t sorry she created a stir. “The amount of press the Flag House received was a blessing!” Bevans is now using similar marketing techniques—dressing in Victorian garb and hosting fried-chicken picnics—in the village of Roxbury, Conn., to draw attention to her listings there, which include an 1830s farmhouse and antique tobacco-processing barn. A property that’s truly unique is worth more than dollars and cents. Even the most detailed appraisal can’t fully express the value prospective buyers place on qualities like originality and creativity. “Every house has its own special features,” says Bonnie Bevans, who listed the Flag House in Kent, Conn. The bottom line? Capitalize on the things that make the property especially unusual. “Once you find those special features, they will help sell the house,” Bevans says.

Read about the Flag House

 

serving Litchfield County, Connecticut

 

Professional Association
National Association of Realtors
Conn Association of Realtors
Litchfield Board of Realtors
Consolidated Multiple Listing Service
Litchfield Multiple Listing Service
Director of the Litchfield County Real Estate


Professional Specialty

Short Sales
Foreclosures
Residential
Land
Networking
Staging Homes
New Construction
Land Gifting
Second Home Market
First-Time Home Buyer
Creative Financing
Commercial Property

 

Community Involvement
Volunteer at Local Events
Lion Club member
Kent Chamber member
Garden Club
Organized Kent Sidewalk Sale Days of 2007
Team Player

Experience
Long-standing record of quality Customer service
Knowledge of Litchfield, Fairfield and Hartford County