SIEBERT COASTAL TIMES An Alliance of Sandbridge Owners and Team Siebert www.siebert-realty.com Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March 2009 / Issue 110 SPRING SERVICE AWARD WINNERS! PROGRAMS The best way to improve income and The Hampton Roads REALTORS Association keep guests returning year after year is to provide Excellence in Sales announced their annual Circle of Excellence well-maintained and inviting vacation properties. recipients, and we are proud to announce As always, our hardworking "Go Team" eleven Siebert Realty REALTORS were (Guest/Owner Service Department) is here to honored this year. These prestigious awards assist our owners with this goal. The 2009 Spring are given each year as a way to recognize Service Forms have been mailed to our Siebert those REALTORS who have delivered Realty property owners. If we don't hear back from “excellence” in their field. you by April 1st, we shall assume you wish to keep your Spring Programs the same as last year. By Charlie Kelly Bev Kwiatkowski Siebert Realty’s professional REALTORS are Jim Kelly working together to service and maintain your Silver Award Bronze Award + Bronze Award truly among the "best of the best", and we rental unit, we can look forward to another success- 30 Year applaud their high level of service that contin- Longevity Award ful rental season. ues to keep Siebert Realty in the Distinguished Property Managers forefront of the real estate industry. We would also like to give special thanks and recognition to Bev Kwiatkowski who received a 30 Year Longevity Award this year. We appreciate the many years of service she has given to this company. Well done, Bev. Kat Donald Lee Burgess Lori Osenbaugh Kate Findlater Congratulations to all our award recipients. Keep up the good work! Patrick Keenan Kathy Frierson Lori Kneut Kim Land Owner's Webpage: Owners can go online to preview and select their options for the various Spring Programs. Also available are current rentals- Go Green! Spring Cleaning to-date, owner statements, staff & contractor information, recommended inventory, previous With St. Patrick’s Day approach- Spring Deep Cleaning and Carpet Cleaning are newsletters, and much more. ing, it’s a perfect month to “GO required and must be performed prior to the summer GREEN”! Our owners can now opt into the “Go Paperless season. Owners should be aware that a Deep Cleaning takes 2-3 days to complete, with an EASTER RENTALS Program” and have rental funds electronically additional 2 days for the carpet cleaning/drying time. If you plan to use your proper- deposited. You also will no longer receive a ty over the Easter holiday NEW PROGRAM - "KEEP IT FRESH" printed monthly statement and can simply (Easter Sunday is April 12th), Clean and stain-free Mattress Pads and utilize the Siebert Realty Owner Webpage for please contact our Rental Pillows are an absolute "MUST" when it all your rental information. If you’d like to Department as soon as comes to keeping your beds fresh and participate in this program, visit the Owner's possible to block your property sanitary for guests' use. Our new "Keep It Fresh" Webpage at www.siebert-realty.com and select for Owner's Use. As always, Program will guarantee freshness by allowing Siebert the "Go Paperless" option. any confirmed rentals already Realty to purchase (at Owner's expense) and install in place must be honored. ALL New Mattress Pads and Pillows at the start of the WHO SAID THAT? season during your Deep Clean. Thereafter, at no additional cost to you, we will REPLACE any soiled or Happy "You can only be young once, but you can be stained pads and pillows for the entire rental season St. Patrick’s Day immature forever." (through Post Season). If you have questions - Dave Barry concerning these programs, contact Kimberly March 17th Bohnslav at Ext. 542 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t Forget To Wear Green! 601 Sandbridge Road Virginia Beach, VA 23456 Email: email@example.com Toll Free: 877-422-2200 Local: 757-426-6200 Fax: 757-426-6212 SIEBERT COASTAL TIMES SIEBERT COASTAL TIMES FABULOUS HOME BEFORE RENTAL DEPARTMENT TEAM SIEBERT TRIVIA We have seen an IMPROVEMENTS increase in both our With the popularity of the Take a look at the call volume and movie “The Bucket List” before and after online bookings over last year, we thought pictures of a recent the past few weeks it would be fun to find AFTER due to numerous email campaigns, promotional living room makeover out what our staff showing how a room weekend giveaways, and other marketing efforts. has on their list. can be transformed into We continue to encourage Owners who wish to one that has a more discount their rates for any upcoming weeks to upscale appeal. Janice email us at Specials@siebert-realty.com. If you Name something on Monroe heads up our have any questions about specials, contact Kat your “Bucket List”. Property Improvement Department and is Donald at Ext. 541. (to do before you “kick the bucket”) available to help Owners improve and upgrade their rental investments. As always, her evaluation Jean Siebert: Cruise the Mediterranean. services are complimentary. If you would like to Amber Witchey: Fly on a plane (never flown on have Janice inventory your property and make one before) to Alaska with my grandfather. suggestions on how to increase your overall rental income, contact her at Ext. 548 or Lori Kneut: See the Grand Canyon. Janice@siebert-realty.com. Darlene Kwiatkowski: Write a novel. Donna Magruder: To retire to someplace warm ACCOUNTING where I never need more than a sweater – and the beach is close by! All owners should have Christine Skinner: Drive a racecar around Lowe's received their 1099’s. KNOWING THE MARKET Motor Speedway in Charlotte. Please don’t wait until April Sandbridge buyers have narrowed their interest to Connie Hartman: Go Skydiving! 15th to open your 1099 and one neighborhood. They appreciate having a Joane Walker: Visit the Greek and Virgin Islands. verify that your name and Tax ID Number are Sales Agents who knows all about this particular Kat Donald: Go to Scotland & stay in a real castle. correct. We also want to remind all of our owners beach community. that with your 1099 we enclosed your login Kimberly Bohnslav: Go for a walk on L’Avenue information for the owner webpage located at “In-Town” real estate agents are generalists, des Champs Elysees with someone I love. www.siebert-realty.com. We encourage you to having basic knowledge about many neighbor- Trish Kruck: Vacation in Fiji. utilize the Owner Webpage and access all the hoods and more limited knowledge of Sandbridge. Janice Monroe: Take my family to the Cayman helpful information you can find there. Please feel Being specialized and answering questions about Islands for ten days. free to contact Joane Walker at Ext. 577 if you Sandbridge Beach is one reason Siebert Agents Lee Burgess: Visit every state in the country at have any questions. sell more houses in Sandbridge than other least once. NEW PROPERTY PHOTOGRAPHS agencies. Give us a call today and discover the “Siebert Difference”. Kate Findlater: Go to Egypt to see the Valley of Brightly painted walls, fresh the Kings, Luxor, and Haminoptra. bedding, or new furniture can Sharon Murphy: To help my great niece “Jessica” go a long way towards making SIEBERT REALTY MILESTONES grow into a strong young woman. your property more appealing Kris Conover: Go back to Key West and go on to renters – especially in this We are proud to announce we have four Siebert Realty another cruise (longer this time). tough economy. And getting Kerri Beasley: See my children get married and Team members who joined updated pictures online quickly can help you book the company during the have families. up now... rather than later. Avoid the May “rush” month of March: and do your sprucing up now to take advantage of Kathy Frierson: Learn to play the piano. Joadi Lopez (2003), Clint the special Marketing programs that are currently Janet Bainbridge: Re-visit Kauai, Hawaii for a Carpenter (2007), Kerri in effect! Contact Lori Kneut at Ext. 521 or Beasley (2007), and Connie lengthy stay. Lori@siebert-realty.com in our Marketing Depart- Hartman (2008). Bob Walker: Sail the Virgin Islands. ment so she can put you on her schedule for new Lori Osenbaugh: Ride in a fox hunt. pictures and start reaping the benefits today! We appreciate their years of service and loyalty to this company and look forward to having them as Kim Land: Win the lotto and buy the Ancient Ram part of our team for many years to come! Inn (1145) in Wotten-Under-Edge, Glocestershire, SIEBERT’S MISSION STATEMENT England and restore it. We Strive to Provide Joadi Lopez: Travel to Scotland, Italy, the Greek Our Guests with Great Memories, Spring Forward Islands, and Belize. Our Owners with Excellence, Bev Kwiatkowski: Go back to Japan and do some Our Team Members with Camaraderie, March 8th, at 2 a.m., And do it all with remember to turn your in depth traveling there. Integrity and Great Fun! clocks forward an hour. Sara Moresi: Fall in love or go to Italy. Bev Kwiatkowski Ext. 550 / 650-2046 Kathi Davis Ext. 556 / 435-5267 Charlie Kelly Ext. 555 / 426-9191 Jim Kelly Ext. 554 / 619-2247 Darlene Kwiatkowski Ext. 550 / 692-6034 Connie McMahon Ext. 520 / 295-6462 Chris Fritts Ext. 552 / 426-6200 www.siebert-realty.com Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March 2009 Equal Housing Opportunity Siebert Realty Sales Listings $1,375,000 $1,099,000 $2,195,000 $997,000 $928,000 2740 Sandfiddler Road 2948 Sandfiddler Road 2625 Sandfiddler Road 3037 Sandfiddler Road 3609 Sandfiddler Road Oceanfront Oceanfront Semi-Oceanfront Semi-Oceanfront Semi-Oceanfront Angel of the Sea Charlie Kelly- Agent Top Sail Beach Magic Four the Boys Charlie Kelly- Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent Connie McMahon - Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent $849,000 $669,000 $675,000 $799,000 $679,000 3317 Sandfiddler Road 3533 Sandfiddler Road 3325 Sandfiddler Road 3108 Sandpiper Road 3072 Sandpiper Road Semi-Oceanfront Semi-Oceanfront Semi-Oceanfront 3rd Row 3rd Row Pelican Party Charlie Kelly - Agent Bev Kwiatkowski - Agent Ocean Oasis McClellan/Gemini Charlie Kelly- Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent $599,000 $899,000 $599,000 $495,000 $479,000 2748 Sandpiper Road 3621 Sandpiper Road 2773 Sandpiper Road 2245 Sandpiper Road 3229 Sandpiper Road 3rd Row 4th Row 4th Row - Canalfront 4th Row - Canalfront 4th Row Mahalo Sand Key Summer Breeze Kathi Davis- Agent Jim Kelly - Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent Bev Kwiatkowski - Agent Charlie Kelly- Agent $699,000 $1,395,000 $897,500 $849,000 309 Sunfish Lane 3237 Little Island Road 3049 Sandbend Road 349 Pike Circle North Side Street Bay/Canal Bay/Canal Bay/Canal Excellent Jim Kelly - Agent There and Back Again Halcyon Days Jim Kelly- Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent Condos For Sale Lots For Sale $449,900 $369,000 $475,000 #104 Sandbridge Dunes #A-201 - Seaside Condos 313 Tarpon Lane Huff’s Southern Breeze Ocean Getaway North Side Street Connie McMahon - Agent Jim Kelly - Agent Charlie Kelly - Agent Stop By Our Office! If you are interested in more detailed information on property values, feel free to stop by our office for a visit. Our Sales Team would be delighted to discuss the current market status in Sandbridge and no appointment is necessary. If you would prefer to make an appointment, simply call our Sales Department at 426-6200 or 877-422-2200. Meet Our Award-Winning Sales Team! Bev Kwiatkowski Kathi Davis Charlie Kelly Jim Kelly Home: 757-426-2611 Home: 757-721-2147 Mobile: 757-426-9191 Mobile: 757-619-2247 Mobile: 757-650-2046 Mobile: 757-435-5267 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Darlene Kwiatkowski Connie McMahon Chris Fritts Home: 757-721-6454 Mobile: 757-295-6462 Office: 757-426-6200 X552 Mobile: 757-692-6034 firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 360-957-6855 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Note: If you are currently working with another real estate professional, please do not consider this a solicitation for your business.