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Downsizing On Her Own Schedule
Raleigh, NC, homeowner chooses to sell her house by auction so she can move forward with her life.
So Megan Jurgens has asked real estate auctioneer Sarah Sonke of Auction First, Inc. (http://www.auctionfirst.com/)
Then Megan Jurgens will be off to enjoy the next chapter in her life.
Sarah Sonke will host the Open House of this two-story, four-bedroom, three-and-a-
“I like to think of it as downsizing on your schedule,” Sonke said. “Megan has lived in this house for 35 years and raised a large family in it. But her kids are grown now and taking care of all that square footage has become a chore that saps her joy and her savings. She’s ready to go and she doesn’t want to wait around for the ‘traditional’
According to Sonke, a friend of Jurgens’, who happens to be a real estate agent, recommended the auction approach.
“I’ll admit this is an emotional event for me,” said Jurgens, a former real estate agent herself. “Sarah understands, and she has been absolutely wonderful. Drawing out the sale, dealing with all the dickering – I can’t do. I don’t want to do it. The auction will make the sale much less difficult in every way.”
Brookhaven is a premier North Raleigh, single-family community of predominately single-family homes along winding streets and cul-de-sacs. Originally developed along Glenwood Avenue, the community now extends north along Creedmoor Road and rambles across Millbrook Road to Lynn Road. Nearby are schools, swim clubs, Crabtree Valley Mall, smaller local shopping plazas, and a host of restaurants.
For more information on 4708 Wildwood Street in Brookhaven, as well as the bidding process, visit www.brookhavenauction.com. Sarah Sonke will also be available to answer any questions about the property and the process during the March 9 Open House.
About Auction First:
AuctionFirst specializes in accelerated auction marketing of unique real estate, from land to luxury homes. Sarah Sonke is a professional real estate auctioneer and broker who conducts real estate auctions and teaches courses on auction topics. Her office is located at 2501 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 250, Raleigh, NC 27607. For more information visit www.AuctionFirst.com or call her at 919-601-7339.
Kim Weiss, Blueplate PR