Kathleen M. Franco
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
- 6263 Rt. 31
Cicero, NY 13039
A Full time Real Estate Professional living in Central New York. I started in the Accounting Field in 1987 and have since transitioned into my passion of Real Estate. I grew up in the suburbs of Rochester New York, graduated from St. Bonaventure University, and have since lived outside of Syracuse since 1989. I share my home with my husband Rob, College kids Cole and Sydney and our two Havanese dogs, Macie & Ramsie.
Kathy Franco Real Estate is about the housing Market, people, places and things I love. I Share my knowledge of the home buying and selling process, interiors, keep a list of helpful home ideas and share bits and pieces of my life that I hope you'll be able to relate to as well. Real Estate is my happy place, sharing my love for homes, business, people — and I hope it becomes one of your happy places, too!
In my spare time you can find me watching my kids play soccer or lacrosse. We love to ski but I hate the cold! Anything Polartec is my favorite piece of clothing in the winter! In the summer, I like to walk, roller blade or just enjoy the outdoors.
I love working with people and trying to find the perfect house or sell a house in a creative way! I've always loved working with numbers too. In my spare time I am looking through a home magazine or watching HGTV.
* Member of the Greater Syracuse Association of Realtors
* Member of the New York State and National Association of Realtors
* Lifelong resident of Central New York and currently living in Liverpool, NY
* Working with Buyers and Sellers of all areas, price ranges and criteria
* Certified Sirva Relocation Specialist
Making a positive difference in people's lives by improving the real estate experience
My family and I support various charities in the Syracuse area. Our prime involvement is with GiGi's Playhouse and the Samaritan Center.
GiGi's Playhouses are Down syndrome awareness and educational centers that provide resources, specialized teaching, and support to individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community. Syracuse is lucky enough to have a center in Drivers Village in North Syracuse.
The Samaritan Center is a 501c3, interfaith effort of community members committed to serving the hungry and those in need in order to promote their welfare dignity and self sufficiency.
To find out about these organizations see the links below.
Price Waterhouse - Auditor
The Pyramid Companies - Internal Auditor, Site Project Accountant, Financial Analyst
Morrill Press/Sonoco Flexible Packaging - Accounting Manager, Pricing Manager
Colwell Banker Prime Properties- Licensed Real Estate Professional
St. Bonaventure University, BBA, Accounting Major
* 2016 Coldwell Banker Listings Sold, Buyer Sales, Total Closed Units
*2016 Coldwell Banker International Presidents Circle
Getting ready to sell your home is staging! I can't stress enough the importance of doing this if you want to sell your home quickly and for the most money. I always tell my sellers, that buyers, want their homes to look like a page out of the Pottery Barn catalog. I think if you go on line to look at their rooms they are clean and simple. The style appeals to young and old alike. What this doesn't mean, you don't have to spend a lot of money or go out and redecorate. What it does mean is you need a clean neutral color scheme for your home. Your house has to have lots of light and simple accessories. Buyers need to picture themselves living in your home. When you simplify and pair down your home you can achieve this.
It is important to pack away all your "stuff" neatly. You are planning to move so start the process and pack up the things you don't use everyday. Make your cabinets neat and tidy and show all the storage your home offers. Put your boxes neatly in the garage. Buyers understand you are moving so they won't hold it against you if your garage holds all your boxes. Take down the family photos, you want buyers looking at the house not your last family party.
Check out this blog and you will see what I mean! http://the2seasons.com/2015/08/24/tips-for-selling-your-house-fast/
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What my clients have to say about me:
Kathy was very attentive to the listing, had many showings, and the property was ultimately sold to my great satisfaction. Will and have highly recommended her and plan to continue doing so.
I live in Germany and it is the second time I work together with Kathy Franco. Everything is working out so fine although there is this big distance between us and we only can cooperate with email and phone. It's everytime a pleasure for me to work with Kathy and I sure will do it again!
The realtors make the company, and our realtor was excellent. Kathy Franco is Coldwell Banker
Kathy communicates well and listens to concerns. Kathy followed up with answers to our questions and kept us informed throughout the process.
I had a wonderful and very satisfying experience with Coldwell Banker Prime, my realtor Kathy Franco was the best realtor I have ever had the pleasure of working with, she was very honest with me from the start of our working relationship. Ms Franco went right to work marketing my home and bringing in perspective buyers, Ms. Franco staged the home very well and it showed in the photographs. I have bought and sold many properties in my life and I can honestly say Ms Franco exceeded my expectations, I would highly recommend Ms Franco and Coldwell Bankers Prime to any potential seller.
Ms Franco listened and understood my needs and expectations, Ms Franco followed through every phase of the selling process from start to finish. Communication is key between the seller and realtor and Ms Franco ability to communicate very well is the reason why my sale went so smoothly and stress free. I am so appreciative and grateful of the level of service Ms Franco afforded me.
Kathy Franco is the best! She went above and beyond to make our experience a positive one.
I can only speak of the services provided by Kathy Franco who , in my opinion, is dedicated, knowledgeable,hard-working, patient, and caring. We would call upon Kathy again and highly recommend her.
Kathy Franco became my friend and helped me through a difficult sale and purchase! She was amazing and patient with me! I was in contact with her almost daily even when there was little activity on the sale of my house... SHE WAS THE BEST!
Kathy was great! She made sure to answer any questions I had throughout the buying process in a very timely manner. She was honest, helpful and attentive. Thank you!