Masterpiece by Motleys Announces First Sale

Home of Company President Mark Motley Sells for $1.3 Million

RICHMOND, VA (Sept. 7) - Mark Motley, President of Motleys Asset Disposition Group, went all-in for the launch of his company's new luxury residential sales division. The first home sold was his own, a 7,000+/- custom-built French Tudor in the exclusive Barrington West neighborhood in Henrico, Va.
"I was planning to list my home, and like any other seller, I wanted to get the highest price possible. I was also looking for a closing that fit my schedule, and I knew our new division could deliver on both counts," said Motley, President of Masterpiece. "I was thrilled with the results."

Offers on the home were accepted from Thursday, August 3, until Thursday August 10. The 5-bedroom lakefront home sold above appraisal for $1.3 million and closed in just 30 days-with no contingencies.
Tim Dudley, Vice President of Motleys Real Estate Division, explained that Masterpiece focuses on selling high-end residential real estate through an innovative, proactive approach. "We have been managing competitive offers for 50 years, and with the real estate market so hot right now, we believe there is no better way to sell."

"By removing contingencies around value, condition, and financing, we can draw more interested and qualified buyers to our listings," said Dudley.

Interested parties can place offers on Masterpiece homes for a week prior to the deadline. Homes are marketed through a variety of advertising mediums and shown by appointment and through realtor-only open houses. Motleys, a licensed real estate brokerage firm, lists all properties on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and welcomes the realtor community to participate.

For Motley's home, "the sale was a real whirlwind, with serious interest coming in right away," said Dudley. "The Richmond market is hot right now, and this house was perfect to demonstrate how we manage competitive offers!"

Among the many highlights, visitors were wowed by the home's grand entrance foyer with an open, sweeping staircase; great room with a dramatic, hand-carved mantle and a 14' Gothic arched window; and large, walk-out basement with a fireplace, a hand-carved English pub bar, and a 1,000-bottle wine cellar.

Motleys-which is celebrating its 50th year in business in 2017--has long offered online and live accelerated sales through its Residential and Commercial Brokerage Company.

"We started Masterpiece because we saw a need in the luxury residential real estate market for buyers and sellers who were looking for a results-driven sales process, said Motley. "I'm happy to say I've tested the waters and am extremely pleased with the results."

Visit www.motleysmasterpiece.com to see the newest homes for sale.

Interested sellers can receive a complimentary consultation on selling their homes through Masterpiece by Motleys by contacting Mark Motley at 804-647-9690 or mmotley@motleys.com.

About Motleys Asset Disposition Group
Motleys is a full-service operation offering a full array of asset sales, valuations, and management services. With specialized divisions including Real Estate, Industrial, Appraisals, Business & Estate Liquidations and its sister company, Motleys Richmond Auto Auction we are a company that can provide you with solutions for all your buying or selling needs. Visit us at www.motleys.com

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