Handcrafted Original House Portrait – the Ultimate Closing Gift!

When it comes to real estate closing gifts, what better way to keep you on your client’s mind for future referral and repeat real estate business than a tastefully presented 100% original work of art that will proudly hang on your client’s wall to be viewed and enjoyed each and every day throughout the coming years and decades? An original handcrafted house portrait is the ultimate closing gift!

My Real Estate Closing Gifts are 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!

I can guarantee 100% customer satisfaction simply because that is what I experience from my clients 100% of the time. Hundreds of satisfied clients across the country can attest to this.

This interview from my realtor client, a multi-million dollar top producer who is in the top 1% nationally, says it all!

Laurie Mensing has now requested Leisa Collins custom house portraits as closing gifts for 30 of her clients.

Furthermore, she is the #1 sales agent in Long & Foster McLean (as of 2016). She’s “Best of” in the Washingtonian (2015 & 2016) and a “Top Real Estate Agent” in the 2016 Northern Virginia Magazine. Laurie has excellent reviews from clients and is a “Zillow 5-star agent”. Her clients praise her sincerity, honesty and attention to detail and describe her as a realtor who will always go the extra mile.

Here’s what Laurie has to say:

Why is giving a custom house portrait such an ideal closing gift?

Because when you can give a gift that is timeless it is meaningful. When I have a client who is attached to their home in such a personal manner where leaving it is painful and a sense of great loss, a personalized painting says, “My realtor knew what I was feeling when I didn’t even have to tell her.”

What particularly stands out to you about a Leisa Collins house portrait?

It is professional looking while not looking “generated” like many portraits. The colors and style lend itself to be framed in a traditional or contemporary style.

What is the reaction of your clients when you present the portraits to them?

They are overwhelmed with such a thoughtful, personal gift. I have had grown men cry when opening their gift of the portrait of their home they are selling. I have also had people tell me, “The kids are already arguing over who gets the painting when I die!”

Do you feel that a house portrait results in further business? 

Truthfully, I have never thought of a closing gift in this manner. However, in terms of referrals from clients I have given portraits to, then the answer is yes!

What other realtor clients are saying:

testimonial22 crop“I was showing a home to a buyer when she spotted a gorgeous painting of the home on the wall and asked if the seller would convey it with the purchase of the home, which the seller declined to do. I recognized it as a Leisa Collins painting and I immediately knew what would be the perfect gift for my client! I commissioned Leisa and the buyer was so absolutely thrilled with the new house portrait, stating, ‘Such a terrific surprise. We adore it!’ She even selected a color from the painting to paint the dining room wall. You can be she’ll always remember he, her realtor, when she looks at that painting.”

Martha Deal, Long and Foster Real Estate Inc, Alexandria, VA

testimonial12 crop“As a real estate agent, I often deal with clients that are very emotional about selling their home. I was working with a family that was being relocated out of state only 3 years after they finished building their dream home. This home was beautiful and they were so upset to be moving. They were a great family and I really wanted to do something special for them. I asked Leisa to paint me a portrait of their home to take with them. She did an amazing job! The portrait was beautiful and the sellers were so touched that they cried when I presented it to them! It felt really good to be able to give them a closing gift that meant so much to them. A home portrait is a great closing gift for that special client! It’s a gift that they will always treasure and is sure to help turn clients into friends.”

Diana Segool, Bowes Real Estate, Arlington MA

Special price offers for realtors.

Discounted pricing for Real Estate Agents:

I offer a 15% discount to real estate agents for my matted house portraits.

My most popular size is:

9 x 11 inch (size of original) with mat and backing board (total size is 11 x 14 inches so it fits a standard size frame.) Sent to you in a cellophane presentation sheath.

Larger size:

12 x 15 inch (size of original) with mat and backing board (total size is 16 x 20 inches so it fits a standard size frame.) Sent to you in a cellophane presentation sheath.

Tax is included. There is an additional cost for packing and shipping which is typically $30.

The average time it takes to complete the painting is two – three weeks.

My original house portraits are hand drawn and painted from good quality photographs which real estate agents are able to supply more often than not.

Add the Magic of a Favorite Season

Every season has its own delights, but sometimes the photographs available don’t depict the home at it’s finest. I am experienced at tailoring the final home painting to the season desired. See examples of a single home shown in four different seasons below.

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Contact me Today!

Contact me to get any questions you may have answered or to discuss any particular homes that you have in mind for a real estate closing gift to your new home owners.

Remember, an original house portrait painting given as a closing gift to your new home owners will last virtually forever and they will be reminded of your thoughtfulness on a daily basis throughout the years to come. And for you that means referrals and repeat business! Give me a shout today.

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Best Regards,

Leisa Collins

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