When to list is not that simple "Spring" is not always the right answer. This article discusses many of the reasons other times of the year might be better. There are others For instance several years ago I had some clients that I pushed really hard to get their first time buyer level [...]
Know what you are getting into when you rent out a property Most of the items on the list in this article are mitigated by the last one. Fortunately in this region vacancy rates are rarely an issue. Read and grow wise!
I’m Still Amazed... The real estate market never ceases to amaze me. We have weeks, months and years where sales go up and down, prices go up and down, inventory goes up and down, but now, we are dealing with people’s emotions going way up and way down – including real estate agents. [...]
Experience is the second best teacher! Of course the best teacher in the real estate realm would be to go to class with your favorite broker in advance! Great advice from actual home buyers and sellers in this article that you will notice mirrors many of the topics I blog on. When you [...]
Show the outside the same love as the inside! If you want a thick, emerald green lawn like your favorite broker than follow these 10 simple steps. There's nothing like blossoming trees, flowers and a vibrant lawn to give you that punch of home ownership pride! Hope you all are having a fantastic [...]
Good for your house, good for the environment! Gotta love these "Win Win" scenarios. Here's some good suggestions for your home that are good for energy savings and cutting down on VOC's too!
Guess who is getting some new garage doors? It's Spring and I've been having many, many conversations with clients about updates and improvements both to add value and to prep for sale so here's another in a series on the topic. Looks like I've got my next exterior improvement project.
Time for outdoor projects and outdoor fun! What's going to create more memories? Remodeling the hall bath or installing an outdoor kitchen? Here's some great suggestions for projects for the outside to add value and joy to your home. We've done some serious hanging out around my fire pit checking out the trees and [...]
Time to up your Curb Appeal game! It's amazing how many clients form some level of opinion about a property before the front door even opens. Over the years I've become a big believer in all things exterior, both personally and professionally. Blame my friend Cathleen at DesignScapes. She got me started. Here's [...]
The ten most common defects on Home Inspections are...not a big deal! This article reveals and my 30 years of doing these can confirm that the majority of issues on home inspections are common and easy to remedy. From a sellers perspective most are also easy to identify in advance and thus would [...]