Will the Spring Market Arrive Sooner than Later? What an interesting January we have experienced both weather-wise and in the real estate business. We have golfed and we have shoveled snow/ice this month. We have had multiple contracts on some houses, and we have had houses sitting on the market (with no showings) [...]
Out of the mainstream but still pretty cool. There is so much history around here. Here are some great places to visit, many of which are off the beaten path. One of my favorite all time series is "Justified" so I can't wait to check out the new National Law Enforcement Museum.
Wood is Wonderful! I'm seeing lots and lots of open floor plans with wood floors spilling into the kitchen. I've had it in mine for years and I love it. It's comfortable and contiguous floors create a sense of spaciousness. Here's a great article on factors to consider not just for putting wood floors [...]
Inventory, inventory, inventory! Those of you who have followed my posts for the last several years have often heard me lament the imbalance of inventory and it's distorting effects on the market. Well, we have reached a new low, so to speak. We now have a meager 2,500 homes on the market in the entire [...]
The future is now! Wasn't too many years ago that I was selling homes with recessed alcoves for folks to place their square TV's. Now we have Rolling TV Screens. What will they think of next? The TV as art. Very cool. Check them out here.
Great tips for saving on heat. But ignore #13 Who cares if real fires create a net heat loss. They are awesome! All the rest of the tips in this article are easy and effective.
Are you ready to take the plunge? Here's an excellent check list to see if it might be your time to become a homeowner. Even if you are not, give me a call so that together we can lay out a road map for you to "be ready to be ready"!
I KNOW some of you out there have done some of these! Hey I'm not throwing stones here. I've done all but two of these myself. Knocking down walls and large tree work are my personal favorites. (After recently doing some ill advised tree work my neighbor came up and told me that [...]
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! As you are out shopping, heading to parties, potlucks and the like, we too are in full holiday mode in the real estate market. Inventory is dropping as sellers who are not in a "must sell" situation are taking their homes off the market, leaving us with sellers [...]