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December 2017

Increasing my homes IQ!! Top Two Picks!!

By |December 29th, 2017|

It seems to be all the rage now-a-days to have the newest smart home product prominently displayed in your home. I have to say that I have tried a lot of these products and there are a lot more I can’t wait to integrate into my home.

As a Real Estate aficionado and investor I […]

May 2015

Stinky Home Solutions and Hygrometers

By |May 5th, 2015|

In the last 12 years of my real estate career, I have been into hundreds if not thousands of homes. In my opinion, the homes that show the best are those where the homeowner pays close attention to the cleanliness of the environment and those that have a clean or pleasant smell. The worst […]

January 2015

The Pitfalls of Hardwood Floors

By |January 27th, 2015|

When it comes to replacing the floors in your home, there are many different options: hardwood, laminate, tile, carpet, vinyl and more. For now, I am going to focus on hardwood floors. It might seem like a pretty easy choice based on your personal style, but with so many choices, colors and grades of […]

November 2014

Bad Real Estate Pictures II: Seriously?

By |November 19th, 2014|

Some of my clients know my thoughts on bad real estate pictures on the internet. The information age has catapulted us into an age where dignity and self respect can sometimes be left behind and in my opinion these pictures show a lack of self respect on the sellers part and a lack of […]

October 2014

Real Estate Sellers: Top 11 tips for getting top dollar when you list.

By |October 29th, 2014|

1. Misrepresenting the home- Who likes to think they are walking into a possible dream home and it’s something completely different than you expected because of such lines in advertisements like “cozy cottage” for a ratty home that makes you feel squeamish? You should provide picture of each room on the Internet without trying […]

September 2014

Painting Your Home: Do’s and Don’ts

By |September 22nd, 2014|

Do’s and Don’ts of Color Choices
DO: Use the “in and neutral” Colors?
As a real estate agent, I see all sorts of homes with every kind of paint job. Homeowners tend to express themselves through their personal color choices. Those choices can range from everything to classic beige to neon yellow. Today gray is a […]

August 2014

Real Estate Buyers & Sellers: Cost of using a Real Estate Agent

By |August 18th, 2014|

I get asked this question every time I work with a first time buyer, so I thought I would write a little blog to explain this for all of those first time buyers out there. 🙂 There are two basic types of real estate transactions that real estate agents deal with: listings and sales. […]

July 2014

Real Estate Buyers & Sellers: Best time of year to buy or sell ?

By |July 21st, 2014|

So the best time of year to buy real estate is in the Winter months. Why ? It’s simple less competition means better prices for home buyers. Look at the below chart you can see in each county over the last 6 years that sales cycles tend to follow the same pattern. Increased sales […]

June 2014

Bad Real Estate Photos #Fail #BadRealEstateAgent #IndecentExposureInRealEstate

By |June 2nd, 2014|

 
All of the following are actual pictures that I have found on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) over the past couple of months. I have tried to collect them as I worked but wasn’t able to get every bad picture as there were just way to many to choose from. I have narrowed them […]

May 2014

Federal Pacific Electrical Panels… yes they are a big deal.

By |May 21st, 2014|

Recently, I have had a string of real estate inspections yield the infamous (in real estate circles, that is) federal pacific electrical boxes. Most experienced agents cringe at the thought of having a federal pacific box in a home they own or sell. In the industry, we tend to look at these boxes as […]