Blog – Pea Soup

What is a Buyer’s Representation Agreement Anyway?

Posted by on November 6, 2019 in Buying, Market, Realtors | 0 comments

What is a Buyer’s Representation Agreement Anyway?

  You are in the market for a house. You find a Realtor. They are a family friend, or a referral from a friend, or you found them on the internet. You meet with them and they ask you to sign a contract to represent you. Wait, you haven’t...

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Fairytales and Real Estate

Posted by on October 18, 2019 in Buying, Life, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Fairytales and Real Estate

  It’s about that time where the costumes come out and people are dressed up as all sorts of creatures and other beings. Halloween is fun but sometimes you encounter real life characters. If you are in a business where you have customers or clients, you will probably relate...

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Should I Have an Open House?

Posted by on October 10, 2019 in Market, Open House, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Should I Have an Open House?

When people sell their house, a lot of Sellers think they have to do an open house for it to sell. Others pause and ask, “should I have an open house?” Well, it depends on who you ask. There is the real estate agent perspective and the Seller perspective. Both say,...

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Puppy Prozac

Posted by on October 2, 2019 in Buying, Home and Garden, Life, Selling | 0 comments

Puppy Prozac

  Anyone who knows me, knows my love for animals – especially my two dogs. They have been constantly by my side through many things in my life, one for the last 14 years, the other for 9. The youngest one has always been full of energy. She would...

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It’s Fall Y’all!

Posted by on September 26, 2019 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

It’s Fall Y’all!

  You can feel it, finally. The crisp air in the morning and the cooler temperatures at night. Pumpkins on porches, pumpkin desserts, and pumpkin spice in your coffee. Fake spiderwebs that I think are just an excuse to not clean the real ones. Ghosts and skeletons hanging in...

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When to Call it Quits

Posted by on September 19, 2019 in Buying, Life, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

When to Call it Quits

  Being in the real estate business since 2004 and being the Managing Broker of firm, I have seen, heard, and experienced quite a bit. I never say, “I’ve seen it all,” because just when I think I have, something new happens. But I digress. I would say the...

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Hurry Up and Wait

Posted by on September 11, 2019 in Life, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Hurry Up and Wait

  I’m in a band. We do a lot of hurry up and wait. If we are playing a private event, a lot of times we will have to have everything set up on stage in the middle of the day and we won’t play until 7:30 or 8:00....

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New Kid in Town

Posted by on September 5, 2019 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

New Kid in Town

  What if someone would buy a house for you? With cash. Let you move into it, and then you could buy it from them at the same price and terms as they bought it? Too good to be true? Actually, it’s not. There’s a new kid in town...

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Trust

Posted by on August 29, 2019 in Buying, Life, Market, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Trust

  Trust is an interesting thing. It is free to give, but costly if lost. If it is broken, it may never be repaired and sometimes, trust is irreplaceable. A friend told our secret. A colleague got the promotion by taking credit for our hard work. A contractor stole...

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5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Realtor

Posted by on August 14, 2019 in Buying, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Realtor

  WHO Who are you affiliated with? The company doesn’t necessarily make a difference but, are they on a team? Who is their Broker? Who can they call on if they need help or have questions during your transaction? If they are part of a team, it typically means...

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