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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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Tomorrow

Posted by on August 7, 2019 in Life | 0 comments

Tomorrow

  We all have obligations. Jobs. Bosses. Friends. Family. Bills. Dishes. A lot of those, we can’t ignore easily without consequence. If we don’t pay our bills, we don’t have water. If we don’t go to work, we don’t get paid. But what about those things that we can...

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HELP! My House Isn’t Selling

Posted by on July 31, 2019 in Market, Open House, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

HELP! My House Isn’t Selling

  Every once in a while I get a panicked call from a Seller asking what we can do because their house isn’t selling. I take a lot of things into consideration. Of course, location, price, and condition are the three major reasons why a house isn’t selling. If...

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Let’s Party!

Posted by on July 26, 2019 in Buying, Life | 0 comments

Let’s Party!

  We all buy homes for different reasons and we actually use them quite differently as well. For some, a home is their respite. A place to get away from the world and leave the stress behind. For others, the door is always open and anyone is welcome to...

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Should I Buy an Opendoor Listing?

Posted by on July 18, 2019 in Buying, Market, Realtors | 0 comments

Should I Buy an Opendoor Listing?

  You have likely heard of the phrase, “Buyer Beware.” Well, this applies as the answer to the question, “Should I buy an Opendoor listing?” I have shown Opendoor listings. I have read their website. I have read hundreds of reviews and testimonials from buyers and I have talked...

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When Selling: Is Opendoor Good or Too Good to Be True?

Posted by on June 19, 2019 in Market, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

When Selling: Is Opendoor Good or Too Good to Be True?

When something sounds good, we want to know more. That’s what happened when I heard about Opendoor. I have seen the same advertisements that you have. They will buy your house for cash, you save yourself so much time and you can close almost immediately. My team motto is...

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Is Common Courtesy Really Common?

Posted by on June 12, 2019 in Buying, Life, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Is Common Courtesy Really Common?

  Is it just me? Am I getting old? Or is common courtesy not so common anymore? More often I see people in public that seem to think the world revolves or should revolve around them. Drivers don’t signal. They cut others off or speed up so someone can’t...

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Tell It Like It Is

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Buying, Life, Market, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Tell It Like It Is

  “I may not tell you what you want to hear, but I am going to tell you the truth.” As a Realtor, this is what I say to clients. I have to say it. I’m obligated. First of all, ethically, I need to. Secondly, I just couldn’t run...

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Heat and Your House

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Home and Garden, Neighborhood, Selling | 0 comments

Heat and Your House

Things are heating up! Temperatures, the real estate market, and possibly, your house. So what about heat and your house? Well, heat can cause some serious consequences. Thankfully, there are things you can do to prevent, avoid, or fix them. Let’s take a look. Roof and attic. When was...

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Expect the Unexpected

Posted by on April 24, 2019 in Buying, Home and Garden, Life | 0 comments

Expect the Unexpected

Have you heard of the phrase, “house poor?” I never like my clients to use all their cash for down payments and closing costs. It is important to have access to cash and expect the unexpected. When you own a home, you need to be ready for anything to...

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