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The Call is Coming From Inside the House

Posted by on March 14, 2018 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

The Call is Coming From Inside the House

  Remember “When a Stranger Calls”? If you saw it and ever babysat, you probably thought of that at least once! There’s not much scarier than thinking someone you are not aware of may be in your house – but what about something being in your house? I am...

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Why Isn’t My House Selling?

Posted by on March 7, 2018 in Market, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Why Isn’t My House Selling?

  I never like when anyone asks, “Why isn’t my house selling”? Markets change and there are always exceptions and unique situations, however, there are some things that you should look at first. If you are guilty of any of these or think you might be, you may have...

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Appraisals – Part 2

Posted by on February 28, 2018 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

Appraisals – Part 2

  What happens when you’re a Buyer or Seller and the sale is contingent on an appraisal? If there is a loan involved, the lender will “order” the appraisal. The appraiser will typically contact the listing agent to set a time to come view the property. The appraiser will...

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Appraisals – Part 1

Posted by on February 21, 2018 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

Appraisals – Part 1

  Appraisals. What are they and what do they mean? When you are buying or selling a property, if there is a loan involved, there is an appraisal done. The bank requires it to protect their investment and make sure the property is worth at least the purchase price....

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How much is too much?

Posted by on February 14, 2018 in Buying, Life, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

How much is too much?

  We have information at our fingertips, all day long. TV, print, Internet, social media, everywhere we look there is information. But, how much is too much? I catch grief about this, but, I rarely watch the news. I don’t believe we need to know all the details of...

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Warning! Not All Agents are Created Equal

Posted by on February 7, 2018 in Buying, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Warning! Not All Agents are Created Equal

I was in a Broker class yesterday. It was led by a Tennessee Real Estate Commission Board member. In my own paraphrase, the class was a warning that not all agents are created equal. And, while the attendees already knew that, the point was driven home even more by...

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Sound the Alarm – 3 Lessons for Security

Posted by on January 31, 2018 in Buying, Home and Garden, Life | 0 comments

Sound the Alarm – 3 Lessons for Security

  I know of two different families that have lost part of or their entire home due to fire over the past two weeks. It is devastating. Catastrophic. It made me think of my plan to get my dogs out of the house if the unthinkable happened to me....

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5 Tips to Expand Your Network

Posted by on January 24, 2018 in Brentwood, Franklin, Life, Market, Realtors | 0 comments

5 Tips to Expand Your Network

Some weeks I write about real estate. Real estate tips, tricks, advice, trends, etc. Sometimes I just write about life. This week I want to help you expand your network. If you are a business owner, a sales person, or someone who has just moved to town, these tips...

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Clean Your House!

Posted by on January 17, 2018 in Life | 0 comments

Clean Your House!

  As I was thinking about the new year, my goals, and reflecting on the past, “clean your house” came through loud and clear to me. I have been feeling overwhelmed lately. One of the things that causes me stress is clutter. Most of us have so many things...

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Realtors: Are you Being Robbed?

Posted by on January 10, 2018 in Franklin, Nashville, Realtors | 0 comments

Realtors: Are you Being Robbed?

  If you are a Realtor, there’s a good chance you are being robbed. If you know a Realtor, there’s a good chance they’re being robbed. Realtors work hard. (Disclaimer: I understand this will not apply to all!) Realtors can work an unreasonable number of hours. Realtors can put...

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