What is Luxury Service?

One of the most important goals for my real estate business is to provide unmistakable service. When selling your home, you want a partner on your side not only looking out for you best interests, but also willing to go above and beyond for you and your family. This can mean a lot of things,…

Buying and Selling a House at the Same Time?

Buying and selling a home at the same time adds complexity to the process. There are multiple ways to approach this that have pros and cons. Knowing what works best for you and communication with your realtor every step of the way is critical. You can also attempt to close on both homes the same…

Components of a Buyer’s Offer

When making an offer on a property, there are numerous things to consider that will impact a seller’s decision to potentially accept your offer or not. Seller’s motivation, type of property, market conditions, and other factors can make each of these more or less desirable to a seller. Every situation is different and each of…

Home Staging During the Holidays

If you’re listing your home to sell during the holidays, it’s important to be mindful of how you decorate and stage your space. Make your house look bright and inviting this season with these four suggestions. Elevate curb appeal. Simple strands of white lights can accentuate the architecture of your house, and an elegant wreath on…

Staging for great first impressions

When listing your home for sale, you want it to stand out. Without a great first impression, buyers may prematurely decide to move on to the next property on the market. Follow these tips to help your home look its best. Freshen up the front entrance. The first impression begins the moment buyers pull up to…

Reasons to Work With a Professional Real Estate Advisor

There are numerous reasons you should carefully select the person that is going to help you buy or sell a home. Realtors are constantly bombarding the world with advertising and talking about how hard they work, how many houses they sell, etc. I understand this. We are small business owners and need to market ourselves….

Mistakes that make your house look cluttered

Keeping your house organized can be challenging when household items constantly pile up. To cut back on clutter, avoid these common habits.A non-functioning entryway: If you don’t have a mudroom, your entryway is likely to appear cluttered with shoes, jackets, umbrellas, and bags. Create designated spaces for these items by adding attractive baskets for shoes and…

Housing Affordability – What does it really mean?

When the discussion about affordability comes up, people almost only talk about price. For several years in a row, supply has been lower than demand, leading to strong price appreciation. Median sales prices are at all time highs, prompting concern about the affordability of homes. However, price is just part of the equation. When someone…

Home improvement resolutions for 2020

While many New Year’s resolutions revolve around health and personal habits, the start of a new calendar year is also a natural time to set goals regarding your home. Here are some ideas to get you started: Make a wish list. Walk through your home and take note of any minor repairs or major improvements you’d…

Prepare for Closing Day – Pack a Moving Essentials Box

Moving is hectic. Not just the physical component of packing and hauling, but the whole process is emotional. Being organized can save time and stress. Here are some things to begin thinking about a few weeks before closing day. Change utilities – Call in advance to setup service for the date of your closing. It…