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…

Popular home lighting trends

Light fixtures are an easy way to make a statement in your home design. As a relatively inexpensive update, they are a great choice for refreshing a room on a tight budget as well as a safe way to try out new trends. Here are some current lighting styles to inspire your space: The new…

Luxury as an Experience

Engel & Völkers is a consistent, thoughtful, and premium brand. Some of the smartest business minds in real estate focus on creating a strategy that is consistent throughout the entire International network. It is very cool and extremely unique. While Engel & Völkers lists some of the most luxurious homes, castles, and yachts throughout the…

Professional Photography, is it Necessary?

This shouldn’t even be a question, but sadly, many in our industry think the answer is no based on the myriad of listings that contain poorly shot cell phone or digital camera photos. It honestly upsets me so much. Almost all home buyers begin their search online before physically choosing properties to tour. Buying a…

Your Personal Real Estate Advisor

I am a proud dad, husband, traveler, comic book reader, and lover of all things outdoors. It won’t take long upon our first meeting that the phone comes out and I show off pictures of our sweet, independent daughter Eleanor.  That all drives me and my passion for this career. I am a professional real…

Great Expectations – Cradle to Career

Thanks to my amazing clients and their support, it was an honor sponsoring the Caring for Kids Breakfast. This was my first year involved, and it was an event to support the Great Expectations campaign. This is an amazing program intended to close the opportunity gap that faces many families and children in our community….

Guaranteed Offer or Traditional Home Sale?

No matter where you live and if you watch the news, read articles online, listen to the radio, or take in any form of media advertising, you are bombarded with real estate information. The current hot topic, I-buyers and guaranteed offers. They are everywhere. What is their benefit? Convenience. They portray selling a home as…