Navigating Difficult Times: Divorce

Navigating Difficult Times: Divorce

Buying or selling a home can be a joyous event.  However, when the sale is forced because of divorce it can be extraordinarily stressful and overwhelming.  Good decisions are often based on good information.  So, forming a collaborative team of professionals is...
Negotiator or Dealmaker

Negotiator or Dealmaker

Negotiation is an important part of a real estate transaction.  Protecting the interests of your client is a fundamental duty.  Realtors are often hired to get the best deal possible. Clients expect you to be tough.  They expect you to be firm.  “Your job is to stare...
Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

It’s the time of year when we look forward to fresh starts and new beginnings. The new year is a great time to make personal resolutions – eat healthier, exercise more, read more books.  Our homes deserve a little attention too.  As the place for peace and...
Advantages of Selling in the Fall

Advantages of Selling in the Fall

We often think of Spring as the best time to put our home on the market.  Buyers come alive after winter hibernation and there’s a gush of new listing activity from sellers eager to get their home sold.  As much as we’re programmed to think of spring/summer, we...
5 Thoughts to Minimize Stress of Selling

5 Thoughts to Minimize Stress of Selling

Having your home on display for buyers can be stressful.  The uncertainty of how prospective buyers will respond, the need for constant cleaning, inconvenient showings, and buyer criticism can weigh heavily after a while.  But don’t let it get to you.  Keep in mind...