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Any and everything having to do with real estate. Buying, selling, considering, getting ready, or on the fence. Ideas that will help you make informed decisions. Enjoy and then call me to discuss your thoughts.

I hope that you will enjoy learning more about real estate. I am pleased to have been helping people make some of the biggest decisions of their lives on so many levels throughout my professional career. You will find that the level of service I provide truly goes above and beyond from handling every phase of your transaction skillfully and thereafter becoming a trusted adviser and resource for many years to come. It is my sincere pleasure to serve you! Subscribe

The Right Way to Pick a (Gorgeous!) Color Scheme for Your Home

February 18th, 2020

Picking a color for one room can be challenging enough. But picking a palette for your whole house? That feels daunting. Coordinate your colors too much, you’ll end up matchy matchy. Don’t coordinate your colors enough, you...

Sales Contract Provides Final Word on What Stays, Goes

February 12th, 2020

When a property changes hands, what goes with it? Unless otherwise stated in the sales contract, you won’t find a comfy couch and huge flat-panel TV waiting for you when you move in. But how about curtains, carpets, or mirrors?...

81 Staging Tips That Help Buyers Fall in Love

February 10th, 2020

Staging your house can make you money. Seventy-one percent of sellers’ agents believe a well-staged environment increases the dollar value buyers are willing to offer, according to the National...

The Best Time of Year to Buy Things for Your Home

February 5th, 2020

Buying stuff can be stressful. Cheap out, and you could regret it. Overspend, and you'll cut into your budget. Knowing the best time of year to buy appliances and other household items can lessen the anxiety. Here's...

Short on Existing-Home Options? 4 Reasons to Buy New

February 3rd, 2020

Buying a home in some markets is like being in a gladiator ring. Multiple rounds of showings and getting into — and losing — bidding wars can leave you feeling defeated. If you’re growing weary of wading through an increasi...

8 Low-Maintenance Upgrades You’ll Love

January 29th, 2020

Homeownership should be about enjoying your home — not being a slave to it. The trick is to choose materials and products that make maintaining your home a snap. H...

5 Things That Will Totally Ruin Your Bathroom Remodel

January 27th, 2020

#1 Wallpaper In a high-steam area such as a bathroom, wallpaper may start to peel in a few years, according to some designers. In fact, steam is used to strip old wallpaper off walls. Des...

10 Tricks for Hosting an Open House That Make Buyers Say

January 24th, 2020

Few words get home buyers more excited than these two: open house. An open house is their opportunity to give your house a whirl. To wiggle the light switches. To admire the crown molding. To, y’know, awkwardly ask to...

How Home Buyers Who Aren’t Citizens Can Get a Mortgage

January 22nd, 2020

Home buyers don’t have to be citizens or residents to get a mortgage in the U.S. In fact, the credit and financial requirements are essentially the same for any buyer. But there is a difference: Home buyers who don’t live i...

Declutter Your Home: Why Being Organized Saves You Money

January 16th, 2020

If you’ve ever accrued a late fee after losing a bill, thrown away spoiled peaches you forgot to eat, or bought yet another pair of sunglasses because you couldn’t find yours, then you know being disorganized can cost you m...

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