DISASTER AVOIDED – A FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER STORY

I must say…the house was really cute and absolutely perfect for my first time homebuyer. She loved it and was ready to write an offer that day. An owner of the franchise I was with at the time referred her to me and she had been pre-approved by an unknown lender using down payment assistance. I was ready to ask for closing costs for her so she would have very little out of pocket expense… Read more »


WE’RE MOVING ON UP….TO THE EAST SIDE….

Yeah, I know…I’ve just seriously dated myself by that title. And, if you’re humming along to the tune behind those words you already know where I’m going with this one! You’ve worked hard to get where you’re at in life and it’s time for a new house. Maybe you’ve raised your kids and they’re off on their own journeys now and it’s time to downsize. The reasons people buy a second or third home (or… Read more »


THE JOYS OF SELLING YOUR HOME aka EMOTIONAL TRAUMA!

So, the sign went up in the yard after interviewing several agents and deciding on “the one” that was going to catapult us into the next phase of our life journey. We were excited about moving and were confident in our choice of agents. So, what went wrong? I remember it as if it were yesterday. As I rounded the corner coming home from work, there was the For Sale sign in all… Read more »


THE BIG THREE TO SELL YOUR HOUSE

Ready to Sell? Remember, selling a house is like being in a beauty pageant and a price war at the same time. Here’s the hard part: letting go of your emotions about your home (you know…. all the treasured memories there) and trusting that your Agent knows how to help you navigate through the top 3 “biggees” to do to sell your house. Of course, there are many steps but there are really… Read more »