CO Safety

CO Safety Tips

As the cold weather settles in and temperatures get cooler we look to things like our furnaces or gas fireplaces to warm up our homes. With that, CO exposure can be a hazard and can have life-threatening consequences. In order to keep your home safe from CO hazards, follow these four CO Safety Tips: Be…

What MLS Won’t Say

The Multiple Listing Service® is a great place to start your home search, but technology certainly has its limitations. Here are four things that the MLS® won’t tell you – but your real estate salesperson can. Available properties. Your sales representative can show you properties that yo wont’ find on the MLS®, either because the…

Turnaround or Turnkey

Turnaround or Turnkey

Fixer-upper or move-in-ready home? Weight the pros and cons of each to see which is better for you. Fixer-Upper Pros Price – Homes needing work are usually priced accordingly and there’s often more room to negotiate. That lower price can mean less risk during market downturns and greater resale potential. Design possibilities – A fixer-upper…

Home Showing Day To-Dos

You keep your home clean and clutter-free the entire time it’s on the market, right? Of course you do! But below are a few chores that are “must-do” on any day your home will be shown to buyers. First thing in the morning, make the bed(s) and make sure there’s no dirty laundry in sight.…

Before Buying

Given the amount of time buyers spend viewing a property, and how high emotions can run when they do, it’s no wonder they often forget to check the following before buying a home The commute – However and whenever you travel to work, do a dry run of the commute from any home you’re seriously…

Sellers Remorse

Just as buyers can experience remorse, so can sellers. What are some of home sellers’ most common regrets? Find out below, so you can avoid such regrets when you decide to sell. Not taking early offers seriously. Sellers often assume early offers are the first of many, or think they’ve priced too low when offers…

On The House

Misunderstandings over what’s included in a home purchase can be a major source of conflict with sellers. So buyers avoid confusion and increase the odds of getting what you want with the following tips. Don’t make any assumptions about what’s included in the sale. Buyers often can’t picture the home without that flat screen TV…

Home Rentals

Home Rentals: When your current home no longer meets your needs, you have a choice to make: rent it out or sell it? Here are some questions you’ll need to ponder when deciding which way to go. What are your renting rights? Those living in condos or homeowners associations might be subject to community bylaws…

Understanding Your Mortgage

Understanding Your Mortgage

The benefits of being a homeowner are immeasurable, but before jumping into what is typically the largest purchase of their lives, potential homebuyers need to feel confident in their knowledge of the mortgage process. Please call me for assistance in understanding today’s market pricing so you know the loan range to work within when investigating…

Greece Votes Oxi

Greece Votes Oxi – Global markets are feeling the impact of a No vote In Greece, rejecting further austerity. This morning we are looking at US markets down about 0.8%, much improved from the 1.4% decline last evening, but still down. Europe is taking the brunt of the damage as the Euro Stoxx is off…