WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE HOUSING MARKET?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the housing market these days. You may have noticed homes are sitting on the market a lot longer. You may have noticed a lot of price reductions. You may have seen stories on the news or across social media and wonder what’s happening. Yes, the housing market has shifted. But before anyone panics….there is no housing bubble … Continue reading WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE HOUSING MARKET?

WINTER CHECKLIST

From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect  excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest financial investments—at serious risk. In no time at all, small problems can lead to extensive and expensive repairs. And even if you avoid a catastrophe, those minor issues … Continue reading WINTER CHECKLIST

How’s the Market? October 2018

While no one can predict the future with certainty, we can certainly use history as an indicator of what to expect for the future. Most experts are saying we will see modest growth in the U.S. housing market for the remainder of this year and next. Inventory will remain tight, mortgage rates will continue to creep up, and affordability will remain a major issue in … Continue reading How’s the Market? October 2018

FALL CHECKLIST

From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest financial investments—at serious risk. In no time at all, small problems can lead to extensive and expensive repairs. And even if you avoid a catastrophe, those minor issues … Continue reading FALL CHECKLIST

Ask for examples!

First impressions matter!  When listing your home, you really only have 1 shot to grab interest from buyers….so be very aware of how your agent plans to market your home. I ALWAYS provide my sellers with a link to the PROFESSIONAL photographs that were taken, so they can see how their home will look online.  And when I have used virtual staging, this is how … Continue reading Ask for examples!

Sell your home with a ….. T- Rex?

Social Media is all the craze and if you can get a video or photo (or anything really) to go viral, well then you’ve hit the jackpot. Here’s an interesting way to showcase a home’s features: Reminds me of that other guy who did “the floss” in every room for his Real Estate Home Tour! I’m not saying I would do this, but hey, if … Continue reading Sell your home with a ….. T- Rex?

The Brady Bunch House…. did you know?

So the Brady Bunch house is up for sale…..  here’s how we all remember it, right? Of course it’s going to look different now, and I was just as excited as the next Brady Bunch fan to get a good look at it…. Here’s how it looks today: (photo credit: main photo on the official listing site of Douglas Elliman) Still very “Brady Bunch” so … Continue reading The Brady Bunch House…. did you know?