Real Life Home Renovations: Removing Linoleum Flooring

In my spare time…. I like to do home improvements and renovations (on my own home or on my rental properties when they are vacant).  Usually those renovations are planned, but in this particular case, we are undertaking a major task that we did not anticipate needing to do. I could go into the long story on how this all came about- part of a … Continue reading Real Life Home Renovations: Removing Linoleum Flooring

LISTING TIP: How Complete Is the Listing Data?

It’s so frustrating when I’m working as a buyer’s agent, and I’m looking at a listing in the RMLS and many of the fields are left blank. The other frustration is the lack of ‘commentary’ provided.  While the RMLS does limit the number of characters we can use to describe the home, I do my best to utilize every last one. Beyond the description, there … Continue reading LISTING TIP: How Complete Is the Listing Data?

VIDEO: The Home Buying Process

Here’s a quick outline of how the home buying process works.  There are certainly more steps than I could outline in this brief clip, but it’s still informative for a first time  home buyer. I’m currently accepting new clients, so if you are thinking of buying a home this summer- let’s talk NOW! (If the video doesn’t appear below, please click here)     Continue reading VIDEO: The Home Buying Process

10 Questions to ask your Contractor

I have been burned by a contractor- badly.  Once.  And I thought I did everything right.  This was back in 2006 when I was hiring someone to pour a third driveway space that we had already excavated and prepped ourselves. I found him online.  I searched his name for any information I could find. I looked him up on the CCB and everything was great. … Continue reading 10 Questions to ask your Contractor

Are You a First Time Home Buyer?

The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone. My Buyers Guide will answer many of your questions and likely bring up a few you didn’t even know you should consider! You can download your copy here- no strings attached, no need to give me your email address or phone number. All I ask … Continue reading Are You a First Time Home Buyer?

Home Inspections: sort of like a Physical for your Home

Did you know that home inspectors are bound by a set of rules that limit what they can share with a buyer?  While many buyers feel like the home inspector should be like a doctor giving a complete physical, home inspectors do have limitations on what they can or can’t tell you.  Here are a few home inspection situations that might surprise you…. Rats, mice … Continue reading Home Inspections: sort of like a Physical for your Home

20 Tips for Selling Your Home

The top goal of most sellers is to get your home sold for the best price possible!  There are many small projects you can do to help make that happen… If you’d like more information on what you should consider when planning to sell your home… please download my free eBook! Not sure where to start or how far you need to go with your … Continue reading 20 Tips for Selling Your Home