Buy a home in a seller’s market

We are currently in an unprecedentedly hot seller’s market.  For buyers, this means that you need to have all your ducks in a row before you start your search so that you are ready to make an offer immediately.  If you like a home, you can guarantee that someone else...

Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day throughout this nation is considered the unofficial start of Summer.  On the East Coast, the white trousers and seersucker suits come out, here on the West Coast we enjoy our day off, barbecuing and hanging out with family and friends in our back yards. ...

The first rule of real estate purchase … Location, Location, Location

We’ve spent the last few weeks concentrating on the sales process for your home, but that’s only part of the equation.  To sell a home, you first need to buy one.  The phrase “Location, Location, Location” was first coined in 1944 by Harold Samuel, the founder of one...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 4

Over the last 3 weeks, we’ve covered most of the bases for a successful outcome in listing your home for sale, but there are 3 final ones that should not be forgotten.   Happy Wife = Happy Life.  This is an old saying that most people are familiar with.  In the sale...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 3

This week’s items on my list concern the little things that potential buyers consider when they are deciding what price to offer for your home.  Cheap fixes or updates will result in cheap offers A common perception is that money can be saved by cutting corners on...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 2

Good first and lasting impressions are of the utmost importance when selling your home.  The next 3 items on my list for this week are all about how to achieve this.  Curb appeal.  Your home needs to look good on the outside so when your potential buyers step out of...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 1

I started 3 weeks ago by telling you it was time to impart a little of the knowledge I have gleaned from my 3 decades in the real estate industry, so time to concentrate on the top 12 considerations when selling and buying a home. I’m going to give you just a few...

Proposition 19: What Does It Do For You?

Proposition 19 came into effect on April 1st of this year. As it is the 19th today, I thought it would be an appropriate moment to give you a brief snapshot of how this Proposition can help you. Many people have benefited from Proposition 13 which in 1978 fixed the...

March Madness is over … what to do now?

You may have been considering selling your home for a while. Who knew that a pandemic would create such a hot real estate market so could now be the perfect time? Northern California’s prime selling season is right around the corner, March Madness is over so there are...

Spring Has Sprung – So Has The Real Estate Market

Last week was most definitely the start of Spring in Northern California. Spring has always been synonymous with the start of new things. Well, my new thing is that after 3 decades serving this community as a top producing realtor, I think it’s time to share a little...
Buy a home in a seller’s market

Buy a home in a seller’s market

We are currently in an unprecedentedly hot seller’s market.  For buyers, this means that you need to have all your ducks in a row before you start your search so that you are ready to make an offer immediately.  If you like a home, you can guarantee that someone else...

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day throughout this nation is considered the unofficial start of Summer.  On the East Coast, the white trousers and seersucker suits come out, here on the West Coast we enjoy our day off, barbecuing and hanging out with family and friends in our back yards. ...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 4

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 4

Over the last 3 weeks, we’ve covered most of the bases for a successful outcome in listing your home for sale, but there are 3 final ones that should not be forgotten.   Happy Wife = Happy Life.  This is an old saying that most people are familiar with.  In the sale...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 3

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 3

This week’s items on my list concern the little things that potential buyers consider when they are deciding what price to offer for your home.  Cheap fixes or updates will result in cheap offers A common perception is that money can be saved by cutting corners on...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 2

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 2

Good first and lasting impressions are of the utmost importance when selling your home.  The next 3 items on my list for this week are all about how to achieve this.  Curb appeal.  Your home needs to look good on the outside so when your potential buyers step out of...

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 1

12 Things You Should Know About Real Estate: Part 1

I started 3 weeks ago by telling you it was time to impart a little of the knowledge I have gleaned from my 3 decades in the real estate industry, so time to concentrate on the top 12 considerations when selling and buying a home. I’m going to give you just a few...

Proposition 19:  What Does It Do For You?

Proposition 19: What Does It Do For You?

Proposition 19 came into effect on April 1st of this year. As it is the 19th today, I thought it would be an appropriate moment to give you a brief snapshot of how this Proposition can help you. Many people have benefited from Proposition 13 which in 1978 fixed the...

March Madness is over … what to do now?

March Madness is over … what to do now?

You may have been considering selling your home for a while. Who knew that a pandemic would create such a hot real estate market so could now be the perfect time? Northern California’s prime selling season is right around the corner, March Madness is over so there are...

Spring Has Sprung – So Has The Real Estate Market

Spring Has Sprung – So Has The Real Estate Market

Last week was most definitely the start of Spring in Northern California. Spring has always been synonymous with the start of new things. Well, my new thing is that after 3 decades serving this community as a top producing realtor, I think it’s time to share a little...

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