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Fall and winter can be the best time to buy a home to realize substantial savings.

Why Fall & Winter are the Best Time to Buy a Home

Why Fall & Winter are the Best Time to Buy a Home I am often asked, “When is the best time to buy a home?” First and foremost, I want to be clear that the best time to buy is when you can afford it. With that being said, I consider fall and winter to … Read more

Hands counting cash as if evaluating if they have the funds in their budget for a purchase

Live on a Budget: 3 Lessons I’ve Learned

3 Tips to Live on a Budget I want to take a minute to talk to my younger self about her spending habits. I want to tell her to ignore the curated images of social media influencers, and to stop browsing the Pinterest boards of seasonal fashion styles and home decor. To ignore that pull … Read more

Bulbs begin to erupt from the soil in a late winter garden

5 Winter Garden Tips to Prepare for a Beautiful Spring

5 Winter Garden Tips to Prepare for a Beautiful Spring It’s not unusual for someone to ask me about my yard. If you haven’t learned by now, I’ll let you in on the secret: I LOVE to garden! One thing I am asked about a lot is what to do in the yard each season.  … Read more

A duplex home is the ideal first real estate purchase.

If I Had to Do It All Over Again, Here’s What I Would Do

If I Had to Do It All Over Again, Here’s What I Would Do Life and time have a way of sneaking away from us. The older we get, the faster it seems to go, am I right? Hindsight is 20/20, and for the most part I love our life and have been happy with … Read more

Secrets To A Stress Free Halloween

Secrets To A Stress Free Halloween   I bet no one told you when you were a kid that becoming an adult might take the fun out of some of your favorite celebrations. Take Halloween for example. I mean, there are so many decisions! Will you celebrate the Harvest, Día de los Muertos, or keep … Read more

How To Prepare Your Property For Winter

How To Prepare Your Property For Winter   I know, I know–it’s barely October, and here I am talking about winter. But real estate is a big investment, and it’s important to maintain it properly. The fact of the matter is that some projects, like interior painting, can be fun and optional; other projects may … Read more

Why I Work With Friends, And You Should Too

Why I Work With Friends, And You Should Too   Do you have a policy on working with friends and family? I have been surprised by how many people have the policy to not mix business and pleasure. When the topic comes up, people bring up being concerned about the relationship being ruined. Maybe they … Read more

Market Update: February 2019

 Market Update: February Hi ladies and gentlemen, Below I’ll be going into the existing supply of affordable housing, the current interest rates, and how demand is continuing to grow in our area. Housing Supply: “The spring homebuying season is almost upon us, and if rates stay lower, inventory continues to grow, and the job market maintains … Read more

Is the price right?

Are You Sure The Price Is Right?     If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to guess the price of the item without going over. The closer you are to the right price, the better…but if you go over at all you lose everything. … Read more