Archive for December, 2014

Your home: Your pets deserve a vacation

Friday, December 19th, 2014

I realize that this column will be sensitive to some, yet it must be said. This is actually a topic that I have never covered in this column which is long overdue. The subject is our loving pets, and their potential impact on the sale of your home. I have been a dog lover since […]

Your home: The right agent

Friday, December 12th, 2014

In the last month, I have noticed a trend. We have retained several listings (homes for sale) that were listed with another agent prior to us, yet failed to sell. We are certainly thrilled to help, however, I cannot help but feel bad for the seller. People hire Realtors for numerous reasons: They’ve worked with […]

Your home: Buy stock or buy a home? Which is a smarter investment?

Friday, December 5th, 2014

This week I was cruising through CNN Money and came across an article entitled, “Housing guru Shiller: Put your money in stocks.” Of course I had to read it and then realized that yet another sexy column title had lured me in when the column itself was not as controversial as the title. Still, I wondered […]

Your home: Giving thanks for another great real estate year

Friday, December 5th, 2014

As I look back on 2014, I cannot help but give thanks for a great year. Appreciating a healthy real estate market is something that the recession taught me. And for that, I am eternally grateful. So let’s just cut to the chase and go over the top five reasons to be grateful for the […]