Archive for January, 2015

Your home: How to choose a home inspector

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Home inspections aren’t just for buyers these days. As a matter of fact, 99 percent of our selling clients last year performed a pre-inspection on their home before putting it on the market. By pre-inspecting a home, the seller not only identifies any serious issues that should be addressed, but they also help to bulletproof […]

Your home: Was buying my home a good investment?

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Just this week I have had the privilege to meet with three couples, all of whom purchased their current homes in 2007.  When it came to the current market value of their homes, all three were in a similar position.  Their homes were worth pretty close to what they paid for them in 2007.  One […]

Your home: Why a real estate ‘team’?

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

TEAM: Together Everybody Achieves More Well, that pretty much sums up the answer to the question, “Why a real estate team?” And before I get into the specifics, I must acknowledge a few people. My team, that is. I owe a huge debt of gratitude to Leah Taylor (my beautiful wife and Lead Buyer Specialist), […]

Your home: The 2015 housing forecast

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Happy New Year to you all! I am really excited about the real estate market to come in 2015. And for numerous reasons. Of course, when I say housing forecast I must provide the proviso that I don’t have a crystal ball. My forecast is based on current local trends. However, trends can shift. The […]