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The day before the Concours d' Elegance in Pebble Beach, it seems that everyone with an expensive car is here. There is no distinction, they are just plain that: expensive.People are walking up and down Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, our main street, looking at them. Your ordinary everyday ca...
08/20/2016
Touted as the "world's premier celebration of the automobile", the renowned Concours d' Elegance comes to the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links this Sunday, August 21, 2016.Only the most beautiful and historic are invited to come to this event. But before they do, many of them actually ...
08/18/2016
It was a grand event once again yesterday, Concours On The Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Most of the business district was closed to traffic to show these spectacular cars. And, yes, this was right by my Rothwel Realty office on Dolores Street. Although, thankfully, I w...
08/17/2016
Yes,  Tuesday August 16, 2016,  Concours on the Avenue comes to Carmel-by-the-Sea and pretty much shuts this one square mile city down to all but foot traffic. At least its business district.And that means parking is at a premium. I was going to say, try to get here to find a spot and then walk e...
08/15/2016
As I have been writing about for the past week or so, Concours Week is starting tomorrow here on the Monterey Peninsula. Car carriers are still turning off Highway 1 into Pebble Beach. There is not a parking space to be had here in Carmel-by-the-Sea so it was good that I arrived VERY early this m...
08/14/2016
Normally when agents have caravans going from one listed home to the next, it's a dizzying showing of what's new on the market in a very short period of time. Agents don't spend more than 5 or 10 minutes doing a walk through. For me, it's a fast way to preview homes.Oops, sorry, this Jaguar is fr...
08/11/2016
Getting a new listing is always exciting to me because there is so much to find out about this home in order to show it off to its best advantage. And that includes, of course, putting lots of photos on the Multiple Listing Service because buyers are hungry to shop online.But over and above doing...
08/10/2016
CARMEL Magazine just came out, the one that I have a 1-page ad in. And this upscale magazine will be on the stands for the next 3 months including the very important Concours Week which brings thousands of car enthusiasts to the Monterey Peninsula.Tuesday, August 16 and Thursday, August 18.And tw...
08/05/2016
With the real estate market low on inventory of homes in the lower price point and multiple offers the norm, would you advise your buyer client to sign off on being in a back-up position?Upon discussing this with my clients, we had to take into account that we might be missing out on other homes....
08/03/2016
When a client first contacts us to help them with their real estate needs, there is a high level of enthusiasm that needs to be maintained until the transaction closes.But that initial stage is pretty important. I saw that yesterday with a buyer when we went out to look at property. It's so impor...
07/31/2016
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