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It is always nice when someone stops YOU on the street to ask for real estate advice. It really doesn't matter whether something tangible comes out of it right there and then, but it is something that we can follow up on.Often these brief conversations are about something that this person is cont...
04/01/2016
When an owner of a home calls me to sell his property, it starts a flurry of activity. Each seller has his/her own goals as to what should happen with this sale, the most important being:1. What the sales price will be.2. How soon he wants it sold.3.What does he have to do to get it on the market...
03/23/2016
We are in the midst of a major marketing effort for a property and phone calls are coming in. We are running an advertising campaign that is geared to the general public. Mostly, the calls are pretty straight forward and mostly ends up in a showing.Then there was one that just put up some red fla...
03/19/2016
Here it is 3 PM on a Saturday and I am still in my jammies. No, that is definitely not typical.This past week was so hectic, my days started early and ended late. There is a full court press to get some listings ready to sell and others moved forward in escrow.Yesterday, Friday, was actually the ...
03/19/2016
Today, I participated in an old fashioned "caravan" where a group of agents travel from one listing to another and "preview" the properties at a fast clip. For example, within 2 hours this morning, I saw 10 listings. Most of them are new on the market, so it is a very efficient way to show them t...
03/17/2016
Clients call me from all over the country to help them find a property in California and Hawaii; and they are ready to buy NOW.When listening to all the politicians running for the presidency, you would think that our economy is in the dumps.Nothing seems to be further from the truth when it come...
03/02/2016
Listing and selling real estate in California and Hawaii keeps this real estate broker on her toes. Every morning I get up and look on my to-do list which I have prepared the night before.Sounds simple, doesn't it? Then phone calls, emails and text messages come in which usually change my priorit...
02/26/2016
An email today made me ponder why a buyer's agent would ask me certain questions that should be addressed in an official offer. Question 1: Will the seller provide owner financing.Owner financing was not mentioned in the MLS.Should I go to my seller and ask him just to see if he's changed his min...
02/23/2016
Yesterday was going to be a very busy day for me showing homes here in Northern California. The market is HOT to say the least and my listings are getting lots of attention.But first I had to handle an early morning phone call from my neighbor."DID YOU SEE THAT BIG TREE LYING ON THE POWER LINES I...
02/21/2016
Every time I drive through a certain part of the redwoods near my second home in Northern California, and where I am at the moment, everyone tries to reach me. This is the stretch where there are NO BARS on my cell phone.Either the phone rings just before I am about to go through that stretch, or...
02/05/2016
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