RECENT BLOG POSTS
During the last few days there have been an increasing number of buyers contacting me about finding certain types of properties. Now, keep in mind that inventory at the lower end is spars and moves very quickly. That often means that some of their "wish list" items just cannot be met.Here are som...
04/16/2018
When I got back to my office today, my HEALTH app on my iPhone showed that I had walked 1.3 miles, taken 3,135 steps, and climbed 14 floors.And it's no wonder, I showed three homes in Carmel Valley, one of them with acreage on top of a hill with awesome views, another one had probably the steepes...
04/07/2018
A really nice phone call came in yesterday, it was call from a client I've tried to help over the last three years to find them a vacation home. You see, even if my clients haven't found YET what they are looking for, I never give up on them.Contrary to what seems to be the industry standard whic...
03/24/2018
Yesterday between about 5 and 7, the weather took a break from a succession of rainstorms. It was the perfect moment to walk down the hill from the Carmel-by-the-Sea business district where my office is located, to Carmel Beach.Amazing how the mental cobwebs melt away when the Pacific Ocean is ri...
03/20/2018
It actually stands to reason that the daily life of a real estate agent is polar opposite of that of their clients. Or should be!1. CALLING YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT:Think about it, when do clients call us? Chances are not when they are working, they wait until they have free time, often at the end ...
03/17/2018
This is the time that buyers have been calling about vacant lots for sale in Carmel Valley's Cachagua area. Is it because winter is mostly over and dreams of acreage with views over the wine country and miles of undeveloped land with only a home here and there appeals?Vacant land in Carmel Valley...
03/05/2018
This February I sold a sweet little home to a sweet single lady. Although it was "bittersweet", it made me feel so good.Let me briefly tell our story:Two years ago this sweet single lady called me after she had tried to sell her home herself for several months. In the meantime, she kept seeing my...
02/23/2018
This Activerain contest for February, to write about getting ready for the real estate challenges that face US (get that? US as in United States?) was different than any other year.HOW DID I GET READY for 2018?Although I had my marketing plan all laid out for 2018, there were some "moguls" that p...
02/22/2018
ActiveRain has a contest this month about what works and what doesn't work in our real estate strategies. And, what are we doing about it in 2018.First and foremost, I have never been a "follower" so when I went into real estate, I wanted to do it MY WAY. I had been in the advertising and public ...
02/21/2018
So sad for the family when someone passes away and the last thing they most probably think about is informing the listing agent of the fact. This is where I am right now with clients who want to sell their property and with whom I have a listing. So what happens when the listing agent gets an off...
02/16/2018
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