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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties - 256152
RECENT BLOG POSTS
P. U. - What’s that Smell?    When a circuit breaker overheats, the plastics and heat-resistant chemicals used to make the breakers, as well as outlets or wiring insulation, may emit a fishy or urine-like odor. You can often smell the odor throughout the house, but it is more intense near the br...
02/14/2021
 I attended a Zoom meeting featuring Lawrence Yun  is a Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors.   His predictions were that even if a vaccine for COVID19 were to be discovered most people would continue working at home. He also felt there wo...
10/12/2020
How to Decorate for Halloween While Selling Your Home   You can’t always control when you put your home on the market. We’ve purchased 3 of our homes in the Fall around Halloween and one on Easter weekend!    Now more than ever our homes have become our sanctuaries. Having to spend more time in ...
10/11/2020
Such a good question and one that I get at least once a week during a Home Staging Consultation. It really is something to take a hard look at. Questions to consider:   How old are the cabinets? What is the price of my home? What is the current market? Is there a lot of competition in my area? W...
10/02/2020
Your newly built home on the land of your dreams is getting closer to reality! You’ve decided what town you’d like to live in and you’ve been perusing the listings. You’ve made contact with your buyer agent (in Kalispell hopefully that’s me!) and you are in your four-wheel drive on your way to l...
10/01/2020
A few weeks ago, I heard the “Shark Tank” lady, Barbara Corcoran say that real estate was going to continue to flourish unabated. She is supposed to know what she talks about, as does Lawrence Yun, the chief economist for the National Association of Realtors®, who echoes her enthusiasm. Yet somet...
09/15/2020
There are a lot of home improvements you can do to add value to your home. However, not all renovations provide a worthwhile return on investment (ROI). How can I add value to my house? If you want to add value to your Frisco, TX home for sale, it is a good idea to check with a local real estate...
11/12/2019
  2019 -  Halloween Safety Tips for Pets     The Halloween Season with all its scary costumes, parties, tasty treats, spooky decorations, and haunted homes are finally here ...   But sadly, potential dangers also arrive with it.  And that means we should be taking the time and making the effort ...
10/30/2019
The Haunted Loan Process   As we wind our way closer to Halloween, I wanted to cover a few of the graveyard variety hobgoblins of the mortgage process.  You know, the things our clients don't tell us at the start and that later come back to haunt their home loan transaction like so many nightmar...
10/19/2019
I showed a property that was on the market for most of the year at approximately 35% over the current market for a similar property. Of course, it didn't sell. It came off the market, and then came back on at 25% over the market. The second agent fluffed up the description to make it sound like ...
09/10/2019
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