ARE REALTORS WORTH IT?
I recently read an article about a brokerage’s advertisement. Admittedly, if they had looked at it from a viewer’s standpoint, they may have reconsidered the ad and its implications. However, that isn’t what this post is about. It is...Read more
Summer Renovation Projects To Hone In On
As the world grapples with the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, nearly a third of the world is working and schooling from home. As the world changes, so do real estate needs. Homes are no longer simply homes; they’re offices,...Read more
What Will Real Estate Look Like Post-COVID-19? Plus, How to Prepare for Success
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made a profound impact on the real estate industry over the last few months. With about a third of Americans working from home and/or spending more time indoors due to city- and state-wide lockdowns,...Read more
THE NEW COMMUNICATION – WHAT IS RIGHT?
I was just having the most interesting conversation about our new vs old methods of communication. We have so many options these days – the old fashioned phone call, email and text. With so many options, purposes and ages...Read more
THE LEMONADE STAND
There is something about lemonade stands that I just can’t pass up. I don’t know if it’s the cute kid on the other side of the table, the childhood memories it creates or I’m simply thirsty, but it draws...Read more
How do you allow for that HUGE workshop?
I love Ryan’s posts and as a Realtor, this one really helps give a market value on a challenging property! How much value does a huge backyard shop add? By Ryan Lundquist on Feb 23, 2017 07:19 am A...Read more
A MUCH NEEDED CONVERSATION..
A good friend and superb appraiser wrote this today. It is well worth reading and sharing with your sellers! Some advice for sellers in an aggressive market By Ryan Lundquist on Feb 07, 2017 07:38 am Dear Sellers, The...Read more
CAUTIONARY TALE ABOUT PACE LOANS
I just attended a meeting today in which PACE loans were discussed. For some, these are a great option, but everyone should understand the program in it’s entirety and the repercussions of using such a loan. Many of the...Read more
CREDIT SCORES DO’S AND DON’T’S!
Isn’t it amazing how much a little three digit number can affect our daily lives? Credit scores can influence not only our ability to purchase a home or car, but can affect the quality of our credit cards and our ability...Read more
BUYERS AND BUYERS AGENT – A HEADS-UP
If you have not heard, the latest Dodd-Frank law will go into affect on August 1st. As with most new Dodd–Frank laws, the details are still being worked out. Right now, here are the sketchy details: Prior to loan...Read more