Did NOT think I could get excited about a pane of window glass. Wrong, wrong, wrong! We have started replacing double-paned window glass at our house and got the first set installed yesterday. I keep staring out the windows in complete appreciation and awe of what just happened!!! It is the difference between squinting through … Continue reading Glass ‘n’ Me
I am so excited about a seminar I attended last night and you'll never guess the topic... keeping a record of my life and possessions so that my heirs can step in and run the show in the event of my unexpected demise! (This includes everything about running a home, so it is a direct … Continue reading And Now For Something A Little Different. And a Cat Video at the End.
Here are some buyer questions I hear a lot: What is a typical timeline for making an offer? How many offers will I have to make on homes before I have one accepted? Why are the 'for sale' prices so different from what the county tax appraisal says? I love these questions! Question #2 especially indicates … Continue reading Buyer Questions
It could be that growing up an 'only child' gave me a foundation for intuiting a lot about negotiation. After all, I perceived the world as myself "against" two parents (who had my best interests at heart), but whose decisions I saw as overly-restrictive. I am sure I argued them out of their minds! But, … Continue reading Negotiating
Yes, kitchens do become dated, and most buyers in our market long for acres of luxurious countertops rather than a dog trot breezeway on which to churn their butter. In advising people who have been in their homes for a long time and are thinking that they might be moving into a smaller place, or … Continue reading What I’ve Been Thinking About Today