Looking at the November 2017 ABoR stats in the greater Austin area
If you are a buyer and you are running around trying the get the most square footage for the dollar, how are you going to know when you've found that touchstone?
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.
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
Cat video. You're welcome. Recently, I have found myself consulting with a number of different people about future moves that are not necessarily imminent. I think this time spent together with potential clients is rewarding! Every situation is different and every house is unique in that it is situated in a particular place in the city, in … Continue reading (Almost) Every House is Unique