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Santa Could Lose Money for You!

Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is on its way, we are in the last quarter to sell your house for the year. This is usually a busy final months, period then it slows down. While there are still properties for sale close to Christmas and the new year, typically there are a lot…

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Are You Doomed Before You Even Go Into a Bidding War?

There are many factors that go into winning a bidding war. Primarily its the money on the table but in some cases your agent or you might be losing before you even go into the presentation. Here are few factors to consider. It’s not always the money talking for some owners. Owners who have lived…

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Make Sure to Google The Property You Are Buying First!

So you put an offer in, you’re deposit is down, you’ve got the financing, you’ve done a home inspection and you’re ready to move in. Wrong! You should do a web search and a newspaper search on the house you are looking to spend the rest of your life in. Most people think because they…

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You want to Use the Old Photos? Really?

I hear horror stories about how agents will just use the old photos from MLS. Its the laziest thing an agent can do. Even to take a picture with your iPhone would be better resolution than old photos from MLS. Its crazy to think that an agent in this day and age will have the…

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Is Quartz the New Granite?

I was recently representing a condo buy for one of my clients, and to my astonishment they told me that the quartz in the model is an upgrade, and that granite comes with the condo. I was so perplexed because last year when I put granite in my kitchen, the granite was much more expensive…

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Is Staging Worth The Money?

Most Agent will always say you should stage your house. I agree. If you call cleaning up and making your house as presentable as possible. I disagree if you think that you must spend thousands upon thousands of dollars to bring in new furniture and redo you’re whole house. There is however a place for…