First of all, I have to say I am VERY upbeat and optimistic. I'm not a half-empty kind of gal, nor a half-full one. I happen to be of the "glass is full" mentality. While we've all lived through a ton of crap, and I'm no exception, I happen to think life is inherently fun and good and I like waking ... » Learn More about My pet peeve, exposed
What does it mean when I ask for your referrals? "You want a referral? But... I don't know anyone who wants to sell a home in your area." Or I don't know anyone that wants to buy in your area or rent in your area or lives in your area. ... » Learn More about What does it mean when I ask for your referrals?
In one of my recent posts, I debunked the myth that real estate professionals are millionaires. However, salespeople are paid a commission to do whatever it is they do. Both sellers and buyers often want to buy or sell a home themselves; why do they need an agent? ... » Learn More about Do buyers need real estate agents?
Real Estate Salesperson Commissions, Unveiled It’s a common myth that real estate professionals are millionaires. Most people have no idea how much a real estate salesperson REALLY makes, and sellers have heart palpitations when hearing the realtor expects them to hand over 5 or 6% of the sale ... » Learn More about Real Estate Agents get HOW much commission?
Should you make that home improvement? The simple answer: Yes, as long as the improvement is something you will enjoy while you remain in your home. That being said, if you are interested in knowing whether a specific home improvement will make your home more salable or whether you will be ... » Learn More about Should you make that home improvement?