The number one reason most purchase contracts for homes fall through is due to the inspection. And I had two contracts that fell through in the last few weeks, which for me is unusual. And that’s a lot of work for me and my clients with no results. Bulbs to Basements Home inspections are…… Continue reading Inspections – Can’t Live With ‘Em and Can’t Live Without ‘Em
I am very pleased to announce that I now hang my license at Benchmark Realty It’s only been a week and I am very pleased with my decision. As an independent contractor, I am free to hang my license with any Brokerage in Middle Tennessee. There are many to choose from but Benchmark made sense…… Continue reading I’ve Moved!
Moving has been on my mind lately, maybe because I miss it since it’s been over 18 months since I last moved. Crazy I know. Or maybe because friends and family are moving. And it has been interesting watching the drama unfold as well as the different approaches to the move. It’s Worth The Price…… Continue reading The Art of the Move
In a market where house seems to sell as soon as they are put on the market many sellers consider selling it themselves. But statistics show that houses sold by a realtor sell for 19% more than for sale by owner and sell 19 days faster. If that doesn’t convince you here are a just…… Continue reading Make The Right Choice
It’s hard to believe I have been selling real estate for 5 years now. Sometimes it seems much longer and other times I feel if I’ve just started. There have been occasional clients or potential clients that have driven me crazy, like the one woman that looked for 9 months but could never pull the…… Continue reading Both Sides Now
I hosted a party for a friend who just retired recently and had several conversations over the course of the evening about real estate. Not sure how that happens! One comment that stood out for me was “I’ll live in my house until I die”. Short Sighted Thinking Now I understand that concept even if…… Continue reading “I’ll Live In My House Forever”
We’ve all heard the adage before and in many things timing does make a big difference. My daughter just sold some stock and a week later the share price had dropped by almost half. Her timing was excellent. Coming back from London last year, my grandson and I were delayed coming back from a day…… Continue reading Timing Is Everything
I love my chosen profession for many reasons but there are times when it’s not so fun. There is a scary side. Sellers Greed It has been a seller’s market for some time now but unfortunately some sellers have gotten greedy. Recently a client put an offer on a house in East Nashville. My buyer…… Continue reading The Scary Side of Real Estate