Termites & Why Your Buyers Need A Pest Inspection! (Video)

Whereas a general home inspection seeks to ensure to that your buyer’s home is hazard free, in good repair, and is relatively energy-efficient, a home pest inspection determines the presence and/or the risk factor of many things: Termites and termite-related structural damage Ants and ant-related structural damage Bed bugs, fleas, rats, mice, roaches and other home pest problems Here’s a brief video showing termites (specifically Eastern Subterranean), the damage they can cause and why it is Read more…

How NOT to be A Valuable Agent-An Agent Horror Story (Video)

How do you create value that resonates with clients and consumers in an industry that is constantly flooded with information, hype and, sometimes, bad press?  I can tell you that it’s not by having a bad attitude, not paying attention to your clients, or playing games while chilling on the couch during a showing.  Creating value and marketing around that value is a constant battle. In a job that interacts with the public, it can Read more…

Celebrate Donut Day!! (Blog)

Celebrated on the first Friday of every June – National Donut Day is a day to celebrate humble donut and the men and women who served soldiers donuts during the First World War. It is a day that is mainly celebrated in the United States, but other donut shops around the world have been known to participate as well. Traditionally, a free donut is given out to customers of donut shops on this day. Here’s Read more…

Surveys and Encroachments (Blog)

We strongly recommend that our home buyers have a survey done on the property they’re buying before we finalize their purchase. A survey is a highly accurate delineation of the precise boundaries of the land that they’re purchasing no matter how big or small it may be. Surveys offer our buyers additional protection – and let me give you an example of how. We had an incident come up just this week, representing a buyer. Read more…

Defining a Deal (Blog)

What is a Great Deal when buying a home? I just got off the phone with a buyer and wanted to share with you a bit of our conversation. This particular buyer is now Under Contract to buy their first home and they are very excited about this property.  However, through the negotiation, this buyer was particularly concerned about feeling like they got a ‘deal’ on the house. Well, in fact, the house that they Read more…