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I came here to Palm Springs to find a duplex for a client, and instead, so far, I have found rain, wonderfully refreshing rain. The temperature is a balmy 80 degrees, the swimming pool is wonderfully cool, and there is a great joy in walking around in shorts to find real estate.Don't laugh those ...
09/15/2015
Remember, this is the iconic restaurant that was in the courtyard where I have my office in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Jack London's was a fun place to go and hang out down in the courtyard as well as the bar and separate restaurant inside. My favorite was the courtyard because you could sit there in the...
08/31/2015
Debbie Reynolds is hosting this super contest in August that I feel inclined to enter. Yes, I have been doing a few things differently this year and it's really paying off for me. In fact, this is already my best year in terms of number of closings.Maybe to some real estate professionals, it's no...
08/28/2015
You might not think about all the ramifications when you contact a real estate agent and ask them to show you homes. You might have some all picked out to see, after all, it's easy to do so with the Internet.Or you might talk to your real estate agent of your choice, tell him/her what your criter...
08/28/2015
There are some gray areas when it comes to "clients" vs "customers". For example,YOU ARE DEFINITELY A CLIENT WHEN YOU HAVE SIGNED ONE OF MY FORMS OR CONTRACTS.Because when you do, real estate law needs me to sign a "disclosure" that tells you what our relationship is. This may include that I am y...
08/26/2015
It was one of those days: Applications approved, leases signed, listing agreements returned, calls to escrow to make sure all is "go", confirming appointments between other parties, tenant move-out, photography set up, move-out of seller confirmed, showings set up and getting feedback from those ...
08/20/2015
The day goes really fast when you juggle a bunch of transactions.Today it was 5. All different sizes. I take the small ones with the big ones. Just keep them moving forward. All want fast closings.And then there are 3 that are just getting off the starting blocks. All are pre-approved and have he...
08/18/2015
After all the excitement this past week of thousands of people coming to the Monterey Peninsula, the most beautiful cars imagineable lining the streets and cruising down the avenues, it's hard to get back to normal.And "normal" today in Carmel-by-the-Sea is getting back to the utter quiet in this...
08/17/2015
Not only did City Hall send out security guards and police officers to enforce the ban on Carmel Beach bonfires and BBQs last weekend, they really sent out the cavalry when they deployed a police car this morning. This is something I have not seen since I came to Carmel-by-the-Sea in 1995.Most of...
08/15/2015
Words cannot describe the rare antique cars that were part of the 2015 Pebble Beach Tour D'Elegance that came to Carmel-by-the-Sea today. Starting at Noon, car lovers came to Ocean Avenue to see the cars drive into town and park there for several hours. The street was closed, and a row of 4 cars ...
08/13/2015
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