RECENT BLOG POSTS
So sad for the family when someone passes away and the last thing they most probably think about is informing the listing agent of the fact. This is where I am right now with clients who want to sell their property and with whom I have a listing. So what happens when the listing agent gets an off...
02/16/2018
This blog by Debbie Laity was totally unexpected and was absolutely the icing on the cake for this successful referral she sent me. It is always tough in our real estate business to refer a valued client to someone else because the trust that has been built up between client and agent. And now yo...
02/09/2018
In most high priced markets, the listing agent is there for showings of multi million dollar properties. This is a plus and a minus for buyers and here are several scenarios.1. If the buyers agent has not previewed the home.This mostly goes pretty smoothly because the listing agent usually knows ...
02/07/2018
Over the past few years, several people have approached me about going into real estate. Several actually paid money for the course, but they didn't follow through. At first I thought I didn't convey a clear message, that real estate is a great business and if you work hard, it is very rewarding....
01/30/2018
First of all, 2017 was a banner year for Rothwell Realty and it would be so easy to just say, "keep up what worked so well in 2018" and leave it at that.But that's just not going to fly with me.There have been several goals on my wish list that just never got any traction in the past. When busine...
01/27/2018
When the time gets close to closing, buyers get all excited and often ask if they can put "just a few things" into the house they are buying.Even though pretty much everything is negotiable in a transaction, that is one thing I tell my sellers not to allow.What's the big deal, you ask?First, I am...
11/26/2017
Thankful Activerain contest #12.Thanksgiving Day seems to mean different things to different people. We were invited to a community dinner in town by friends of ours. There will be about 700 people at this annual event.But we like to spend Thanksgiving Day quietly. Enjoy a great meal. Take the do...
11/23/2017
#11 on my "thankful" list for the Activerain contest.You must have noticed by now that I am writing about those things that have made my life easier and in other respects made a big difference in my life on the day I write each of these "thankful" blogs.Today it happens to be the video function o...
11/22/2017
#10 of Activerain's "thankful" contest.Picture this, everyday chores need to be done especially those that come up suddenly like the battery in our 2nd car, a GMC truck, is on the fritz.  That's probably not a technical term for when the red warning lights light comes on on the dashboard when my ...
11/21/2017
Day 9 of Activerain's "thankful" contest.The last 24 hours have been a flurry of forms that had to be filled out and signed electronically. With Thanksgiving only a couple of days away and the Christmas Holidays not far away, everyone wants their transaction closed before the end of the year.So u...
11/20/2017
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