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In a perfect world, sellers will call the real estate agent or broker of their choice--hopefully me--and say, "I want to sell my house; can we talk?"BUT THE STORY IS OFTEN MUCH MORE COMPLICATED.1. Client calls me to say she is interested in purchasing a certain house. "No problem," I say. "But wh...
09/02/2016
This was said to me by an out-of-the-area real estate agent who came to my office here in Carmel-by-the-Sea to talk to me about becoming one of my agents, to hang his license in my brokerage, Rothwell Realty Inc.IT DEPENDS HOW YOU LOOK AT IT.Yes, there are many agents here who have been around fo...
08/30/2016
This past weekend, I spent both Saturday and Sunday walking all over Carmel Valley Village. On Saturday, I went from one end of the village to the other, checking out what businesses had opened or closed during the past few months. As you can imagine, there were some changes but not as many as on...
08/29/2016
Yesterday, I spent the whole afternoon walking around Carmel Valley Village here in Monterey County. It's a 13 mile trip up Carmel Valley Road from the ocean. To the west is Carmel-by-the-Sea where my office is, and to the south is the fabulous Big Sur Coastline.Because I have a website called ww...
08/28/2016
The day before the Concours d' Elegance in Pebble Beach, it seems that everyone with an expensive car is here. There is no distinction, they are just plain that: expensive.People are walking up and down Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, our main street, looking at them. Your ordinary everyday ca...
08/20/2016
Touted as the "world's premier celebration of the automobile", the renowned Concours d' Elegance comes to the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links this Sunday, August 21, 2016.Only the most beautiful and historic are invited to come to this event. But before they do, many of them actually ...
08/18/2016
It was a grand event once again yesterday, Concours On The Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Most of the business district was closed to traffic to show these spectacular cars. And, yes, this was right by my Rothwel Realty office on Dolores Street. Although, thankfully, I w...
08/17/2016
Yes,  Tuesday August 16, 2016,  Concours on the Avenue comes to Carmel-by-the-Sea and pretty much shuts this one square mile city down to all but foot traffic. At least its business district.And that means parking is at a premium. I was going to say, try to get here to find a spot and then walk e...
08/15/2016
As I have been writing about for the past week or so, Concours Week is starting tomorrow here on the Monterey Peninsula. Car carriers are still turning off Highway 1 into Pebble Beach. There is not a parking space to be had here in Carmel-by-the-Sea so it was good that I arrived VERY early this m...
08/14/2016
Normally when agents have caravans going from one listed home to the next, it's a dizzying showing of what's new on the market in a very short period of time. Agents don't spend more than 5 or 10 minutes doing a walk through. For me, it's a fast way to preview homes.Oops, sorry, this Jaguar is fr...
08/11/2016
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