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The 25th Carmel Art Festival starts off Friday evening, May 18, 2018 between 7 and 9 PM with a “by invitation” VIP Wine Reception for past buyers of art at past festivals. Art buyers have an opportunity to preview “wet” paintings produced by 60 juried plein air painters during the immediate 48 ho...
05/11/2018
Buyers have been calling me right and left to view homes in Carmel Valley and I try to accommodate them even on short notice.Yesterday was one of those days. I was meeting a buyer at a home listed by someone else, it was empty, so we could go in any time. Which was good because I was meeting anot...
04/29/2018
Many moons ago when George H.W. Bush Sr. was president, I had the honor of visiting the White House with a very special small group. It was during a tour of the United States that was given to close family members of British soldiers who perished during the first Gulf War. This small sad group w...
04/18/2018
During the last few days there have been an increasing number of buyers contacting me about finding certain types of properties. Now, keep in mind that inventory at the lower end is spars and moves very quickly. That often means that some of their "wish list" items just cannot be met.Here are som...
04/16/2018
When I got back to my office today, my HEALTH app on my iPhone showed that I had walked 1.3 miles, taken 3,135 steps, and climbed 14 floors.And it's no wonder, I showed three homes in Carmel Valley, one of them with acreage on top of a hill with awesome views, another one had probably the steepes...
04/07/2018
A really nice phone call came in yesterday, it was call from a client I've tried to help over the last three years to find them a vacation home. You see, even if my clients haven't found YET what they are looking for, I never give up on them.Contrary to what seems to be the industry standard whic...
03/24/2018
Yesterday between about 5 and 7, the weather took a break from a succession of rainstorms. It was the perfect moment to walk down the hill from the Carmel-by-the-Sea business district where my office is located, to Carmel Beach.Amazing how the mental cobwebs melt away when the Pacific Ocean is ri...
03/20/2018
It actually stands to reason that the daily life of a real estate agent is polar opposite of that of their clients. Or should be!1. CALLING YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT:Think about it, when do clients call us? Chances are not when they are working, they wait until they have free time, often at the end ...
03/17/2018
This is the time that buyers have been calling about vacant lots for sale in Carmel Valley's Cachagua area. Is it because winter is mostly over and dreams of acreage with views over the wine country and miles of undeveloped land with only a home here and there appeals?Vacant land in Carmel Valley...
03/05/2018
This February I sold a sweet little home to a sweet single lady. Although it was "bittersweet", it made me feel so good.Let me briefly tell our story:Two years ago this sweet single lady called me after she had tried to sell her home herself for several months. In the meantime, she kept seeing my...
02/23/2018
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