RECENT BLOG POSTS
When a client first contacts us to help them with their real estate needs, there is a high level of enthusiasm that needs to be maintained until the transaction closes.But that initial stage is pretty important. I saw that yesterday with a buyer when we went out to look at property. It's so impor...
07/31/2016
Want to buy a bigger house? Don't want to spend any more money on the one you have now because, you know it, unless you add more square footage, there is very little chance of it bringing in more at the closing table.I've seen people spend all kinds of money in their home, but is it really worth ...
07/30/2016
Am I nuts? Just because I am starting on a whole new marketing strategy in August does not mean I am abandoning the areas that I have been working before.THAT DECISION WAS MADE FOR ME LAST NIGHTLast night about 11:30 PM, a text came through from a past client, a first time home buyer who never th...
07/28/2016
This post is in answer to the July contest, How is your 2016 Business Plan Looking.Actually, the first half of 2016 was an extension of business that I had been working on in 2015. Yes, these were very busy months, and I handled some transactions that really were pretty challenging.ON LOOKING BAC...
07/25/2016
The August through October issue of the upscale CARMEL magazine on the Monterey Peninsula, California is about to hit the stands and it will include a 1-page ad for my brokerage Rothwell Realty Inc located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Distribution is throughout the Monterey Peninsula, Califo...
07/24/2016
We just closed on two properties in Northern California that have been right up there with the most challenging I've had in my last 10 years in real estate. Sure, every transactions has little twists and turns and we expect that. But when you are dealing with lawyers and a couple of branches of t...
07/22/2016
August is my favorite month in Carmel-by-the-Sea because car aficionados come from all over the world to gaze on, auction/bid for, judge, and drive some of the worlds finest luxury cars, muscle cars, hot rods and sporting cars.Car manufacturers hold private showings and corporate events at such l...
07/21/2016
It is always nice when someone stops YOU on the street to ask for real estate advice. It really doesn't matter whether something tangible comes out of it right there and then, but it is something that we can follow up on.Often these brief conversations are about something that this person is cont...
04/01/2016
When an owner of a home calls me to sell his property, it starts a flurry of activity. Each seller has his/her own goals as to what should happen with this sale, the most important being:1. What the sales price will be.2. How soon he wants it sold.3.What does he have to do to get it on the market...
03/23/2016
We are in the midst of a major marketing effort for a property and phone calls are coming in. We are running an advertising campaign that is geared to the general public. Mostly, the calls are pretty straight forward and mostly ends up in a showing.Then there was one that just put up some red fla...
03/19/2016
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