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Here it is 3 PM on a Saturday and I am still in my jammies. No, that is definitely not typical.This past week was so hectic, my days started early and ended late. There is a full court press to get some listings ready to sell and others moved forward in escrow.Yesterday, Friday, was actually the ...
03/19/2016
Today, I participated in an old fashioned "caravan" where a group of agents travel from one listing to another and "preview" the properties at a fast clip. For example, within 2 hours this morning, I saw 10 listings. Most of them are new on the market, so it is a very efficient way to show them t...
03/17/2016
Clients call me from all over the country to help them find a property in California and Hawaii; and they are ready to buy NOW.When listening to all the politicians running for the presidency, you would think that our economy is in the dumps.Nothing seems to be further from the truth when it come...
03/02/2016
Listing and selling real estate in California and Hawaii keeps this real estate broker on her toes. Every morning I get up and look on my to-do list which I have prepared the night before.Sounds simple, doesn't it? Then phone calls, emails and text messages come in which usually change my priorit...
02/26/2016
An email today made me ponder why a buyer's agent would ask me certain questions that should be addressed in an official offer. Question 1: Will the seller provide owner financing.Owner financing was not mentioned in the MLS.Should I go to my seller and ask him just to see if he's changed his min...
02/23/2016
Yesterday was going to be a very busy day for me showing homes here in Northern California. The market is HOT to say the least and my listings are getting lots of attention.But first I had to handle an early morning phone call from my neighbor."DID YOU SEE THAT BIG TREE LYING ON THE POWER LINES I...
02/21/2016
Every time I drive through a certain part of the redwoods near my second home in Northern California, and where I am at the moment, everyone tries to reach me. This is the stretch where there are NO BARS on my cell phone.Either the phone rings just before I am about to go through that stretch, or...
02/05/2016
Today, I was showing homes in Northern California to a buyer. As is normal procedure, I first went to the MLS to see what was available in my clients' price range.  There were a total of 9 possibles.I then arranged the 9 listings by "access". Here is how it broke down:5 needed an appointment (4 w...
01/29/2016
Although I had talked to these clients for a few days, they tightened up their schedule and decided to come to my area now. Like, they called yesterday to start looking at homes today.Homes have been selling quickly in their price range, so that was a smart decision on their part.That also meant ...
01/28/2016
Today, the weather had cleared up and the sun was shining, the temperature mild, a good time to walk around my own neighborhood where I have several listings.Two of the listings are having work done which had gone a little slower because of quite a bit of rain. Yes, California is getting some muc...
01/27/2016
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