RECENT BLOG POSTS
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
This Activerain contest for February, to write about getting ready for the real estate challenges that face US (get that? US as in United States?) was different than any other year.HOW DID I GET READY for 2018?Although I had my marketing plan all laid out for 2018, there were some "moguls" that p...
02/22/2018
ActiveRain has a contest this month about what works and what doesn't work in our real estate strategies. And, what are we doing about it in 2018.First and foremost, I have never been a "follower" so when I went into real estate, I wanted to do it MY WAY. I had been in the advertising and public ...
02/21/2018
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
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