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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties - 256152
There are a lot of home improvements you can do to add value to your home. However, not all renovations provide a worthwhile return on investment (ROI). How can I add value to my house? If you want to add value to your Frisco, TX home for sale, it is a good idea to check with a local real estate...
  2019 -  Halloween Safety Tips for Pets     The Halloween Season with all its scary costumes, parties, tasty treats, spooky decorations, and haunted homes are finally here ...   But sadly, potential dangers also arrive with it.  And that means we should be taking the time and making the effort ...
The Haunted Loan Process   As we wind our way closer to Halloween, I wanted to cover a few of the graveyard variety hobgoblins of the mortgage process.  You know, the things our clients don't tell us at the start and that later come back to haunt their home loan transaction like so many nightmar...
I showed a property that was on the market for most of the year at approximately 35% over the current market for a similar property. Of course, it didn't sell. It came off the market, and then came back on at 25% over the market. The second agent fluffed up the description to make it sound like ...
Are We Talking Ourselves Into Recession?        Recently, the "R" word has been in the headlines quite a bit.  As with every headline, there's a "devil's advocate" position, and recently, one expert warned that if we keep talking about recession, that could CAUSE a recession!          Yes, fear ...
As you get ready to start looking for a home, the first two thing you should do is to find a great Realtor who will look out for your best interests and second to get pre-qualified for a mortgage. It is important to find out how much you can afford  to spend on a home so that you are confident t...
How to Hire a Moving Company...7 Tips To Help Save You Time and Money   Just as you wouldn’t hire just any real estate agent (well, I hope you didn’t!) to guide you through your largest investment transaction, why would you hire a moving company to transport your treasured belongings?   Whether ...
  Some people are more challenging to work with than others. Below are three examples.     #1  The person who trusts no one. The sooner you figure this out, the better.  In the middle of a difficult divorce, a seller wanted someone to represent her like I represented the previous seller. She was...
About two weeks ago I was approached by a local custom builder to revamp an existing house design in plan and elevations in order to offer for sale to a client from Miami.  The client liked the builder's model in a smaller high-end subdivision but needed changes to the plan to accommodate him an...
Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 6 Years Running   Like stocks, home values dropped dramatically during the recession but, have rebounded and are worth more now than before The Great Recession. Americans who do not own either - stocks or real property - are more inclined to see rea...

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