Thank you for visiting my Blog page~ I started my career in selling real estate in Grand Prairie in 1993, and I still love my job. Literally, I can wake up in the morning and say, ‘Oh, goody-goody, I get to go to work today!’ The clients and customers I work with are fun and
Rolling in closing costs in a hot seller’s market is not easy. Why? Actually, when homes are selling like hotcakes, rolling-in closing costs is a fairly rare event! Why is that? What exactly does it mean to roll-in closing costs and how do you do it? First, what does it mean “rolling-in closing costs”? This
It’s an everyday occurrence that people decide that they would like to purchase a new home. It can be especially exciting to start from scratch with a home builder and be involved in the construction process from start to finish. As wonderful as this prospect may be, it is also very important for a prospective
Are you standing outside looking up at that 18 year old roof and wondering if it needs to be replaced? Have you already spent hundreds of dollars each year replacing missing roof shingles after each storm? Are you afraid to call your insurance company for fear they will say that the roof is ‘a gonner’
Most agents will say that winter is not usually the best season for selling a home. Generally speaking, it’s cold, wet, and most people are fairly occupied with holiday events. Even after January 1st and the holidays have past, quite often most folks are beginning to prepare for tax season. For these reasons and others,
The rising market prices for Westchester of Grand Prairie are impressive! If you live in Grand Prairie, whether or not you live in the Westchester subdivision, this increase should be good news to you. Over the past 3 months, Westchester has pended and closed over 50 preexisting homes. Of those 50 plus home, only 7
Here’s a good question I get fairly often…”Do I need a ‘Buyer’s Agent’?” I guess it really depends on your definition of the word “need”. If you are asking the question to determine “Do I have to have a buyer’s agent in order to purchase a property?” Well, then the answer will usually be “No”.
Selling real estate isn’t a perfect science. But, it doesn’t have to be that difficult if a few basic principles are followed. When preparing to sell a home, if you keep in mind these basic principles, the sale will probably go more smoothly. So, what principles should you follow when you are preparing to sell?
In the ‘old days’… or maybe they weren’t so “old”, courtesy was an expectation. Everyone deserved to be treated with common courtesy regardless if you knew them or not. It was true, even if a person assumed that they wouldn’t like another individual if they knew them more intimately. The expectation was that any behavior
It’s hard enough to lose someone you love. But, when a loved one dies in the middle of a real estate transaction, it can be even more stressful. First of all, it’s important to note that in most transactions, there are built-in natural safety measures to protect the surviving mate from being forced to either