How NOT To Sell Your House, Part I : Flooring

It’s amazing the choices homeowners make when it comes to designing their house. Today I’m starting the first of several posts concerning what you shouldn’t do if you want to sell your home. In most cases owners think that if…

Cigars & Keys Anyone? How the Closing Table Isn’t What it Used to Be

I had a client call me today because he is scheduled to go in and sign closing papers at the title company tomorrow on his home.  It had been about 20 years since he last bought a house and as…

Real Estate Agents Who Don’t Return Phone Calls

I just got back from showing a house to a buyer who had called her real estate agent several times and did not receive a return phone call. This concept has always baffled me because generally speaking I think agents…

Considering Short Selling Your Home?

If you owe more against the mortgage than what your home is worth, you may be considering a short sale. Now a short sale is easier said than done, *but* more short sales are closing right now than ever before…