Clutter – Preparing Your Home For Sale

Clutter.  It's a little longer than the normal four letter word but it has about the same impact on the sale of your house. Look around. Stroll through all your rooms. See anything? Most of the stuff you see unless your one of the few "neat freaks" in the world is … [Read more...]

Real Property VS Personal Property

In the real estate world there are two types of property. There is the real property from which real estate gets it's name: all land, structures, firmly attached and integrated equipment (such as light fixtures or a well pump), anything growing on the land, and all "interests" … [Read more...]

Selling Your Home And Living In The Past

If it's been awhile since you've sold a home, I have news for you.  Things are a little different nowadays. For one thing, there is this really cool thing called The Internet. It's amazing. It links people together and it provides massive amounts of information in almost real … [Read more...]

Why The MLS Is Your Friend

The MLS or Multiple Listing Service - known as MRIS in this area - is a resource that can be absolutely invaluable when it comes time to sell your home. It's also a pretty good friend when you're buying a home. Of course, there's a catch to it. The catch is your Realtor. The … [Read more...]

“But, I Put In New Ceiling Fans”

This blog post might be the start of some mini-rants from situations I run into from time to time. This first one is about how people, trying to increase the value of their homes, really grasp for straws tying to justify why their home should go for a much higher price than a … [Read more...]