Just Listed in Gainesville: Three Bedroom Condo for $315,000

Looking for affordable three bedroom properties in Gainesville? You have come to the right place. Welcome to 14530 Kylewood Way in the Parks at Piedmont South Condos. A four level condo with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms and one car garage for only $315,000. Let me tell you all about it. For Read More …

Selling a Home “As-Is”

Selling a Home “As-Is” Frequently I meet with home sellers who do not wish to be nickeled and dimed over repairs when they are under contract to sell. They will express their desire to sell “as-is” during our listing appointment. There are some points that sellers need to understand about “as-is.” Selling as-is immediately devalues Read More …

Predictions for the 2022 Real Estate Market

Predictions for the 2022 Real Estate Market New Year’s Eve 2021 and what is this Bristow/Gainesville Real Estate Agent doing? Starting her yearend market reports and blogging. What better topic to post about on my real estate blog than my predictions for the 2022 real estate market. This prediction is not for the country, nor Read More …

The Shortest Day of the Year is Behind Us

The Shortest Day of the Year is Behind Us As I drove around the Manassas/Bristow/Gainesville area today, there was a spring in my step. It certainly is a festive time of year, but that was not it. And I was pleased as punch that I closed not one, but two deals this week. The Christmas Read More …

The Devil is in the Details

The Devil is in the Details Being a Listing Agent I have honed many skills that allow my sellers to make the best first impressions, create buyer enthusiasm and ultimately, wring more from their sales to max out their bottom lines. Staging properties is not something that needs to be done at great expense to Read More …

What Message is Your House Sending Buyers?

What Message is Your House Sending Buyers? Not too long ago, I was in a car with a very good friend of mine. The music playing on her car stereo was hard core metal. It sounded so pissed off and angry to me that I wanted to beg her to turn it off. She remarked Read More …

Achieving Buyer Success in Gainesville’s Heritage Hunt, Again

Achieving Buyer Success in Gainesville’s Heritage Hunt, Again There are some well traveled Gainesville neighborhoods in my real estate business. One that comes up again and again is the active adult community of Heritage Hunt. By its sheer size, it is no surprise Heritage Hunt gets a lot of activity. Heritage Hunt is so big Read More …

The Second Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home

The Second Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home There are two major things a seller can do, even in a seller’s market, to max out their bottom line. The first I wrote about in detail and is all about creating buyer enthusiasm. This is essentially putting the shiniest, most attractive bait on the Read More …

The First Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home

The First Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home Getting the maximum profit when you sell your home, even in a seller’s market is not as easy as you think. A seller can’t assume that any old agent that is willing to cut their commission because “it is so easy to sell houses in Read More …

The MLS Remarks the Public Doesn’t See

The MLS Remarks the Public Doesn’t See Another day, another not so startling realization that too many listing agents have no idea how their choice of words, photos and inaction affect their sellers. A buyer-client texted me a listing of Interest. Her words were, “I know that something has to be wrong with the property Read More …