Professional Marketing Involves Elbow Grease

Professional Marketing Involves Elbow Grease Six years ago, in a very different market when only the hottest homes sold in a matter of days, it was not at all unusual for a single family home to take one to two months to sell. Looking back at the first six months of 2015, the average days Read More …

Selling Your Home Without Representation

Selling Your Home Without Representation Every day there are nuggets I like to share in an effort to educate my local market about real estate and, most importantly, how having a full-time professional agent on your side benefits you. Right now, the 2021 spring market is so hot that many buyers and buyer agents have Read More …

Shouldn’t Your Agent Being Doing This?

Shouldn’t Your Agent Being Doing This? Hiring decisions of sellers never cease to amaze me. Home owners get focused on one thing and one thing only–commission. In the process, they fail to understand what a listing agent actually does for them because they never get around to asking the right questions. While I have had Read More …

The Ease of a Listing Agent’s Job is Not Measured by Days on Market

The Ease of a Listing Agent’s Job is Not Measured by Days on Market In the last two days, I was approached by two sellers to list their homes. There are two types of sellers in a seller’s market. 1) They believe in your value and won’t haggle on commission. 2) They believe that because Read More …

Not a Bare Minimum Bristow, VA Listing Agent

Not a Bare Minimum Bristow, VA Listing Agent To say that the Bristow and surrounding Northern Virginia real estate market is experiencing a seller’s market would be putting it mildly. Demand is off the charts and, as a result, buyers are writing seller favored offers waiving many things like inspection and appraisal. Putting a home Read More …

What a Difference a Fake Bed Makes in a Vacant Bedroom

What a Difference a Fake Bed Makes in a Vacant Bedroom The picture above is of a vacant bedroom. It’s got fresh carpet and paint and shows well. However, not having any furnishings it is going to be difficult for buyers to imagine what furniture will fit in there. Enter my light staging touches that Read More …