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I miss people; I miss YOU!

Posted on Apr 28, 2020

Life is very different these days. I am missing the busyness of work, as I am sure many of you are as well. Although real estate has been declared an essential service, how we conduct business is very challenging. I am keeping myself engaged by doing video home tours, on the premise that “if you can’t come to us, we’ll come to you!” With a little l...

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The Bottom Line!

Posted on Feb 20, 2020



Arghh! You’ve just bought your first house and you sit down with your notary or your lawyer and they bring out the statement of adjustments. What? What’s this cost? Why do I have to pay that cost? Alright, maybe many of you haven’t experienced this, but these were the words that came out of my mouth during the transaction on my first home. I had no...

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What does it mean to downsize?

Posted on Jan 21, 2020



I met a lovely couple at an open house last weekend.  We had a very interesting chat about financing. This couple had retired and wanted to downsize or make some kind of lifestyle change but weren’t sure how they were going to put it all together.

The number one mistake older seniors are making is staying in their homes for longer than they should. W...

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2020 Baby!

Posted on Jan 09, 2020



It’s the New Year! Are you jumping up and down with excitement as 2020 begins? As I look out my window at the dreary rain I feel like I have already done this year; looks pretty similar to the last one! What, pray tell, will be different? Ever the optimist, I look to the year itself, 2020! 20/20 suggests perfect vision which translates (for me) to...

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Tis the Season..

Posted on Nov 21, 2019



So you have decided to list your house in November/December! Congratulations! You’ve got an edge on the market. I speak to owners who want to wait for Spring to list; and I totally get that. It’s beautiful, fresh and indicates new beginnings. May is historically the best selling month of the year, with April and June close contenders. Inventory is...

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I've Got an EDGE!

Posted on Oct 31, 2019



I’ve got an EDGE on the market!  Seriously. Although it sounds like empty braggadocio, I truly have an EDGE.  It’s an acronym, of course, standing for Extensive Domestic Global Exposure. It is exposure that Engel & Voelkers offers to its clients around the world.

When 80% of consumers are finding their properties online, it is of the utmost importance...

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