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Home Valuation

It’s the most basic question in real estate: How much is a home worth? Whether you’re buying a house, selling one, refinancing a mortgage, or making home improvements, home-value considerations are paramount. It can help. I can gather comprehensive home-value data...

Preparing Your Home For Showing

You’ve made the decision to sell, and have signed all the necessary paperwork. There are several ways to make your house more saleable, an in turn, receive a top dollar offer. Here are some basic tips for preparing your home for showing: Tidy your yard. Trimming...

Is The Buyer Qualified

Unless the buyer who makes an offer on your home has the resources to qualify for a mortgage, you may not really have a sale. As a general rule, buyer’s speak with a lender before looking at property in order to determine what they can afford. When I present an...

What You’ll Net At Close of Escrow

When I receive an offer to purchase your home, I will help you to determine what you’ll net at the close of escrow. In order to do this, they will look over the terms of the contract, as well as ownership information, such as your mortgage payoff, and insurance and/or...

Preparing For Your Move

Preparing for your move to your new home can seem intimidating. There is always something that is forgotten, but generally with some planning, the move will go smoothly. As you begin to pack, remember to start gathering boxes and packing materials such as markers,...

Inspections To Expect

When your home is under contract, the buyer has a period of time in which he or she may inspect your home. Some inspections to expect are: A home inspections performed by a certified home inspector A wood destroying organism inspection If applicable, a survey, septic...