The real estate market continues to appreciate as it has ever since it bottomed-around 2011. The rate of appreciation has been slowing over the past 2-3 years and I predict this trend will continue. There are three main reasons for this:   1.) Affordability – as prices increase, it becomes harder for buyers to qualify.…

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Friends and Clients — Fall is upon us, we have experienced the first big rain of the year, and with it the end of the high season for real estate. However, if you’re thinking you’ve missed your chance to sell your home, let me reassure you. This fall actually presents a fantastic moment to sell.…

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Many home owners ask, “What are the things I should or should not do to net the most money when I sell my home?” This is about your net bottom line after the sale, not the highest possible sales price. In order to get the highest sales price possible, a seller may need to do…

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When it comes down to it, the most important advice a real estate agent can give sellers is how to price their home. No matter how beautiful or well-maintained a property may be, how many upgrades it has or how well it shows, if a home is not properly priced, it’s going to be a…

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3 Tips to Sell Your House in the Fall Although the real estate business tends to slow down in the fall, the season still can be an attractive time to put a home on the market. If you want to sell your house in the next few months, it can be done. Potential buyers—such as empty nesters…

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Single Family Investment Real Estate

  Owning investment real estate is one of the most proven paths to wealth and financial security.  The biggest reason for this is one word: Leverage.  That’s right, if you own a $260,000 investment property, which is the median price for a home in the United States, and your mortgage is either covered, almost paid…

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  The average home seller would be more likely to move up if they knew there was a system that would help them do so without the fear of being homeless, unintentionally owning two homes or being completely stressed in the process. This fear and lack of education of the process often causes the home…

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Whether you are preparing your house to sell or simply want to make a good first impression, curb appeal is important. There are a few simple steps you can take to add curb appeal to your home without spending a lot of money. 1. The Front Door: It is the entry to your home so…

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  Is it time for you to downsize with distinction? Tips to enlarge your lifestyle through strategically selectively and sensibly moving to a smaller residence. In decades past, the downsizing of one’s residence was often viewed as a negative event. This is no longer the case. Many homeowners are choosing to opt out of a…

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  Are we at the Top Yet? Over the past couple weeks I have been asked this question by a multiple of friends, clients and business people that I respect. How much higher can the market go? Having sold lots of listings his year with multiple offers and bidding wars, even I am starting to…

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