Nowadays, it is extremely common among home buyers to run into stiff competition for a house, especially if the house is priced well and located in a desirable neighborhood. Bonus points if it’s been recently renovated or is staged exceptionally well. Or, at least this is the norm in many cities in California. If you… Continue reading How to Get Your Offer Accepted & Move Into the House of Your Dreams
Yes, you read the title correctly. I am glad my daughter didn’t listen to me when it came to all the ‘sage and safe’advice I gave her about real estate. Devon declared she wanted to be a hairdresser when she was younger. I told her that was a great career but that she needed her… Continue reading I’m Glad My Daughter Didn’t Listen to Me
Everyone in real estate knows you need a sense of humor to survive in this business. The clients will sometimes try your patience and you’re sometimes surprised your tongue is still attached at the end of the day after biting it so often. I referred a couple to Donna a couple years ago. The couple… Continue reading Donna
Most people know me as Cathie (or Cathy, Kathy, Kathie, you get the picture). I’ve never seen myself as a Cathie, not even when I was a child. I don’t think I can explain what makes a person look like a Cathie or not, but I know I’m not it. Every time I look in… Continue reading What’s In a Name?
What I’ve noticed today is that I had an amazing personal revelation. It was like a giant aha that I never saw coming and it had to do with my chosen career. I started in real estate in 2001, and I was so scared. I was scared because I am a shy and introverted woman. … Continue reading What I’ve Noticed Today Is…