Monthly Archives: March 2021
Downsizing vs Rightsizing
Yesterday I spoke with another potential client who said they are thinking about downsizing. I seem to be having this conversation a lot this year, but too many people are using the term "downsizing" when what they really mean is "rightsizing". Read More
Smart Home Upgrades: Are You Ready?
Self-driving cars, speeding bullet trains, towering skyscrapers, and voice-activated responsive homes; all of these once belonged purely to the futuristic realm of science fiction. Today, however, smart tech permeates our daily lives. Smart homes are the way of the future, and savvy homeowners know it to be true. According to research, 65% of homeowners have... Read More
Why Are There No Bank Repos?
Almost every week, I get a call from someone saying, “I’m looking for bank repos but I can’t find any for sale.” My short answer is, “There are none for sale and you’re not going to find any in this market.” Here’s why. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, 24% of the homes sold... Read More
Love It or List It
HGTV has been around quite a while now and through the years I’ve watched hundreds of real estate shows on their network. You might think it would be exhausting to work in the business all day, then come home at night and watch more shows about real estate, but you’d be wrong. I find it... Read More
What I’ve learned in 25 years of marriage
This last week my wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. So many factors have to fall into place for a couple to make it 25 years. Not only does the couple have to have a strong marriage, but they need to fight off all the struggles of life. I recently read a quote that said, "Falling in love is easy, staying in love is hard." Read More
At Least We’re Not Austin, Texas
I listened to a real estate podcast earlier this week that featured four top real estate agents from around the country. Diego Corzo is a top agent in the Austin, Texas, area and a statement he made on the podcast really freaked me out. At 4 minutes into the podcast, Diego said, “We’re seeing people... Read More