Do I really work 24 hours a day seven days a week

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Respecting boundaries with texting and phone calls to realtors and their clients So there’s a recent discussion on Facebook about texting after hours in regards to real estate transaction. There were comments that ranged from I don’t answer my phone after five all the way up to call me 24 hours and I’ll answer it […]

Chase Shortsale – APPROVED !

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Here is a recap of events on this 1+ year listing that CLOSED this week. Condensed process of my recent SHORTFALL with CHASE SHORTSALE with Carrington Mortgage for the buyer Listed 12/13/13 12/31/13 1st offer 2/26/14 Release 1st buyer 3/1/14 2nd offer 5/18/14 2nd offer release 5/19/14 3rd offer 6/2/14 Release 3rd buyer 10/20/14 4th […]

One year after a VHDA short sale

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

A great agent can get you out of a bind and get your home sold IN A SHORTSALE process. An amazing agent continues to follow up to see how it affected your life and your future. Here’s a follow-up after one year of the seller having to do a short sale. Hello, I do hope […]

ASC and Ocwen Shortsale

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

ASC and Ocwen short sale process. One of the most difficult task when doing a short sale is having 2 lenders to deal with. The juggling process between the first and the second leinholders is the delay. With approvals expiring then needing extension and updates it can delay the process. We started this short sale […]

Shortsale that took 2 Years & 2 months

Friday, February 28th, 2014

December 21, 2011 I sat in the kitchen at this house and signed the listing with the seller. This was going to be shortsale listing and we expected a few bumps. I prepared the seller for a 6-8 months process. The seller had a Bank of America loan and we all knew this bank was […]

The most amazing Real Estate story

Friday, July 19th, 2013

I have to share with you all this wonderful story. I was contacted in April by friend of my daughters who wanted to look at moving back to the beach to be close to family. They recently had a baby and being close to her mom would have been such a help. I did a […]

Sequestration what will it do to Hampton Roads Real Estate

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

I really don’t even understand the term so I googled the diction term. HUMMM so how in the heck does this apply to the spending and what in the world does it mean for our area and market ? 1. Secretary of the Navy released a memo detailing immediate cuts, including a directive to “announce […]

3.8% tax on unearned income ?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Recently I have been getting emails from my clients asking what is going on with the “TAX” on home sales. I was extreamly concerend about it and at first just as worried as the rest. After I took some time to find the facts I do feel a little better. I still think it opens […]

Truth in advertising

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

truth in advertisements I’m not sure what you hear in your area when it comes to agents running radio ads. In Hampton roads I hear several doing thier best to stand out from the crowd. I’m going to be honest with my self and with my feelings. Just putting it out there now so if […]

Tips for a seller on price and marketing

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Getting your home value right can be the hardest part of selling a home. If you price to high your going to sit and become stale. Price it to low and you will feel like your giving it away. What’s the answer to getting it right? One place you start is at Http://www.BuyHamptonRoadsHomes.com and click […]