A market dip ?

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

In this week’s report, the number of homes sold in the Virginia Beach market fell to 306 over the past 30 days, a decrease of 9.7% from last week’s report. In comparison, nearby Chesapeake had 189 sales in the samIn this week’s report, the number of homes sold in the Virginia Beach market fell to […]

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 […]

My counter tops MUST be REPLACED !

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Great article on countertops. Should you REPLACE them or repair them before selling ? If you are looking to sell your home in the next 12 months LETS set a time to meet. It can take 2-4 months to get the home ready. Lets not wait on repairs and updates that need to be done […]

6206 RICHMOND CRES NORFOLK VA – LISTED

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

COME TAKE A LOOK AT OUR NEW LISTING 6206 RICHMOND CRES NORFOLK VA VIDEO TOUR Have you ever spent a summer night watching the sun set on the water ? The peaceful sleep of salty air filling the room with a sweet cool breeze. Envision yourself this summer reclined in a rocking chair and enjoying […]

What Pricing can you TRUST , Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com ?

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

What is the best pricing strategy for your home. Do you review Trulia, Zillow or Realtor.com for tips ? Im am interviewing for a new listing this weekend so I am getting property value estimates and ideas to present during my presentation. In my research I have looked at these sites for value out of […]

Home Maintenance is a Must when selling

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Many sellers tend to think improvements like….. Roof Windows Fresh Paint HVAC Are regarded as upgrades to a house. The unfortunate reality is these are Home maintenance updates not UPGRADES. When you consider putting aboe standard quality of energy efficient options it could then be considered an upgrade. 8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and […]

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 […]

The 3.8% Tax Real Estate Scenarios & Examples

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Many of my clients are emailing me about this new law efective January 2013. Do you currently own a home and could possibly sell that home after 2013 ? There could be some new taxes that effect you. Its best to plan and be prepared for this. I would suggest you talk to a tax […]

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 […]

June 2012 Hampton Roads Real Estate market update

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Number of residential homes listed for sale fell 18.61% in June 2012 when compared to the same time last year. All seven of the region’s major cities saw year-over-year decreases in active listings of 14% or more. Lower inventory suggests a stabilizing real estate market. Residential pending sales increased 12.73% when compared to June 2011. […]