10 Tools for a Remarkable Year of Real Estate

If 2019 is anything like the last, we're in for a historic year of real estate. In this piece, we've rounded up the 10 best tools for boosting your productivity and output so you can once again crush your goals. Here's to your best year yet!  1. Family Reunion  Beignets, business, AND the Big Easy? Get up-to-speed on ongoing innovations, discover competitive strategies, and create endless opportunities for referrals. Get your tickets for Family Reunion 2019 before it’s too late! 2. BOLD Ready Read more [...]

The New Homeowner’s Checklist – 13 Things to Do After the Close

Weeks of hard work have brought you here – the close. After a flurry of signatures, it’s official: Your clients have the home of their dreams! So, what’s next? Our friends at Home Warranty of America have outlined 13 simple-yet-essential tasks for new homeowners to complete before their big move: Make copies of important real estate documents and store them in a safe place. Buying a home means lots of paperwork, and some of those documents – like the property deed, home inspection report, Read more [...]

Five Home-Staging Tips to Sell Quickly!

There are two rules when it comes to selling a home: price it well and make it look amazing. If you aren’t sold on the latter, open up the KW Mobile Search App and scroll through the properties for sale in your area. You will quickly see that today’s buyer is flooded with options. In order to catch the eye of Mr. or Mrs. Buyer, you will have to press upon your clients the importance of home staging. Luckily, a client’s guard should come down as soon as you start equating staging and professional Read more [...]

Bulletproof Your Transactions

You’ve experienced “it.” Every agent has. The sinking feeling when the deal falls apart before it reaches the closing table. To avoid this, bulletproof your transactions! “In a changing or shifting market, bulletproof transactions are the difference between those that survive and those that don’t,” says Keller Williams agent Karen Scully of the Ballantyne Area (N.C.) market center. It’s not just about protecting the sale. It’s about “creating the best experience for our clients Read more [...]

Tips for getting your offer accepted

My partner, Dan Hart, and I are currently helping over 40 people search for a new home. They tell us that they constantly hear from the media that there are “lots” of foreclosures and bank owned (REO) properties at cheap prices. Yet, they can’t seem to find much they like, or as soon as they see something they like, it turns out it has already sold. Here is our explanation and some tips for increasing your chances of getting your offer accepted. When the media says there are lots of foreclosures Read more [...]

We are not “salespersons”

We are professional Realtors; not “salespersons”. We do not try to “sell” you anything. We will never try to push you, pressure you, coerce you or convince you to buy anything. We are your advisors and counselors. We strive to help you make the best choices for you based on all the available information, to try to get you the best possible deal and achieve your goals. We are licensed by the California department of real estate. We have passed rigorous educational requirements and Read more [...]

3 ways you can hire us

We can save you tons of time, money and frustration in the home buying process. You do not need to try to do it on your own. We are paid from the seller so it costs you nothing for the convenience and assistance we can provide. Nevertheless, there are 3 different ways you can hire us to work with you. The Honor System This is how we usually start working with our new clients. It lets us both get to know each other for a while to build trust and see if we get along well, before entering into Read more [...]

We can help you buy it!

No matter how you learn of a home for sale, we can help you negotiate the deal, make the offer, open escrow and handle all the details for you - and it costs you nothing! Whether you find a home by … Seeing and ad in the paper or Using an internet search or Driving by a “for sale” sign or Visiting an open house or Hearing about a home for sale or Using our emailed home alerts We can help you buy it! And since the seller pays our commission, we help you make sure the price Read more [...]

price your home right with a comprehensive market analysis

If you are selling in this market, you need the full service resources available at Keller Williams Realty, one of the largest real estate brokerages in California. I am a dedicated full time real estate professional who will help you set the right price, aggressively market the property and handle everything through close of escrow. Short sales can be especially tricky as the buyer needs to be kept involved while the sometimes long process of getting the banks approval unfolds. Successfully selling a property is a complicated exercise. Keller Williams Realty and I have the experience, resources and contacts to complete your sale quickly and smoothly. Read more [...]