Getting a little help from City official

Met with City Official and Gil from RHR Construction to map out building envelope, roads, bridge, and boat dock for one of my Land listings on the columbia river.  Beautiful 2.3 acre building site along the banks of the Columbia River with an additional 1.25 acres of tidelands.Situated next to a completely private adjacent tax lot on the east owned by Columbia environmental springs.                             Truly an… Read More

I traded in my i-Phone for the Samsung Galaxy 4

I traded in my I-Phone for the Samsung Galaxy 4…. a little bit of a learning curve. At&t Sales Rep, Brian Beazely, has been a huge help. I bug him often. We both agreed that we will stick to what we do best, I’m an expert in Real Estate and Brian is an expert with cell phones/tablets!

Common Household Problem Solutions

To help keep unwanted bugs out of the home try these simple tips: • Know Your Bug – If you have a pesky bug you cannot control, catch it and do your research. Put the bug in a glass container and further examine it while doing online research in order to find suggestions to keep them out of the house. • Prepare for Pests – To help protect your home and family from bug infestation, prepare in advance by having pest products on… Read More

Things to Consider When Searching for the Right Neighborhood

Despite the recovering market, there are still many great neighborhoods to invest in. Due to the desirability of these neighborhoods, many agree that these neighborhoods are likely to experience rising or stabilized home prices. Rather than focusing all of your attention on price, there are many other factors to consider when searching around for the perfect neighborhood. By looking beyond price, you can find an area that will remain attractive to buyers for years to come. Consider the following when… Read More

Easy Home Improvements to Benefit Indoor Air Quality

(Family Features) Runny nose, itchy eyes and headache. These are just a few ailments suffered by homeowners with poor indoor air quality, potentially as a result of smoke, odors, dust or other contaminants. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, people spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, where air quality can be two to five times more polluted than the air outside.  While asthma and allergy sufferers, children and the elderly are particularly sensitive to indoor air quality,… Read More

You only get one shot at a “First” impression.

With the advent of the Internet, the way real estate has been purchased and sold vastly changed. Most searches now begin online, as the Web helps potential buyers weed down their list of homes to view in person. But one thing that hasn’t changed is that a home should definitely stand out from the crowd of other inventory. A seller’s home should be unique, and in some cases, staged to suit the buyer’s imagination. “Staging is preparing a home for… Read More

What happens if I overprice my property?

Many potential buyers won’t look at your property because they assume it is out of their price range. Comparison shoppers will be encouraged to bid on another property. In essence, you are helping to market someone else’s properly priced home. Properties left on the market for extended periods of time become shopworn. Buyers assume that something is wrong with the property or it would have been already sold. Other agents are less likely to show your property to their buyers…. Read More