When agents abuse technology

Like other industries, technology has been integral in evolving the business of real estate in the last twenty years.  As a result of proper application, consumers are empowered.  However, some techno…

Moving into your new home

Moving into your new home is exciting. You just went through an intensive process that tested your character.  You feel a sense of relief it’s over.  But the work is not over, it’s just beginning.  Th…

Realtor commissions

If successful, an anti-trust class-action lawsuit filed March 6th could potentially change the landscape of the residential real estate industry.  The lawsuit alleges that the National Association of …

Curb appeal gets real

Curb appeal is one of those “intuitive” topics that only gets media attention once, maybe twice a year.  If you search the internet, you’d find millions of websites that talk about curb appeal.  Becau…

CCA and your housing budget

Saving the planet and acting environmentally ethical is good.  But there is a truth that human behavior is unpredictable.  Even in the face of the speculative disastrous effects of climate change, con…

First time homebuyer hacks

First time homebuyers play a significant role in the housing market and economy.  According to the National Association of Realtors 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, first time homebuyers repre…

Choices, choices, choices

Having choices is good.  For many, have having a choice represents freedom. For others, choice creates angst out of fear of making the wrong selection. Dr. Barry Schwartz wrote about this phenomenon i…