Seller’s Market During Covid 19
COVID 19:Rules of the Road Selling real estate can get messy but when you throw in a pandemic it makes things complicated because there isn’t a playbook to reference. In California, the first place to look is at the Association of Realtors. Posted on the California Association of Realtors CAR.org website are the rules and requirements professional real estate agents are
Home Value Report
Home Value Reports Are you looking to sell your home but don’t have any idea of its value? As a local broker, I can provide the most up to date sales and an analysis of the market trend in your neighborhood. Please feel free to give me a call or email to request a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). I do
Aging in Place Survey
Most people think they want to stay in their home until their final day but that’s not necessarily true and I’ve included a reprint of a request by the Sacramento Area on Aging agency below to participate in a survey. Please take a moment and visit their site to fill out the survey so they can better access the needs
Color schemes for aging in place
One of the current trends starting to make traction in the design community is developing interiors that cater to families with aging parents, especially those struggling with dementia.
What color to paint?
Any time you can draw the eye back to a particular feature you will reinforce the positive features of the home.
Time for Home-work
…most people don’t have an inspection until they’re in the market to buy or sell. What that means for some sellers is that they haven’t had the house inspected anywhere from ten to forty years.
What is an SRES?
Senior Real Estate Specialists are trained to listen deeply and ask the right questions; knows how to communicate the old-fashioned way, with a handshake and a visit.
Shopping for a Realtor?
The main reason to insist upon a Realtor® is because they belong to the local board and are subject to the professional standards and bylaws. Non-members have no allegiance to the local board nor is there any accountability in place so keep this in mind as real estate is a self-policing profession.
Reverse Mortgage Stories
Although most people would agree that keeping the equity in your home is the best financial strategy if you don’t have another option a reverse mortgage might be something to consider.
Delightful or Dreaded Holiday Discussions?
In order to protect those hard-earned assets you intend to give your family you need to put it in writing. Better yet, have those discussions in view of all to minimize hurt feelings and clear any misunderstandings.
Selling in the Off-Season
Since landscaping is the first impression a potential buyer has of your property this program is a win-win for everyone.
Home Safety Considerations for Seniors
Important features to consider when purchasing or updating a home for the long term don’t just include single story homes but the type of floor coverings, the access in and out of bathrooms, cabinet or storage design and hardware selection.