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The Dreaded Multi-Move

The Dreaded Multi-Move

The first home we sold we received an offer from the first buyer that looked at it, 24 hours after it went on the market. We were so excited!! Until we realized we needed to find a place to live! Panic set in! This was in the early 2000’s, so closing was scheduled for...

Riding the Real Estate Roller Coaster

Riding the Real Estate Roller Coaster

Strapped in, stomach churning due to anticipation. Your emotions range from excitement to fear. At times feeling that you cannot breath, then realizing you are holding your breath. You want to scream. You can hear the sound of grinding as the gears begin, slowly being...

Missing Jasper

Missing Jasper

Clarence and Myrtle have long since been retired, and the frigid weather of Wisconsin has seeped into their aching bones for far too long. With three adult kids living in Florida they decided it was time to put the house up for sale and head to the ocean. Today was...

Getting Your Home Ready for Sale

Getting Your Home Ready for Sale

Getting ready to put your home on the market?   De-cluttered and clean is a must.   But what do you do with all your stuff that you remove from your home but you don't want to get rid of?  Click here for my packing plan. This will allow you to tuck stuff away in your...

Downsizing in 10 Minutes! (per day)

Downsizing in 10 Minutes! (per day)

Okay we all know that you can not downsize in just 10 minutes!  However, I think we often say I ONLY have 10 minutes so I will wait until I have more time.  The word ONLY is stopping you from starting. ONLY is a very powerful word.  It can be used to motivate people...

Is It Time To Get Out Of The Snow?

Is It Time To Get Out Of The Snow?

  Is It Time to Get Out of The Snow and Cold? Have you ever considered moving out of the Midwest?  Where would you move?  Would you go permanently or still spend part of the year here? A survey by Bankrate shows that half of people ages 50 to 64 would consider a move...

How To Determine List Price

How To Determine List Price

How much can you list your home for? There are a variety of factors that go into determining the value of your home in the current real estate market. Watch the short video for an overview of what the process looks like. I look forward to helping you open new...

Annette’s Packing Plan

Annette’s Packing Plan

I have created this system to keep me organized and to make packing/unpacking as stress free as possible. Determine a number sequence for each room or area of your house. (ie: kitchen 100’s, family room 200’s, guest bathroom 300’s…) As you pack each room, record the...

THINKING OF SELLING YOUR HOME?

THINKING OF SELLING YOUR HOME?

The first step is to understand what the value of your home is in the current marketplace. Typically, I will set up an initial appointment so I can see your home in person.  Make a list of all the updates you have done to your home such as: mechanicals, windows,...

Buying A Home

Do You Want a Fixer Upper?

Do You Want a Fixer Upper?

Do you know who Chip and Joanna are?  If you answered yes then it is possible you have thought how fun it might be to buy a fixer upper!  It is amazing the amount of work they can get done in 60 minutes.  That is of course with a crew of 20+ and someone else’s...

Can’t Get Your Offer Accepted?

Can’t Get Your Offer Accepted?

As a buyer you may be feeling panicked.  A house shows up on-line, you are sure it is “the one”.  You excitedly dial the number, you get a live voice, you ask if you can set up a showing and then you hear those very, very sad words:  “Sorry that house has an accepted...

How Many Square Feet do You Need?

How Many Square Feet do You Need?

Are You Using All of Your Square Footage? According to a heat map study shown in “Minimalism, A Documentary About Important Things” (Find at: minimalismfilm.com) Americans only use about 40% of our living spaces regularly. The map shows most of the activity in the...

The First Time is Special

The First Time is Special

Buying a house for the first time is very exciting.  I remember feeling like I had finally reached “real” adulthood.  I also remember feeling overwhelmed, confused and slightly freaked out! At the time my husband was working in the corporate world.  We were being...

Buying a House?  Writing the Offer

Buying a House? Writing the Offer

Thinking about buying a home? Click here for a some additional information.  (Thinking About Buying A Home?  ) You have found the one?  Now it is time to write the offer!   Are you a first time home buyer?  Maybe this  is not your first rodeo.  Whichever the case this...

Thinking About Buying A Home?

Thinking About Buying A Home?

So you want to buy a home? Here is what you need to do! Meet with a Lender to determine how much house you can afford. If you don’t have a lender I can give you suggestions of trustworthy lenders.   Think about what you need/want in your new home.  I.E. Price range,...

Senior Real Estate Specialist

Helping Seniors Move

Helping Seniors Move

Assisting others in a move? Moving someone else, helping him or her to downsize or preparing another’s home for sale can be difficult. Most typically this occurs when you are assisting elderly family/friends. And often it is during sad times. I feel it necessary to...

What is an SRES®?

What is an SRES®?

A Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) is a REALTOR® who is uniquely qualified to assist seniors in housing sales and purchases. The SRES® designation is awarded only to REALTORS® who have successfully completed a series of educational courses on how to help...

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