5 Signs of Quality Installations That Clients Notice – Pt 2


In part 2 of our quality installations series, we pick up where we left off: Paint and Polish. To get the most out of this series, check out part one. The full content list is as follows: Precision in Quality Installations Professionally Complete Installations Paint and Polish Finer Details Oversight Paint and Polish Clean Lines…

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5 Signs of Quality Installations That Clients Notice – Pt 1


Building and modifying homes is more than just construction. You are creating a home environment that will shape the lives of its residents. Clients and home buyers know this, which is why they look for the finer touches that indicate quality installations. There are distinct differences between elements installed from a guide and those installed…

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6 Top Home Upgrades That Improve Home Value


Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, home upgrades can be extremely helpful in getting a higher price for your property. Moreover, home upgrades make a home more energy-efficient, which is a big selling point for potential buyers. Here are six of the top home upgrades that can improve your home value, along…

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Selling a home: What is dual agency?

Are you thinking of selling your home?  This tip covers dual agency, which is when a listing agent represents both seller & buyer for the same property. The second form of dual agency is when you have a buyer’s agent & listing agent from the same brokerage representing their own client for a property. This…

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How to prepare your home to sell for top dollar

Are you thinking about selling your home?  Let’s meet so we can discuss inexpensive upgrades to make to your home in order to sell at the highest possible price. Below are a couple of initial resources. Refreshing your doors and windows is an easy way to increase curb appeal and property value. Below are a…

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How to avoid buying a real estate money pit: The importance of doing underground storage tank (UST’s) inspections for homes in San Mateo County

underground storage tank removal

The importance of doing underground storage tank (UST’s) inspections  for homes in San Mateo County This is my “Why” for getting my real estate license.  We worked with a local buyer’s agent & the seller was also represented by a local agent when purchasing our Burlingame home in 2004. Short version:  We were in our…

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Do Open Houses Work?

Do Open Houses

Today’s seller tip is about one piece of my marketing program which is the open house schedule. In my experience, I recommend two weekends of open house since I always get new buyers visiting on the second weekend who typically end up submitting an offer. My focus is to market to the widest group of…

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How to Stage Your Home When You Own Pets

Coco on lap

How to Stage Your Home When You Own Pets   When you prepare to sell your home, you want to do all you can to make it appeal to buyers. For pet owners, this can be a tall task because not all potential buyers love animals. They won’t want to see or smell any evidence…

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