Shedding light on common real estate terms and definitions. Today's topic is near and dear to me. As with most things real estate, I've come to learn, you don't know squat until it happens to you. Up to this point in my career I hadn't had a single issue come up as a result of an appraisal. Call me lucky, I reckon. That all changed one fateful (last) Thursday when I get a text from the Continue Reading about What The Heck Is An Appraisal?
Buying a home can be one of the most exciting things you ever do. There's nothing like the anticipation of finding your dream home. That said, don't allow yourself to miss the forest for the trees. Falling in love with a property often leads to overlooking things that might be major red flags. This list could be much longer, but no one wants to read that much. So keep on scrolling for 5 things you Continue Reading about 5 Things You Should Look For When Viewing a Property
Thinking about buying your first home? You're sure to have loads of questions. Look no further. I've got all the answers you need, all you have to do is keep reading. 1. Am I Ready? First things first, don't listen to me or anyone else. Only YOU know if it's the right time to take on such a great responsibility. There are a few decent signs that the timing may be on point, however. Do you Continue Reading about FAQs For First-Time Homebuyers
(In the Spring) Spring time is finally here! What better way to celebrate the onset of warmer weather than give you my completely subjective opinion on the top 3 things to do in Charlottesville. The choices will come as no surprise to anyone already living here. But hey, what do I care? I'm just a guy tossing his thoughts and feelings at you even though you didn't ask for them. 1. It's Continue Reading about Top 3 Things to Do in Charlottesville
Shedding light on common real estate terms and definitions. Folks have asked me over and over, “What’s the most difficult part of becoming a real estate agent?” My answer was immediate - imposter syndrome. From day 1 my team leaders plugged me in to committees, groups, and organizations full of seasoned veterans so darn good at talking the talk and walking the walk it completely overwhelmed Continue Reading about What The Heck Do We Mean By “Inventory”?
Number One - Starbucks! April fools. What kind of credible blogger would I be if I had Starbies ranked that high? Don't get me wrong - I have no problem grabbing an Americano on the fly. But my loyal readers (AKA my mom and dad) expect more out of me than that. So without further ado - here are my 3 choices for the best coffee in Charlottesville.* *RIP Splendora's. In some particular Continue Reading about Charlottesville Area’s Top 3 Coffee Spots
According to me, anyway. And let's be honest, I have one of the most sophisticated palates of anyone in the greater Charlottesville area who was born in June, is over 35 but under 45, loves the Cincinnati Reds, lost their hair a little earlier that they would've preferred, knows every Garth Brooks song by heart, and absolutely dominates some Sushi King multiple times per month (apologies to the Continue Reading about Charlottesville’s Top Restaurants
You want to sell your home in the shortest possible time for the highest possible price, right? Of course that is every seller’s goal and it’s your Realtor’s goal as well. So here’s a handy 7 Additional Quick Fixes To Make A Great First Impression When Selling A Home you need to do to make that happen. Follow the 50% rule. Look at every flat surface in your house and take at least 50% of the Continue Reading about Make It Sparkle: Eight Tips for Adding Instant Curb Appeal