An Old House You Could Love ~ The American Bungalow

I was organizing some old family photographs the other day when I discovered something curious. There, in nearly every photograph, stood my architectural heritage.

A Place of Our Own

Occupying even the smallest spot of ground is enough to qualify us as Lords and Ladies of one thing or another. It may be simply airspace, or it could be grounds fit for a queen, but the mere fact that it belongs to us is really the thing.

When you feel like Going Rogue

Those who know me well won't be surprised to hear that as a child, I didn't mind very well. I pressed my agenda like a dogged politician! This post is for YOU, the client who doesn't mind very well. You know who you are...

How to Find a Mortgage Lender

One of the first questions my new home buyer clients ask me is how to find an outstanding mortgage lender. And when they don't ask, I worry.

3 Things Every Buyer Should Know: How to Look at Houses

House hunting is quite likely my favorite occupation. It's actually one of my secret indulgences...

Buying Homeowners Insurance: Insured vs. Protected

Insured vs. Protected. It’s crazy easy to find insurance. It’s everywhere. Your ballpark scoreboard, local underwear ads, and various outlets on Social Media. Insurance though, is supposed to mean protected. And that’s the rub.

Buying New Construction: Why do I need a Realtor®?

It’s curious how easily myths take their place among our everyday beliefs. Especially when it comes to matters relating to money. Do you really need a Realtor when buying new construction?

Top 5 Signs Your Real Estate Agent Sucks!

I’m not the kind of girl to disparage others. I know how hard those of us practicing Real Estate work! But I can hardly shush my ‘tsk-tsk’s’ when I encounter Real Estate agents who just don’t ‘get’ it.... Chances are, you’ve been on the short end at some point yourself!

5 Reasons Why You HAVE to Live in Plaza-Midwood

There’s this little boomlet going on just around the corner from where I live. Locals like to call the area Plaza-Midwood… It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that something magic is happening here!