2019 February

06 Feb: Zillow, What’s It All Mean?

Zillow, it’s been a big word in our industry for quite some time now and I don’t think that will be changing unless its Zillow continuing to grow and be an even bigger impact on our industry. I say this in the most positive way, I am a premier agent with Zillow and strongly support their business model and what’s it’s brought to our industry.

06 Feb: Summer is Here

Summer is finally here and has brought the heat for sure!  The housing market here in Roanoke, Virginia is bringing the heat as well.  Here is a clip from the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors.

06 Feb: Roanoke, a Great Place To Call Home.

Ask any Virginian and he or she will agree that our state is one of the most livable in the whole country. Of course, we may be just a bit biased. Yet there are plenty of polls and awards to confirm our suspicions – and we couldn’t be prouder! One such honor was bestowed upon our beloved town of Roanoke, named one of the most livable cities in the U.S. Here’s more on why this town continues to attract visitors from near and far:

06 Feb: Halfway

So we are now just over halfway through 2018! It’s so hard to believe how fast time goes by. It’s a year of a few major milestones for me and has been a bit emotional to say the least. I’m super proud to say my first graduated as Valedictorian with honors from High School and is headed to pursue a degree in music education. My youngest is well on her way behind him heading to her first year in High School this year. Being a parent is by far one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had.

06 Feb: No Heading.

I’m reading article after article about there being low inventory across the country and our local housing market is no different. Last weekend we sold a listing in a day and have had buyers and other agents calling about it all week. We also sold a house to a buyer that had 5 competing offers to the point where we had to do an escalation clause.

06 Feb: Fall Selling Tips

If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market or already have it listed for sale here are a few quick tips to help ensure a sale: First things first, make sure you price it right. You’re either helping your competition sell by being overpriced, or you’re getting your own home sold by being priced competitively. The more aggressive you price the home the less negotiating and haggling you’ll have to do.