“Gretchen was an excellent Realtor. She was kind, friendly, and on time with finding us a new home. I would definitely work with Gretchen again, and recommend her to my friends.”
For many of us, our homes are our biggest investments. It takes a great deal of trust for sellers and buyers to choose a professional like myself to negotiate on their behalf...I never forget the trust that my clients place in me, and I continuously strive to maintain my skills and knowledge at the highest level, so that my clients have my top-of-the-line service, knowledge, and marketing and negotiating skills, as I guide them throughout their transactions over the years as their Howard County, Maryland REALTOR®..
The real estate market is a cyclical one, and this June 9th article (below) from Quicken Loans is a reminder that we’re in an upswing, and with that, appraisals can often come in lower that the contracted price between buyers and sellers. This is because, while the sellers may be looking at the current market […]
A well-planned garage or yard sale can make room in your home, get rid of unused items and make some money but it needs some planning to be successful. Start early to research and plan Promotion is key Display items attractively Price items right Organize checkout Saturdays are generally the best day but there may […]
This isn’t a financial blog, but the current state of the world financial markets has us pondering volatility, safe havens, and of course, luxury real estate. Anyone reading the headlines (or filling their gas tanks) in recent days knows that the price of oil has plunged. OPEC and Russia have stuck to their guns and […]
Everyone knows that ice can make a drink cool or reduce swelling, but if you put it on your cell phone, it might just save your life. The concept is simple. Make a contact record in your address book with the name “ICE”, which stands for In Case of Emergency. In the note section of […]