“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®..
If you saw the recent Good Morning America feature on the three-story, 3000 square foot closet located in a home in the Woodlands area of metro Houston, you may have also seen the follow-up story – the homeowner failed to set the home security system upon leaving the house and returned home to find the […]
Over the last six years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. The Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances, every three years, and just […]
An agent was presenting a contract to a single, senior woman who was moving into a retirement home. It was a full price offer with reasonable terms and timelines but the seller wouldn’t accept it. When the agent probed deeper, she discovered that the seller was concerned with her dining room table. It had been […]
Sometimes, there are costs associated with not taking a particular action. If a person left their money in a certificate of deposit earning 2% when they could have made an investment that earned 8%, the difference is the opportunity costs associated to not taking action. If a couple has a down payment and good credit, […]