Category: Ask the Realtor
The day before Thanksgiving 2021
Tomorrow is the day before Thanksgiving 2022. Every single year this particular Wednesday always stands out and is often easy to be remembered. Whether you’re a child getting ready to head to Grandma’s house, logging your last couple of hours of peace before you start working the holiday season in Retail Sales, or just excited... Read More
Does an addition add value?
5 Questions to Ask Before Adding an Addition If you’re a long-time homeowner whose home just isn’t measuring up to all your needs and wants anymore, you could consider adding on to the home you love instead of abandoning it altogether. If you’re considering adding on to your home, congrats! But before you schedule an... Read More
Finished Basements: Do They Add Value?
Whether you are an owner looking to invest in your property or a real estate professional working to help a seller, the topic of basement remodeling is sure to come up. Before beginning any project, it is important to understand what you want to get out of the remodel, what is possible on your budget... Read More
Home Warranties +or-
The What + Why For: Home Warranties If you’ve only ever rented before, the necessity of a home warranty may be unknown to you. As a renter, you are used to a landlord who will fix any issues you run into – but that all changes when you become a homeowner. Now, when a water... Read More
Don’t List Your Home Just Yet!
Is Your Home Ready To Show? Here’s Some Quick Tips To Get It There! While it might be your goal to keep your home show-ready at all times, that isn’t always possible. It is completely normal to have a home that feels lived in – especially if you are living in it! This isn’t a... Read More
It all has to do with the price – I promise
In a strong sellers market like the one we have experienced for the last two years, there is usually one big reason why a home is either: A. Not getting shown or B. Not getting offers. It’s overpriced. It might be the best value on the market for square footage, it might be in a... Read More
5 Simple Reasons to Hire a Professional
Just like you, I am on social media. And just like you, I see all sorts of posts coming from friends sharing their friends For Sale By Owner posts. Each time I do I have to really bite my tongue to refrain from making what I feel are a few obvious pieces of information. Such... Read More
When will the shift in the market hit Yakima, and what will it look like?
October 27th, 2018 – If you are a person with your finger on the national or regional real estate pulse, or if you are thinking of buying or selling a home this fall, you have most likely heard the phrase: “The market is shifting”. For most people, their minds immediately go to a dark or... Read More