Rabu, 18 September 2013

Getting your Home Ready for the Photographer!

Fashion models don’t pop out of bed and get in front of a
camera.  Houses shouldn't either!   When your home goes on the market, the buying public will truly scrutinize the photos of your home as they determine whether or not they even want to visit it.  

 Here are a few guidelines for getting home
ready for a photo shoot.  As you go
through each room, remember less is more because even the

Sabtu, 07 September 2013

Looking for Tranquility? Look No Further.

Coming to market next week, a beautiful Scottsville home with 65 acres that offers incredible views, unparalleled tranquility, lush perennial gardens and a fantastic home.  First showings, Thursday, September 12th.  Call me for more information.

Senin, 12 Agustus 2013

Buy Me! Buy Me!

Whether you are buying a property or selling one, there are many big decisions in real estate and for many people that causes great stress.  But every once in a while you run into someone that can take it all in stride and even have a little fun with real estate.

A house just came on the market this week and displayed discreetly on the side of the refrigerator in children's magnet alphabet

Senin, 01 Juli 2013

Highland Park Diner Named One of America's Best Diners!

Highland Park Diner, located at the intersection of S. Goodman and S. Clinton, was just named as one of America's Best Diners by Travel and Leisure Magazine.  It's a popular spot for locals and tourist alike.

Emphasizing freshness, the menu features homemade mashed potatoes, hamburgers, soups, freshly squeezed orange juice and an award-winning apple pie.  The diner seats fifty-five, 19 at

Kamis, 02 Mei 2013

Short Sale History

Historically, the one thing that has not been short with short sales is the time necessary to close.  I've heard horror stories of closings taking months and even years.

But this week I think I may have made short sale history.  On February 12, I listed a home in N. Chili.  On March 14th, we received and accepted an offer.  On March 18th, we submitted the offer to the bank for short sale

Kamis, 18 April 2013

Rochester Real Estate Seeing Multiple Offers

The last five purchase offers I've written have had competition.  And yes, at the first inkling that there will be multiple offers, my heart rate goes up and the adrenaline starts pulsing through my veins and I get giddy with excitement but then the reality sinks in.  Multiple offers suck.

There really isn't a win-win with multiple offers.  Someone has to lose. And the nice person in me

Minggu, 14 April 2013

Rochester's High-Tech Innovation

With Kodak in bankruptcy, the experts expected Rochester to crumble into urban decay.  Instead, it has thrived and this week was named one of the ten most unexpected cities of high tech innovation by Techie.com.    According to the article, there are 65,650 techies in the Rochester workforce, which rivals San Francisco and San Diego.  You can check out the article in its entirety here:  http://