Remember Mom saying "We don't watch TV at the dinner table?" Mom had it right about keeping spaces and activities separate in your home. As we are dealing with a lot of imposed cocooning, here is an article with some good tips on keeping your home an oasis rather than a prison. Full [...]
How to adapt to being forced to being largely at home Most people aren't used to this new temporary reality and many are having a hard time embracing and maximizing their situation. It's fraught with downsides but also carries the seeds of some unique opportunities. Here's a great article about how to not [...]
The right lender and the right advice has NEVER been more important In the real estate market at least it can be argued that nothing has seen more upheaval from the virus than the mortgage market, both purchase money and refinances. There are some folks out there now who's lenders are going under [...]
Kill 3 birds with one stone! Note no birds were actually harmed in the publishing of this blog. How do you improve your properties value and appearance, get some exercise and get out of the house safely at this time? Landscaping!! I've become a bit of a gardening and landscaping snob (thanks Cathleen [...]
An Unusual Message First and foremost, I hope you are being safe and making good decisions when going out in public so you can remain healthy. Please let me know if I can do anything at all for you during the COVID-19 situation we are in today. As the calendar flipped into a [...]
This post is not about staying personally hydrated while dealing with the COVID-19 virus. It's actually about keeping the mortgage market, and by extension the real estate market "hydrated", and what it all means to you. You may have noticed wildly fluctuating interest rates (as much as 1.25% in a single day!) and [...]
Small things can make a big impact. Might it be time for a little DIY project for your kitchen while you are largely house bound? Here's some great smaller projects that you might enjoy and make a big difference. Call me if you want any input on market trends for these ideas.