Author: mallen

The idea of “staging” a home has slowly evolved in Real Estate. Over the years I have met with many customers in ALL different price brackets.  I have seen the power of a traditionally staged home costing thousands of dollars.  I have also witnessed customer who thought the whole idea… Read More

Sitting in my office working through all of the lengthy transaction related responsibilities I have for each of my sellers and buyers I hear one of those ads (which seem to be on more often these days) to sell your home without a Realtor or listing your property.  I ask… Read More

They always say you only get ONE chance to make a FIRST impression.  In Real Estate this could not be more true.  I cannot even count how many times I have driven a client to a listing only for them to tell me to keep driving. Whether it is the… Read More

In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are. The truth is, with the addition… Read More

  We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when the demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that right now continues to be… Read More

3 Reasons Boutique Real Estate Firms Are Better Than Big Brand Agencies Many people that are new to the market feel that larger real estate corporations are the way to go. In a socially conscious society, brand recognition is everything. Hence, the agents at big name franchises are often able… Read More