Tag: real talk

Real Talk: Home is where the heart is

By Diane G. Murphy As the saying goes, “Home is where the heart is.” But in the last nine months, that definition of “home” has...

Real talk: The intricacies of lengthy real estate contracts

By Ann Duff Every day is a new day in the world of real estate, so I decided to look back a bit. Staying on top...

Real Talk: Understanding buyer’s and seller’s markets

By Elizabeth Lucchesi Though home sales numbers are booming, there is a nationwide drought of available housing. August data reported inventory numbers down by nearly...

Real Talk: The benefits of staging your home

By Diann Carlson Ever wonder why some homes on your block go on the market and sell within days, while others languish for weeks, even...

Real Talk: Top five trends in a post-pandemic home

By Nancy Perkins Shelter is one of the few essential items we all need, and with stay-at-home orders in place, we are spending more time...

Real Talk: Navigating the real estate market during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Diann Carlson Stay at home. Good advice to us all, but what if you want to move? How is our local market being impacted? The...

Real Talk: Maintenance tips to protect your home value

By Elizabeth Lucchesi  Homeowners today should heed the wise words of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Many...

Real Talk: The importance of professional photography in real estate

By Ann Duff Table lamps make poor actors. Sofa beds just won’t take direction. And even Ron Howard would tear out his remaining hair trying...

Real Talk: Real estate is about more than buying and selling

By Ann Duff  Real estate involves much more than just the buying and selling of a residence. It involves a lot of juicy “in-between” details...

Real Talk: The questions you should be asking when transitioning to...

By Diane Murphy Finding your next home is an important journey at any time in your life, but for many seniors, this experience can be...