It's nearly Valentine's Day! Growing up, this was always my cousin's favorite holiday. My mother was a twin, and her identical twin sister married into the Valentine Family - thereby claiming the 'Day of Love' as their official family holiday! Now, each year when I prep my homemade valentines to shower my little (and not… Continue reading Heart Shaped Thumbprint Cookies!
This has been a fast paced summer for house hunting - and with rates holding below 3% for most qualified buyers, it looks like fall holds more of the same! So how do buyers make their offer stand apart from the rest, when there are fewer listings available to go around? There are a few… Continue reading Outsmart (not outspend!) Your Competition!
If you, like so many of us, are home and heeding those government warnings to limit contact with others - you may be thinking about how to shore up your immune system against this scary pandemic. I'm no doctor, but I do know my way around a kitchen! So here's my totally homemade recipe for… Continue reading Healthy Breakfast Muffins!
If you stopped by my tent at Pride Cape Coral this past weekend, you may have entered our drawing to win a Cozy Home Basket, courtesy of Rose Tree Realty! Today, I drew the winner! I also made several exciting announcements, including what our next community event will be - so stay tuned. . .… Continue reading We Have A Winner!
Have you heard of Dr. Joel Fuhrman? My hubby and I drastically changed our eating style two years ago this June, after reading his work on the effects of clean eating on health and wellness. It's his hypothesis that a significant number of ailments can be essentially cured, simply by following what he calls a… Continue reading Totally V E G A N Brownies. . .
This morning when I left for work there was a train set in the middle of my living room, a laundry basket blocking the hallway between my bedroom door and the kitchen, and shoes. Shoes just everywhere ~ I live with one grown man and two teenaged boys in addition to the giant dog and… Continue reading My Crockpot, My Friend
One of the traits I pride myself on in real estate - and something I try to point out as modestly as possible - is that I am NOT a pushy agent. There is nothing worse when trying to decide which home to purchase, or worse, IF one of the homes you've toured is actually… Continue reading Professional Guidance versus Bossypants : Walking the Tightrope
Hello world. This morning I am less-than. ( < ) Today I pitch to new clients why I am the person to sell their beautiful waterfront home, and I am READY. All night I prepared for this appointment, including the three dry run throughs my new clients and I shared in my dreams. Unfortunately, the… Continue reading The Jitters (and why my kids dread new clients!)
Everything from soup to nuts can be found right here, pertaining not just to market conditions here in SW Florida but occasionally the national real estate climate as well. Whatever I come upon in my travels as a licensed real estate professional that might help a prospective home buyer or seller, I promise to pass… Continue reading For Buyers and Sellers Alike