All you have to do is turn on the tv to find a show about flipping houses these days. TV shows tend to make everything look easy, especially DIY repairs and updates! But how does the average person decide if a fixer upper is really worth the time, effort, and MONEY? Here are a few… Continue reading Fixer – Upper : Your best bet?
Happy Monday, everyone! Rose Tree Realty was B U S Y this weekend - with a kick off open house in our new listing for an absolutely beautiful townhome located in gated San Simeon, followed by a productive meeting that resulted in our brand new RENTAL listing - located in Forest Lake Townhomes, also in… Continue reading NEW Rental Listing in Fort Myers!
Hello friends! If you live in Lee County, Florida (like me), you are preparing for your final weekend of summer vacation before kiddos return to school bright and early this Monday morning! I know, I know. A lot of parents and caregivers out there look forward to the end of summertime like a child counting… Continue reading Back to School Breakfast – No Problem!
Hello, all! If you're reading this blog, you're likely already aware that I am a busy working momma, who loves real estate, baking, and my tiny dog, Daisy. But did you know that even in the always invigorating world of residential real estate, there are days where I wonder if my little one… Continue reading Working Mom Life, Summertime Edition
BIG happenings at Cape Premier Realty this weekend, folks! Not only am I hosting a GORGEOUS open house on Sunday from 11-2, but SEVERAL of our agents will be hosting opens throughout the city of Cape Coral at the very same time!!! You can find me at this stunning custom luxury home this Sunday -… Continue reading City-Wide Open House ~ This SUNDAY!!!
Good morning friends! Happy Spring! Or should I say happy "spring", since I know there's a pretty massive group of you getting SNOWED ON yet again today. Yikes. With that in mind, I wanted to share that I've just dropped the price of my single family home in NW Cape Coral (ahem, that's here… Continue reading WHOA ~ SUPER PRICE DROP!!!
When making life choices, I seem never to take the easiest path to anywhere. From choosing a middle school out of my district (because who doesn't want a clean slate. . .at eleven years old?), to choosing to keep the baby I conceived whilst losing my virginity, to marrying a man I knew I wasn't… Continue reading Emotional Chaos: The last 35 years and counting.
Last Monday was the first day of school for my two younger children. Jake is a brand new sophmore, with all the confidence and swagger of a triumphant senior. (Teenagers, am I right?) Noah, king of the first grade, hops somewhere between gentle sweetheart and ninja warrior. My children are phenomenally different, and I like all… Continue reading The first first day, minus one.
My writing is incredibly secretive. Most likely the same is true for the bulk of unpublished novelists, living with the constant and possibly well-founded fear of talentlessness. For me though, it is the actual story line that keeps me in perpetual lockdown. I write when my husband is working late, at two in the morning… Continue reading Censorship, or “How to honor your story and stay married!”