Check out this old promotional piece from 1996. It was one of my first listings, and I’m still incredibly grateful for the opportunity to help sell it. *Just for kicks, I did a Market Analysis to see what today’s value looks like… and it’s nearly DOUBLED! If YOU’RE curious about the current value of YOUR home, just message me!! I’m happy to look into it for you! No charge or obligation.. 🏡😃👍🏻 #realtorlife Cell 615.668.4663 / Benchmark […]
Showing homes: One of the reasons my client wanted to see this cute 20’s cottage, was for it’s ALL BRICK construction. It wasn’t until we were actually leaving the property that we noticed something strange about the brick… namely that it WASN’t BRICK AT ALL! At a closer look, we discovered the exterior of the home was actually thin sheets of what looked and felt like roof shingles, nailed to the home. WHAT?! I’m going […]
New Year’s Resolutions for your Home
1. Streamline the stuff One of the best and least expensive ways to feel better about your home is to clear it of clutter. This year resolve to go room-by-room periodically clearing anything that you don’t use, wear or love and donate it to charity. Stash useful items such as DVDs, remotes and those kicked-off shoes in simple woven baskets. Clear your counters of everything you don’t use on a daily basis. 2. Make […]
New Construction Home Inspections. Are they necessary?
In the midst of the recent recession that crippled the U.S. real estate economy, the new construction home inspection virtually disappeared. You don’t need to tell this to a builder. For several years there was too much available housing inventory at too low a price to make new buildings cost-competitive. Fast forward to the sky rocketing real estate market in many parts of the country today and new construction is back in full swing. This […]
Spring Cleaning 101
Whether you’re preparing a home to sell this year or just … straightening up a bit, check out these great tips… Wipe Walls and Ceilings: Use a vacuum to remove dust. Tackle stubborn surface grime, especially prevalent in kitchens, with a solvent-free degreaser (test it first in an inconspicuous area to ensure it won’t mar the surface). Reseal Grout Lines: The cement-based material between wall, floor, and countertop tiles is extremely porous and stains easily. Protect it […]
Well Spring is here!
Well Spring is here! Seems like we were just putting our Christmas tree up! In March, my parents joined us at the Greater Nashville Realtor Awards of Excellence Gala, which is basically a “Realtor Prom” and a great opportunity to have a date night with my wife. I received an award that less than 1% of Middle TN Realtors achieve, so that was pretty cool too. We’ve done a little traveling over the last few […]
Roasting? 7 Scientific Ways to Beat the Heat
Scientists studying people working under super-hot conditions have learned a lot about how the body handles heat. Beyond the basic advice of staying hydrated while avoiding sugary drinks, caffeine and alcohol, here are some evidence-based strategies for coping with our overheating world. Be in shape – Being aerobically fit increases your ability to handle heat. A workout is like a mini-session of heat stress. “With heat acclimation as well as with training, your resting core temperature […]
A little piece of Seesaw Road
Honored to work with this sweet lady on the sale of her longtime home. I know it was bittersweet, but you were clearly ready and you did GREAT! We had this picture made so you’ll always have a little piece of Seesaw Rd. wherever you go! Congratulations and thank you for the opportunity to help, Ms. Gottlieb! 🏡💯😊👍🏻#nashville #realtor