Buyer’s Agent Pet Peeve: Incorrect MLS Listings

Buyer’s Agent PET PEEVE. One should not have to call a listing on the MLS that is ACTIVE and ask the question “is this property still available?” before setting up an appointment. If it is listed as ACTIVE, it should be ACTIVE. If it is not available it should be stated as such. It’s absolutely […]

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April 7, 2017

How to Choose the Best Offer for Your Home

  You put your house on the market. You had a great open house. And now you’ve gotten an offer – followed by three more. If you’re selling your home, you may find yourself in the position of having to choose between multiple offers. While this is an enviable position to be in – who doesn’t […]

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Shift happens — is your Realtor® able to make the transition?

I said it; shift happens — is your Realtor® able to make the transition? Real Estate is dependent on technological changes. How well your REALTOR of choice handles those changes can effect your ability to sell your home. My personal journey with technology advances Growing up in Niagara County, I wanted to be be involved in theatre, more […]

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April 24, 2016

REALTOR Safety First Hand

I am not an order taker! It is something that isn’t really spoken about.   REALTOR safety.   Perhaps it is because I work with a Broker that is outspoken on the topic that I feel a need to write about this. Time and again we get calls to meet people and the public just expects us […]

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So You Want to be a WNY Real Estate Agent?

Congratulations on wanting to join a really great group of people. Here are a few things they don’t tell you at the pre-licensing course or you might choose not to hear from the brokers that you interview with. This is not a 9-5 Monday through Friday job Your broker doesn’t pay for advertising, dues, training, […]

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March 11, 2016

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Home Valuation Worries?

The largest problem I see that home owners have is their home valuation worries.  As the WNY real estate market continues to play in the state of uncertainty, some values of are decreasing; some are not. You may be concerned about the fluctuation in values. Should you worry?Here is some advice — as long as […]

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Realtors | Questions to Ask Your Broker

Beyond commission split there are some very important questions to ask your Broker.  Especially if you are interviewing prospective Brokers in the Real Estate industry.   You are an Independent Contractor, this is about your business.   For those of you considering a change or unhappy where you are, here are a set of questions that […]

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February 18, 2016

Questions To Ask Your REALTOR

With so many REALTORS around, how do you go about finding one that is right for you?  Here are some questions to help you decide on an agent. What types of specific marketing systems and approaches will you use to sell my home?  (Look for someone who has aggressive, innovative approaches, not just someone who’s […]

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Is Your Property Manager Licensed?

Hello Albany — we have a problem! This is something that is not new, but it is getting a little ridiculous. I am talking about Property Managers in New York State. In the past few weeks I have come across a Property Manager that tried to tell my home seller that they have a prospective […]

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