SELLERS ~ Anything You Say Can Be Used Against You!

SELLERS ~ Anything You Say Can Be Used Against You!

Sellers Shhhhhhh! These are great examples of why you should not be present when a buyer is touring your home.  Sellers, I encourage you to read this. When buying my present home,....

Want to Be a Real Estate Agent?

Want to Be a Real Estate Agent?

Do You Have What It Takes? As you read this please remember that as a Sedona real estate agent, I love doing this job. Both myself and my husband live real estate every day. We inc....

Sedona Real Estate Top 5 Negotiation Advantages… Where Do You Stand?

Sedona Real Estate Top 5 Negotiation Advantages… Where Do You Stand?

  The Sedona Real Estate market is finally teetering on a seller’s negotiation advantage, but as I stated in my blog, “Sedona Real Estate Advantage Goes To Seller&....

Landscape For Your Climate

Landscape For Your Climate

In some climates, visions of lush green lawns, English gardens bursting with color and a sparkling fountain filling the air with the tinkling of thousands of water drops may float ....

Don’t Think of Your Home as an Investment…What?

Don’t Think of Your Home as an Investment…What?

Isn’t that sacrilegious or something? Despite evidence to the contrary, new homebuyers continue to believe that buying a home is the same type of investment as stocks, bonds,....

Can My Real Estate Agent Offer To Buy My Home If There Are No Offers?

Can My Real Estate Agent Offer To Buy My Home If There Are No Offers?

Be careful of a guarantee sell date, but with that being said, the short answer is “yes,” read the fine points of the agreement. In a seller’s market it seems lik....

What Matters Most? Why Location Trumps Everything!

What Matters Most? Why Location Trumps Everything!

In just about all instances, customers who want to purchase Sedona real estate, are looking for views of the red rocks.  This is generally number one on the wish list.  However,....

It’s Time For Spring Cleaning!

It’s Time For Spring Cleaning!

Now that the weather is finally warmer and spring really seems to be here, it’s time to tackle some of those nasty cleaning jobs you’ve been putting off. If you’r....

Why Use Wood-Look Tile?

Why Use Wood-Look Tile?

A newer trend sweeping the building industry is the use of wood-look porcelain or ceramic tiles. While natural wood flooring is still an optimal choice for most homes, here are som....

How Important Are Rain Gutters To Home Maintenance?

How Important Are Rain Gutters To Home Maintenance?

If you’ve owned a home for a while, you know that water entering the home can be at least a hassle and at worst a cause of major destruction. Not only should keeping water fr....

Sedona Real Estate – Early Spring Landscaping – A Prescription For Winter Blues!

Sedona Real Estate – Early Spring Landscaping – A Prescription For Winter Blues!

Early Spring Landscaping Gets Us Out of the Winter Funk! Most people who have recently purchased Sedona real estate may not be aware of the high & low temperatures and how it m....

Tax Tips for New Homeowners

Tax Tips for New Homeowners

Tax Tips for new Sedona homeowners! Congratulations, You are a new homeowner in the Sedona area! As a new Sedona homeowner, whether you purchased a condominium, cooperative apartm....

Moving To Sedona During Holiday Season?

Moving To Sedona During Holiday Season?

If you are moving to Sedona, Whether Thanksgiving weekend or the full week between Christmas and New Years, the holidays may be the best time, or indeed the only time, you can plan....

Sedona Homes For Sale – What Matters In Today’s Market?

Sedona Homes For Sale – What Matters In Today’s Market?

When listing your Sedona home for sale, what really matters? Sellers take notice.  There are a lot of factors that come into play when you are putting your Sedona home up for sale....

Sedona Fall Color – What You Should Know About ~ Leave Cleanup

Sedona Fall Color – What You Should Know About ~ Leave Cleanup

Typically homes in Sedona don't experience the change of colors and falling leaves until mid November. Depending on the temperature drop, it could be slightly earlier or later. Go....

Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Home’s Value?” (Part 3 of 3)

Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Home’s Value?” (Part 3 of 3)

A common question for prospective home sellers is “How can I increase my home’s value or get a higher selling price?” In our earlier articles on this subject, we ....

Deferring Maintenance Causes Pesky, Costly Home Repairs

Deferring Maintenance Causes Pesky, Costly Home Repairs

As a Sedona Realtor®, I participate in most of the home inspections for either my buyer or seller. One thing you do not want to do is defer maintenance on your home. As you will ....

How To Choose Lights For Your New Sedona Home

How To Choose Lights For Your New Sedona Home

Your New Sedona Home Once you are in your new Sedona home, light fixtures will be on your list to make your statement. It’s not just about wattage anymore. Light fixtures and....

How to Sell Sedona Real Estate for Full Price

How to Sell Sedona Real Estate for Full Price

How to sell Sedona Real Estate for full price means establishing the right price at the outset. Often, homeowners try to “test the market” with a higher than fair-marke....

Quick Tips for Adding Resale Value To Your Sedona Home

Quick Tips for Adding Resale Value To Your Sedona Home

When you’re in a hurry to sell, you need top dollar, try some of these tips: Have me evaluate your home. As a real estate professional, I know what sells and what doesn’....