Words That Will Save You Big Time In Rehab Real Estate

Power Tip! Have you ever wanted just one phrase that you could say at the right time, and it save you hundreds, or thousands of dollars? When it comes to getting the best price from contractors, plumbers, electricians, HVAC techs, you name it, there is a simple phrase that often Read More

Selling Homes in the Summer

This Spring’s housing market experienced an early spike in buyers that had sellers and Realtors scrambling to meet demand. From July 1, 2015 to July 1, 2016 the average price of single family homes sold has seen an increase of 5.9%, a clear indication of value and supply meeting demand. Read More

Always list on Thursday, never Sunday, and other lessons from Redfin’s data dive

A recent analysis by the Seattle based brokerage ‘Redfin’, studied 12 million home sales since 2010 and discovered many interesting trends.  Among them, listing on a specific day of the week can possibly yield a better sale price!  Click out this article from, “Real Estate Broker’s Insider.” Listing a home Read More

Spring Cleaning is Right Around the Corner

It’s February.  The New Year is well underway and we are already looking forward to Valentine’s Day.  A few weeks later, my birthday (shameless plug), and then the official first day of SPRING!  Spring Cleaning . . .  Out with the old and dusty in with the new and fresh.  Carry that a Read More

Fall Exterior Home Improvements

Fall is the perfect time for exterior home improvements. This is especially true if you are planning on putting your home on the market this Fall, or in the Spring. Fall allows you to get a jump start on the necessary preparations that will give potential buyers a great first impression! Trim your Read More

Trending Housing Markets

Over the past 39 years as an agent in the Rapid City real estate market, one of the questions I have been repeatedly asked is, “How is the current market?” Most agents will address trending housing markets with terms such as: good, bad, hot, or cold. Years ago, it occurred Read More