Under Contract When a Tornado Hits

Friday, April 19, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with those who were affected by the tornados that hit East Texas last week. In life, there are natural disasters that you have no control over. Heavy rainstorms, tornados, fires, hurricanes, blizzards are some examples. Since I have lived in Texas, I have seen the aftermath of a tornado multiple... More

How to Quickly Get My Home “Camera Ready”?

Friday, April 12, 2019
You only have one opportunity to make a great first impression, but you also are living in your home. I completely understand this. After you have taken the time to declutter and depersonalize your home, I will have a professional photographer take pictures to showcase your great home. When the photographer has sent me the... More

CMA? Comps? Why are they important?

Friday, April 05, 2019
Before you have a “For Sale” sign in the yard, or before you submit an offer for your dream home, it is very important for us to discuss a comparative market analysis of the home. A comparative market analysis is an examination of homes that are active on the market, currently under contract, or have... More

Get to Know Your Neighbors

Friday, March 29, 2019
My husband and I are thankful we live in a neighborhood that’s close to coffee shops, pharmacy, The Square in Tyler, and a great commute for both of our jobs. But we are also thankful for our neighbors. Not only have we been invited over for Thanksgiving, received wonderful saint augustine grass, but we also... More

Tips On Choosing A Professional To Complete The Job

Friday, March 22, 2019
Before, during, and after the real estate transaction, my friends and clients frequently ask me who I recommend completing ________. Whether it is roofers, plumbers, contractors, landscapers... I have worked with several individuals commercially engaged in their trade. I support local businesses. Not only will working with local business improve the economy, but you will know the... More

Grab Your Galoshes! Let's Go See That House!

Friday, March 15, 2019
When I am representing you as a home buyer, and I see raindrops falling from the sky, I get really excited! Not only do I get to wear my baseball hat and duck boots, but we get to see what the home looks like when it is raining. If the weather is severe, I do... More

Staycation Ideas for East Texas

Friday, March 08, 2019
Spring Break is finally here! This is a time to relax, spend some quality time with family and friends, and maybe a time to explore where you live! Staycations are becoming more popular these days.This is a wonderful way to support local businesses, and try something new without traveling too far from home.Calendar of Events... More

How I Knew My House Was “The One”

Saturday, March 02, 2019
My husband, Travis, and I had just gotten married, and he had moved all of his belongings into my half of a duplex. Cramped living quarters was an understatement. The duplex that I was renting didn’t have a dishwasher, had carpet throughout, a complete powder pink bathroom, and a floorplan that did not make the... More

5 Tips from Your Local Escrow Agent

Friday, February 22, 2019
1. Always read your contract never sign it without reading it and understanding the contract2. Review title commitment schedule B are exceptions to the title policy and schedule C are items that have to be cleared before closing3. Be patient it is a process to have title work completed and usually takes at least 10... More

How to Make the Best Use of Your Time During Option Period

Friday, February 15, 2019
We have been house hunting for several weeks, and then one day, “the house” comes on the market. This is the home is the perfect commute to work, is in a sought out location, has a floor plan that is best for your family… it checks off all of your non-negotiable boxes on your list.... More
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