Real Estate Advice
PITTSBURGH REALTOR WITH 20+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.
As a resident of Sewickley since 1994, and as a full time realtor, I use my extensive knowledge of both Sewickley and Pittsburgh to serve both buyers and sellers. My understanding of the communities I represent, and my ability to match buyers with properties that meet their interests, has resulted in a long list of satisfied clients over the years.
Frequently Asked Questions
As a Realtor for over 20 years, I get asked all sorts of questions about buying & selling homes, industry trends, and even if the shower heads come with the house!
I’ve collected a few of my favorites, ones which are timeless, and some that I’ll change out depending on the frequency of the questions!
And if you have a question about your personal real estate needs…
WE’RE HOPING TO MOVE IN 2023 AND ARE BEGINNING OUR SEARCH ONLINE – IS THERE ANYTHING WE SHOULD KEEP IN MIND?
The majority of buyers will shop online during their search for a new home, and many will actually begin their search there, like yourselves! The internet has made it incredibly easy for buyers to do preliminary research for a new home. It does have its limitations, however, which is where your expert real estate advisor can fill in the gaps. Read More…
HOW DO HOME SELLERS PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM BIG WALK THROUGH BILLS FROM A BUYER?
Buyers conduct a final walk through right before they close on a home. This is probably the first time they have seen your home vacant. If they find conditions they aren’t expecting, you can expect a bill at the closing or a last minute request to remedy the condition. Read More…
WE ARE THINKING OF REMODELING OUR KITCHEN. ANY ADVICE FOR US IF WE WANT TO BE MAKING GOOD CHOICES FOR RESALE?
As much as we would all like to be creative, when it comes to the “hardscapes” of your home – the things that are difficult to change – if resale is even a remote possibility for you, or if you want to be sure to get a high return on your investment (most people expect 100% which is not always realistic), its important to make “mainstream” choices that the buying public as a whole loves! How do you figure that out? Pay attention to what sells quickly in our market. Watch some HGTV. Check out Pinterest! Here are some easy rules to follow! Read More…
IS IT NECESSARY TO NEUTRALIZE OUR HOME TO SELL IT AND WHAT EXACTLY DOES THAT MEAN?
If you watch HGTV or read my weekly articles, you likely know how important it is to neutralize your home before you sell. But what exactly does that entail? Paint color is obvious. Your home is far more likely to sell for top dollar if its painted in a neutral color palate. This does not mean your home must be nothing but white. It does, mean, however, that you should remove most strong colors in favor of “colored” neutrals – colors such as harvest beige or light gray. A colorful room or two is fine as long as the color was chosen in the past couple years (trends in color change quickly, but when you live with a color daily and are not in the design business, you probably don’t realize when a color is no longer “in”) Read More…
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