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In our family, April is officially birthday month. We have so many birthdays to celebrate (yes, mine was yesterday) and it’s such a fun time of year! It’s a good thing there’s so much fun going around because the proposed NAR commission settlement and its yet-to-be-seen impact is one of… Read More

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Over these past few weeks, I’ve become obsessed with the fallout from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) proposed settlement from the commission lawsuit. If you want to read my initial reactions, click here. (Fun fact: This post received the second most responses of anything I’ve… Read More

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Happy Spring! With the spring season comes the spring selling season and if existing home sales – hitting a 12-month high in February – are any indication, we’re in for a long and active springtime. Also of note, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently reported that February median sales… Read More

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Springtime is often associated with one not-so-fun but totally necessary home activity: cleaning! Spring cleaning is so important, not only if you’re planning on putting your house on the market in the near future – as I say homes in good condition always sell faster – but also to ensure… Read More

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Whenever we stage a home, we almost always stage a home office. It’s one of the most important rooms in a house these days, with so many people working at least part-time from home. In fact, according to Upwork, an estimated 32.6 million Americans will work remotely by 2025. This… Read More

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AFAR travel magazine recently announced its selection for “The Most Charming Town in California,” and after living for years in this familiar locale, I can definitively say it’s the perfect spot to stop and smell the rosé!  Any guesses yet? (If you got it from my subtle hit, sip sip… Read More

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One of the very first things I tell my clients after they say, “OK, we’re ready to put our home on the market,” is: declutter your spaces.  Thinning out crowded, cluttered spaces creates more room, giving the appearance that a kitchen is bigger or a living room is more expansive,… Read More