20 Years Ago…

20 years ago . . . As we walked up to the 3rd or 4th house I was showing my out of town client a couple of weekends ago, my eyes gravitated to the roof and the eaves. As she watched me, my client asked me what I was looking for as I walked up? … Continued

Who says “it Never Rains in Southern California?”. . .

Who says “it Never Rains in Southern California?” . . . When I was a kid, growing up in Downers Grove, Illinois I remember singing along with the 1973 song of the same name by Albert Hammond. The next line in that song goes “but girl, don’t they warn ya? It pours, man, it pours.” … Continued

Big Box, Little Box…

Big Box, Little Box . . . I have a love hate relationship with Amazon. They make it so easy to order almost anything and have it delivered directly to my house. Being an avid reader, I order a lot of books. A couple of months ago, I heard about a book that I thought … Continued

My New Hero

“My new hero . . .” I have had many heroes in my life. Most I have not met. It started in the 3rd grade when I read every book in our school library about Abraham Lincoln. “Honest Abe” he was called because he fought for his clients when he was an attorney in my … Continued

Is It Legal?

“Is it legal . . .” It has been 9 years since I entered the real estate business and still I see things that just blow me away. Let me share something I ran across the other day. It is my daily habit to look at every new property that comes on the market throughout … Continued

“Little Person Takes on City Hall . . .”

“Little Person Takes on City Hall . . .” It was at a going away party for some friends/clients that I met Judy a few years ago. I liked her immediately. She was feisty and not afraid to speak her mind. My kind of person. It wasn’t long after that she called with a real … Continued

I Have A Dream

  “I have a dream . . .” Monday is a National Holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Who, on August 28, 1963, stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered his iconic speech, ‘I have a Dream.’ I can only imagine what it must have been like to stand in that … Continued

“Why? Why are you doing that?”

  “Why? Why are you doing that?” Here we are, our 2nd week into 2019 and I have heard this question about 4 or 5 times already. Again, as I was talking to my escrow rep and mentioned that I was changing my business model to a 1.5% Listing Fee. She replied, “Why? That will … Continued

Be Careful What You Wish For

ARTICLE BY: Maggie Clemens   Be careful what you wish for . . . In the movie 13 going on 30, Jennifer Garners’ character is 13 years old and hates her life. She wishes to be grown up and falls asleep. She wakes up as a 30-year-old woman and must quickly learn how to navigate life as … Continued

How To Spot Fake News

How to Spot Fake News  The Mid-term elections will be here next Tuesday. I hope that everyone gets out and votes! With the upcoming elections, we have seen more “fake news” popping up. So, when I saw this article from one of my favorite blogs, The Hustle, I had to share. . . “Luckily, there … Continued

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