Home Maintenance Fall Checklist

Home Maintenance Fall Checklist

The leaves are changing (or simply falling), rain is in the forecast more often here in pierce county, and pumpkins fill fields and grocery stores. Before winter creeps in, there are a few things you should check off your home maintenance fall checklist. The full...

Slaying home buying myths

I was talking to someone in the grocery store checkout line recently, and mentioned that I was a Realtor. They replied “Oh, we’d love to buy a house, but I don’t think my credit score is high enough.” Unsurprisingly, a lot of potential buyers feel this way, or worry...

Why do I need a Home Inspection when selling?

Sellers Edition You’ve listed your property for sale with your Realtor, Cathy Morris. You’ve filled out the paperwork, staged the home for photos, and do your best to keep everything clean between showings. Then you get the desired call… “We have an offer on your...

Why do I need a Home Inspection?

Buyers Edition You’ve looked at different properties with your Realtor, Cathy Morris, and you found one that is your perfect next home. YAY! Cathy advises you ask for time to do a home inspection (and explains that you’ll be the one paying for it). You think to...
Home Buying: Realty vs Realty TV

Home Buying: Realty vs Realty TV

I have friends that love watching all the house shows on HGTV. I think we all know that even “reality tv” isn’t quite reality. This article from Keeping Current Matters does a great job at outlining the differences in what you watch on TV and what you will experience...