Oh Great Spirit

I love this statue! Since it was dedicated in 2011, I’ve driven by it hundreds of times and every time, “Oh Great Spirit” gets my attention. The arms raised, palms open, and heavenly eye ward reach never gets old. Located on the corner of Prado Road and South Higuera in San Luis Obispo, the 800 […]

Open House

I love doing open houses! The main reason is when someone walks through the front door, they walk through as a “slice of hope”. I find that uplifting every time. It was Martin Luther King Jr. that said “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” While Dr. King certainly had a much […]

Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Buying a home is likely to be the biggest financial decision most will make in their lifetime. Part of that decision is choosing a Realtor. It’s not wise to roll the dice and just use the first Realtor that is referred to you. First, determine the motivation of the person referring the agent to you. […]

5 Keys to Selling Your Home

Buyers will be most interested in your home the first few weeks it’s on the market – so you need to hit the ground running and sell before your listing grows stale. So, what can you do to get the offers rolling in? Here are 5 keys to selling your home: Price it right from […]

Wood Still Beats Carpeting

Selling your home? Do you have the original hardwood floors under your old carpeting? If so, increase the value of your home by removing the carpeting and bringing that old wood floor back to life. Home buyers usually prefer hardwood floors. The National Association of REALTORS® found that the majority of home buyers were willing […]

Preparing to Buy a House

Check your Credit Score Your credit score can easily be checked for free online from various sites. When you get the report, check it very carefully for accuracy. In today’s day and age, you may get a surprise or two if you haven’t checked in awhile. When applying for a loan; most home buyers are […]