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Ok, I’ve Signed…when do I get my keys?!

It's always great to enter your new home for the first time! I frequently get asked, "When do I get my keys?" After the buyer has gone through all of the rigamarole of inspections, removing contingencies, getting all of the last minute paperwork into the bank so that the underwriter will sign off on the … Continue reading

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Hooray! I’m in contract! …what now?

After the initial excitement of the hard fought process of getting into contract wears off, the natural reaction is: what happens next? The glib answer is: wire your earnest money, perform inspections, get your loan approved, close. Although accurate, it misses all of the emotion and anxiety of the moment. Your real estate professional should … Continue reading

American Canyon Real Estate, Just Sold

Just Sold – 116 W Carolyn Dr

116 W Carolyn Drive | American Canyon, CA 94503 This was a quintessential Rancho del Mar bungalow. 3 beds, 2 baths, 1558±sf home. It was beautifully updated by the seller, including a large add-on off of the kitchen opening up the entire living area. The kitchen is the amateur chef's delight with a 5 burner … Continue reading

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New to the Market! – 105 Carlisle Way, Benicia

https://youtu.be/u0F-LAIrjj8 105 Carlisle Way | Benicia, CA is a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home nestled in the heart of Southampton. It has over 1700±sf of living space with a formal dining room and an open living area with fireplace. New floors throughout the home and freshly painted inside and out. New floors in the bathrooms … Continue reading

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September Real Estate Update – American Canyon

The summer doldrums continued in American Canyon in September with only 8 homes sold for a median sales price of around $500,000. Both the number of sales and median sales price are down dramatically from September, 2018 (13 homes & $568,000 respectively). The median home price in American Canyon is currently at $620,000 with 19 … Continue reading

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I’m on the move!

After deliberate consideration and multiple conversations, I am with a new brokerage: RE/MAX Gold - American Canyon! I valued my three years at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties, but the time has come to move on. I look forward to having an office in the community in which I live. Our new office is scheduled … Continue reading

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Design trends across the country

One of my favorite side benefits of being a Realtor is being able to get a handle on design trends before they become...well...trendy. Thankfully, I haven't seen a lot of the living coral in the area that Pantone promised would be the color of the year. Nevertheless, when I look to see what's popular - … Continue reading

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Keep This in Mind When Selling Your Home

One of the reasons that I got into real estate was to serve people better. My commitment to my community is important to me, whether it is through my volunteer work or as a Realtor®. I was counseling a client this morning and I realized how hard it can be to pick up over 20 … Continue reading