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Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Just because there is low inventory doesn't mean that some elbow grease isn't necessary. Zillow & Realtor.com are rife with homes that have languished because the seller hasn't done what is necessary to get the home sold...or their agent hasn't told them what to do. To get top dollar for your home, you want to … Continue reading

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September 2020 Market Update

The American Canyon Real Estate Market is Bananas!! That's a technical term that I've picked up in my 10-plus years in real estate...As of Wednesday morning, there were only 13 active homes for sale with the median list price at $655,000 and the median days on market at 14 days. At the end of August, … Continue reading

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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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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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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

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Getting a handle on your drawers…

No matter how well intentioned my wife and I are, we find that our kitchen drawers get absolutely chaotic just days after reorganizing them. I can't tell you how many times we've spent 20 minutes looking for a bottle opener that was just "right there!!" the day before. Perhaps these Houzz hacks can help. In … Continue reading