California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) put on its annual Region 2 Education Day Real Estate Expo in Corning, CA, September 20-21, 2017, and it was a lot more fun that I imagined it could be. Corning is a 2-hour drive from my home in Mt. Shasta, CA, so I booked a hotel and went down […]Read More
The day after Christmas, my colleague was scheduled to show one of our vacant listings, and I went over early to prep the house for her. The lockbox that used to be attached to the hose bib was gone. I called my colleague to see if she had moved it. She had not. I tried […]Read More
MT. SHASTA, CA, December, 2016—The Siskiyou Association of Realtors® announced the winners of its first annual Thanksgiving 2016 food drive, which ran through the month of November. J. Harris & Associates Real Estate of Mt. Shasta, CA, was the winning south county brokerage, and Minton Hometown Properties of Yreka took top honors in northern Siskiyou […]Read More
As a real estate professional, there are certain tech tools I rely on to help me run my business. While there are actually more than three, the following trio have really been put to the test during the recent summer selling season: 1) Realtyzam – Accounting Software for Real Estate Agents My absolute favorite app […]Read More
There are a few phrases that you hear over and over when speaking with homeowners who are considering selling their house. One that I’ve heard a lot lately is the Seller who is looking for “the perfect buyer.”
When I first heard that phrase, I didn’t quite know what it meant. After hearing it repeated several times in different scenarios, I started to realize that it actually translates into multiple meanings.Read More
The ink on my brand new Real Estate license was barely dry when I set out on my very first listing appointment. Since I was a newbie, I brought JZ, a Broker from my office, with me to make sure there was no oversight on my part.
The sellers were an adorable elderly couple—let’s call them Dottie and Frank—who were full of pep and personality, but were a little challenged when it came to deftly navigating steps, stairs and rough terrain.Read More