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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty Newport, East Bay Rhode Island
Local RI blogs, buyer and seller blogs, and teachable moment blogs.
Writing a Home-Offer Letter – Is It a Good Idea? The most important letter you'll submit to a home seller is the one you'll get from your lender stating that you are preapproved for a mortgage. Savvy listing agents will counsel their clients to refuse offers from unapproved buyers, so all...
Would You Go to a Auto Mechanic to Fix a Toothache?     In all seriousness, how many of us would use an auto mechanic to fix a toothache? Not too many of us I would think. We would go to a dentist. I am the dentist, err Realtor and you are the auto mechanic. So why are you attempting to fix your ...
    Man's Best Friend. Can Pets Hurt a Home Sale? Dogs do the darndest things when they're bored. Take Squishy, for instance. Lauren came home late one night from her job as a nurse to find that Squishy –her usually well-mannered dog – had torn her sofa to shreds, right down to the woody ...
An Open House Success Story and Thinking Outside the Box     In my neck of the woods, East Providence/Riverside, Rhode Island open houses are hit or miss.  Property condition, price and location helps determine the success of an open house. Now, I have a very nice home on the market in Riverside,...
Median Price Still Up While Sales Activity Moderates   Warwick, RI, June 24, 2014… According to data released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors today, the median sales price of existing single family homes in Rhode Island rose .7 percent in May to $208,950.  With the exception of Februa...
    Hi, Remember Me? I'm Still Here.   My recent conversation with a past client went something like this: "Hi, remember me? I'm still here."  Yes, I know we closed 3 months, 6 months, 1 or 2 years ago, but I'm still here. I'm calling to see how the family is doing, or t...
What Do You Mean You Want To Talk?   I just read Sheila Anderson's blog post about human contact.  It got me thinking about how a lot of people "communicate" today. I was recently in a coffee shop and a couple were having coffee together, yet not talking. They were emailing, texting...
Bargains Can Still Be Found in Riverside, RI 02915   Bargains on homes can still be found in Riverside, RI. Yes, we know the housing market has picked up, and yes we are aware that homes are now selling faster (usually under 90 days on market) and for more money (normally 4-6% higher than last ye...
  Rhode Island Has Solid Price Gains in Housing in April 2017 Warwick, RI, May 27, 2014…The Rhode Island Association of Realtors reported that the median price of single family home sales rose sharply last month, increasing 17 percent from the prior year, to $210,000.  Though sales activity was d...
Important Questions to Ask an Agent & Yourself Before Listing a Home   Here are a few helpful questions every home seller should be asking a potential listing agent, and yourself before listing your home for sale. Having these answers a head of time will help determine if you are choosing the...

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