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Senior Spotlight: When Grumpy Is A Symptom & Not A Disease

Did you know that aging adults are NOT the grumpiest members of the community?! They are simply the most misunderstood! In this week’s Senior Spotlight, I wanted to share some GREAT news: according to the Geriatrics Division of Duke University … Continue reading

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Designations Create Distinctions: Let’s Talk About The Ship

By now you know exactly what to expect on our Coastal Credentials terms with regards to when we leave (March 30th!), how to book your reservation and what courses you can take. But what you REALLY want to know is… … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Real Estate Considerations 2019 (3 Top Sources!)

It’s that time of year when the crystal ball comes out and everyone starts looking ahead at what 2019 real estate may bring. While I am a firm believer in focusing on the present and making wise decisions for you … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: Is Travel The Best Rx For Aging?!

We are the first to admit that home is absolutely where the heart is! But that does not mean it is a place you should never leave. As avid travelers ourselves, we were not surprised to read a recent article … Continue reading

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Designations Create Distinctions: Did You Complete The Ethics Course You Need By 12/31/18?!

There are many ways that agents choose to define themselves ~ and one of the most recognized, respected and professional ways  is through membership in NAR® (the National Association of Realtors). But please don’t forget… REALTORS®: your membership in NAR … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: A Great Education Is Always ‘In’

With times changing (and the market too) … you may wonder how the market of today compares to that of the ‘old’ days?! While much has changed in terms of updating homes vs. leaving them customizable, de-cluttering vs. completely staging … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: Your Home Is STILL Gaining Value

I have said it before and I feel the need to say it again: do not let the media scare you! There are far too many headlines out there that depict the changing market like it’s a ‘bad’ thing. While … Continue reading

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Designations Create Distinctions: Buddy Reveals Why Take A Course With Bobbi (Shhh… Don’t Tell!)

Every now and then a member of our team takes over the blog because Ms. Bobbi Decker is too humble to share certain things herself… and this is one of those times! 😉 Those of you who have followed our … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Is It Time To Make The Move?!

The term ‘seller’s market’ defined Silicon Valley real estate for the better part of the last 3 years… but now that prices are moderating, is the door really closed? Are sellers NOT going to benefit by selling today, or early … Continue reading

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Designations Create Distinctions: Agent Attitude Of Gratitude

What a year!!! For so many of us in the real estate industry, the holiday season is a time to catch our breaths a bit. Not that it means we slow down or stop helping our buyers and sellers – … Continue reading

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