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Lead Law Updates: Are You Ready?

Lead Law Updates: Are You Ready?

Important Deadlines for Lead Laws and Lead Conformance Certificates in Rhode Island The rental registry …

Guide for Landlords: How to Rent Out Your Property Successfully …

Guide for Landlords: How to Rent Out Your Property Successfully …

Guide for Landlords: How to Rent Out Your Property Successfully in Rhode Island Renting out …

Home Seller Tips and Tools: How To Track Your Property Value As a top-producing real …

Home Seller Mistakes: Is your online valuation correct?

Home Seller Mistakes: Is your online valuation correct?

My Home's 'Zestimate' is Off by More Than $100K  Are You Making This Common Mistake …

Navigating the Costs of Selling Your Home: A Comprehensive Breakdown

Navigating the Costs of Selling Your Home: A Comprehensive Breakdown

Selling your home is a significant financial and emotional undertaking. As a seasoned real estate …

Home Sale Success: Your Guide to Defining Goals and Strategies

Home Sale Success: Your Guide to Defining Goals and Strategies

  Identifying Your Goal When it comes to selling your home, the journey can be …

The Art of Strategic Pricing in a Seller's Market

The Art of Strategic Pricing in a Seller's Market

Here in Rhode Island, and in much of the US overall, we've been in a …

Seller Rescue: Exterior What To Do/What Not To Do

Seller Rescue: Exterior What To Do/What Not To Do

If you haven't watched my YouTube video on this topic, please head over to my …

Navigating the Inspection Contingency Period: A Guide for Home Buyers

Navigating the Inspection Contingency Period: A Guide for Home Buyers

When buying a home in Rhode Island, the standard purchase contract, as provided by the …

HERE’S WHAT I REGRET ABOUT MY FIRST PURCHASE…

HERE’S WHAT I REGRET ABOUT MY FIRST PURCHASE…

When I bought my first house on my own as a single Mom, a three …

TOP 5 FACTORS TO DETERMINE WHO TO CHOOSE AS YOUR …

TOP 5 FACTORS TO DETERMINE WHO TO CHOOSE AS YOUR …

Let's cut to the chase--buying a home or investment property is a massive undertaking and …

20 Ninth Street: East Side of Providence

20 Ninth Street: East Side of Providence

Welcome to 20 Ninth St, located in the Summit neighborhood of the East Side. This …

3 Browne Hill Ct Lincoln, RI

3 Browne Hill Ct Lincoln, RI

Click on the links below in order to access the information about this listing. 3 …

Navigating the Mandatory Real Estate Relationship Disclosure: A Guide for …

Navigating the Mandatory Real Estate Relationship Disclosure: A Guide for …

When you choose to work with me, our first step will be to define the …

Real Estate Selling Strategies: Tailoring Your Approach

Real Estate Selling Strategies: Tailoring Your Approach

When it comes to selling your property, understanding your primary goal can significantly influence the …

106 Sayles Av Pawtucket RI

106 Sayles Av Pawtucket RI

  106 Sayles Av Pawtucket, RI   This is a charming Tudor-style home located in …

Do rates vary from lender to lender?

Do rates vary from lender to lender?

Most times, hardly. Yet there can be some differences that should be considered. Start early …

2024 Market Update and 2023 Review

2024 Market Update and 2023 Review

The real estate market in 2023 was a wild one---everyone wants to know what’s going …

When is it a good time to buy real estate?

When is it a good time to buy real estate?

"Real estate agents always say it's a good time to buy." I was working with …

Home Prices Are Still Growing

Home Prices Are Still Growing

If you're feeling confused about the current real estate market and understanding the price of …

Seasonal Trends: A Look At Housing Supply

Seasonal Trends: A Look At Housing Supply

If you're contemplating a move, staying abreast of the current housing market is paramount. Here's …

Navigating the Transition: A Realtor's Insight on Why Property Management …

Navigating the Transition: A Realtor's Insight on Why Property Management …

In the dynamic world of real estate, I often find myself not only helping clients …

Navigating Well Water Quality in Your Dream Home: Rhode Island …

Navigating Well Water Quality in Your Dream Home: Rhode Island …

Are you considering buying a home in Rhode Island, where well water is the lifeblood …

Door Knocking, Cold Calls, & Letters to Homeowners: Realtor POV

Door Knocking, Cold Calls, & Letters to Homeowners: Realtor POV

In today's real estate landscape, we're facing some unique challenges. With inventory levels at an …

2023 Rhode Island Real Estate Market Update

2023 Rhode Island Real Estate Market Update

The median sale price for single family homes in August saw an 11% year over …

Inventory and Interest Rates: a relationship that hangs in balance

Inventory and Interest Rates: a relationship that hangs in balance

To understand the real estate market,  and to be able to make informed decisions about …

Game-Changing News for Real Estate Financing: 5% Down on Multi-Family …

Game-Changing News for Real Estate Financing: 5% Down on Multi-Family …

Are you ready for some exciting news that's about to revolutionize real estate financing, especially …

Why Is Housing Inventory So Low?

Why Is Housing Inventory So Low?

One question that’s top of mind if you’re thinking about making a move today is: Why is it …

Where Are People Moving Today and Why?

Where Are People Moving Today and Why?

Plenty of people are still moving these days. And if you’re thinking of making a move yourself, …

New State Law Bans Rental Application Fees Starting January 1, …

New State Law Bans Rental Application Fees Starting January 1, …

As of January 1, 2024, a new state law is set to bring significant changes …

Property Compliance: Obtaining Your Certificate of Lead Conformance

Property Compliance: Obtaining Your Certificate of Lead Conformance

If you're a rental property owner in Rhode Island, it's crucial to stay informed about …

Rhode Island Legislative Updates: Lead Mitigation Property Requirements You Need …

Rhode Island Legislative Updates: Lead Mitigation Property Requirements You Need …

In Rhode Island, a staggering 80% of our housing was constructed prior to 1978, resulting …

Smarter Financing: Understanding 3-2-1 Interest Rate Buydown

Smarter Financing: Understanding 3-2-1 Interest Rate Buydown

Interest rates continue to be a top concern for prospective home buyers in Rhode Island, …

Demystifying the Hubbard Clause: Your Ace in the Sleeve for …

Demystifying the Hubbard Clause: Your Ace in the Sleeve for …

I want to shine a light on something that might sound a bit real estate …

Beyond the Obvious: What Really Matters When Buying a Home

Beyond the Obvious: What Really Matters When Buying a Home

What really matters when buying a home? Buying a home is a thrilling journey, but …

Balancing Work and Community: Finding Your Ideal Neighborhood in Rhode …

Balancing Work and Community: Finding Your Ideal Neighborhood in Rhode …

In the bustling landscape of Rhode Island's real estate, the search for the perfect home …

Rhode Island Real Estate Market Update: Quarter 1 & Quarter …

Rhode Island Real Estate Market Update: Quarter 1 & Quarter …

Using data to inform your decision about whether or not to buy or sell real …

In the News: Rhode Island Real Estate Market Gains 2019-2023

In the News: Rhode Island Real Estate Market Gains 2019-2023

Significant gains year over year is good news for home owners in Rhode Island! According …

The Waiting Game: Cost-Analysis for Buyers and Sellers

The Waiting Game: Cost-Analysis for Buyers and Sellers

If you're a buyer or a seller, you've likely wondered whether waiting for interest rates …

Unlocking Financial Flexibility: The Ins and Outs of Home Equity …

Unlocking Financial Flexibility: The Ins and Outs of Home Equity …

If you purchased your home in 2020 (or sooner) you likely have a tremendous amount …

Navigating the Real Estate Maze: Your Guide to a Successful …

Navigating the Real Estate Maze: Your Guide to a Successful …

  Your Ultimate Guide to Navigating the Real Estate Maze: First-Time Homebuyer Edition Are you …

Navigating the Challenge of Multiple Offer Situations

Navigating the Challenge of Multiple Offer Situations

Entering the real estate market as a first time home buyer can be daunting, especially …

Navigating Rhode Island's Competitive Real Estate Market: Stories of Success

Navigating Rhode Island's Competitive Real Estate Market: Stories of Success

In the dynamic realm of Rhode Island real estate, challenges like multiple offer situations, limited …

Exploring Lease Back Options: A Potential Win-Win Solution for Home …

Exploring Lease Back Options: A Potential Win-Win Solution for Home …

A lease back agreement or arrangement is one of many components to an offer that …

First Time Home Buyer

First Time Home Buyer

Understanding the Home Buying Process Step by Step Congratulations! It's an exciting decision that you've …

Offer Accepted: What Next

Offer Accepted: What Next

Congratulations! Your offer has been accepted and we are heading into the next phase of …

Home Inspectors: Here's Who You're Gonna Call!

Home Inspectors: Here's Who You're Gonna Call!

At certain times of the year, particularly Spring, home inspectors get very busy so it's …

Insurance Providers for clients of Jess Powers

Insurance Providers for clients of Jess Powers

Here are three insurance brokers that I've worked with many times--they are tried & true …

Real Estate Home Buying Process

Real Estate Home Buying Process

If you're planning to purchase a property, it's important to know what steps to take …

OFFER ACCEPTED: infographic from start to close!

OFFER ACCEPTED: infographic from start to close!

Buying a home can be an overwhelming process, but once your offer is accepted, it's …

What Are Contingencies?

What Are Contingencies?

When you decide to make an offer on a property you will need to decide …

What to know when buying a condo

What to know when buying a condo

What to know when buying a condo for the first time. Don't miss these important …

What's an Escalation Clause In an Offer?

What's an Escalation Clause In an Offer?

Remember, you’re driving the bus & I’m next to you as your navigator! My job …

Making an Offer on a House

Making an Offer on a House

An offer needs to include the following information: Offer Price Deposit/Amount of Escrow Financing Details …

The Loan Process

The Loan Process

“Do’s and Don’ts” when applying for a mortgage

“Do’s and Don’ts” when applying for a mortgage

DO: Keep originals or be able to access on your employer/bank sites all pay-stubs, bank …

What does it cost to buy a house?

What does it cost to buy a house?

Inspired by recent conversations, I want to make sure that my clients are prepared for …

Home Buyer Coaching: Quick Primer on Loan Options

Home Buyer Coaching: Quick Primer on Loan Options

For the most part there are two main loan options: Conventional or FHA. Conventional loans: …

Lender Contacts

Lender Contacts

Here are the lender recommendations that I offer my clients. These are professionals that I've …

Why It's Important To Work With A Realtor

Why It's Important To Work With A Realtor

When purchasing or selling a property, it is always a good idea to work with …

10 Top Reno's That Will Up the Sale Price of …

10 Top Reno's That Will Up the Sale Price of …

When getting ready to sell your home, it can be hard to know what renovations …

Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

Purchasing a home will inevitably be the biggest financial discussion of your life. And the …

Things You Shouldn't Do When Buying a Home

Things You Shouldn't Do When Buying a Home

With a never ending list of everything you ‘should do’ when purchasing a home, it …