How to be a Great Home Owner

I recently purchased a home and one of the things I REALLY appreciated were the seller’s care they took in the home I purchased, but also their responsiveness to questions I had about the home during and post closing. As an agent now for…I don’t know like 7 yrs-(I cannot keep track any more), there… Continue Reading

That’s a Wrap! What it was like filming for HGTV’s House Hunters

So, last week we finished up “Act 4” of HGTV’s House Hunter’s with Pie Town productions. It was such a fun (and not going to lie, an exhausting) experience, here’s a few tid-bits from behind the scenes. A while back I had wrote a blog about how I got picked for the show before we… Continue Reading

Austin by the Numbers

I went to a really interesting and fun meeting today with the Platinum Top 50 Finalists and Winners. It is nice to be in a room filled with successful people I look up to and can learn a lot from. We floated around the tables and had 15minutes to discuss various Real Estate topics. One… Continue Reading

Filing your Homestead Exemption for 2015 FAQs

Well, we are in the 2015 year and a few things definitely pop into my mind at the beginning of each new year (and more so before April 15)…TAXES. If you were one of my clients that means you already received an email reminder and “how to” on filing. You also most likely purchased in… Continue Reading

Buying a Home?: Getting Started and Credit Tips for 2015

It is that time of year again….where we set resolutions and goals of what we want to achieve in 2015. Now, maybe not all of you write down your goals like I do, but I can’t help it. I look at them on my dry erase board above my desk every day. It keeps me… Continue Reading

Australia and New Zealand Post Trip Follow up and Travel Tips!

Heeeellllooooo!!!! If you follow me on fabulous facespace, or “Insta” I am sure you saw my “photojournaling” of my journey overseas. It was awesome. Closest one to guessing how many photos I took total wins a prize. I wanted to follow up (because of course everyone’s infamous question when I returned was: “How was your… Continue Reading

Expectations vs. Reality: My Upcoming Australia/New Zealand Backpacking Trip

Well, I have another trip around the corner, I am excited to report. I think it is interesting– the “build up” before any trip. I have researched, read blogs, asked other fellow travelers who have been there, backpacked or lived there for their advice. I then come up with a list of amazing things I… Continue Reading

An Apology and A Thank You

This may be a silly comparison but something dawned on me today that I felt like writing about… So, my friend and I are researching places to stay on Air BnB for our next trip to Vancouver. Vancouver above. {Ahem-Don’t even get me started on some of the horrible real estate photos people actually post… Continue Reading

Paying off Your Mortgage ASAP: Yes or No?

When I first got into real estate, I would sit across the table as my buyer signed all 3 million closing papers for their first home. There came that point where we would make a joke about the “no pay no stay” document and usually a comment of how great of an interest rate they… Continue Reading

My Adventures in Tulum, Mexico

If you follow me on Facebook, I recently posted a few (about 1,000) photos of my trip to beautiful Tulum. Nothing new for this girl–I really enjoy taking photos and capturing moments–but mainly taking photos of pretty and colorful items. Since a lot of you had asked me how my trip was and “Would I… Continue Reading