This February I sold a sweet little home to a sweet single lady. Although it was "bittersweet", it made me feel so good.Let me briefly tell our story:Two years ago this sweet single lady called me after she had tried to sell her home herself for several months. In the meantime, she kept seeing my...
This Activerain contest for February, to write about getting ready for the real estate challenges that face US (get that? US as in United States?) was different than any other year.HOW DID I GET READY for 2018?Although I had my marketing plan all laid out for 2018, there were some "moguls" that p...
ActiveRain has a contest this month about what works and what doesn't work in our real estate strategies. And, what are we doing about it in 2018.First and foremost, I have never been a "follower" so when I went into real estate, I wanted to do it MY WAY. I had been in the advertising and public ...
So sad for the family when someone passes away and the last thing they most probably think about is informing the listing agent of the fact. This is where I am right now with clients who want to sell their property and with whom I have a listing. So what happens when the listing agent gets an off...
This blog by Debbie Laity was totally unexpected and was absolutely the icing on the cake for this successful referral she sent me. It is always tough in our real estate business to refer a valued client to someone else because the trust that has been built up between client and agent. And now yo...
In most high priced markets, the listing agent is there for showings of multi million dollar properties. This is a plus and a minus for buyers and here are several scenarios.1. If the buyers agent has not previewed the home.This mostly goes pretty smoothly because the listing agent usually knows ...

Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®

Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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