Have you ever heard the phrase “You
don’t know what you don’t know”?
This phrase is especially applicable when
buying or selling your home.
Because buying or selling a home is
something that most people do only two
or three times in a lifetime, there are
things that they’re completely unaware of.
They simply don’t know what they don’t know.
These free weekly email tips will make it
so much easier for you to avoid making
They’re free because it’s my way of
adding value to your life – whether we
choose to work together in the future or
Here is my first tip.
Use Your Head, Not Just Your Heart
Buying a house just based on emotions
has the potential to break your heart. If
you fall in love with something, you might
end up making some pretty bad financial
decisions. There’s a big difference
between your emotions and your
Relying on your intelligence means that
based on all the information available,
you recognize that you’re getting a great
house for a good value.
Going with your emotions is being
obsessed with the paint color or the
backyard or the cosmetics of the house.
It’s an investment, so stay calm and be
wise. Remember, there is ALWAYS
another house out there. As your
consultant, my responsibility is to help you
balance emotions, instincts and common
sense. When you are ready to sit down
together I can ask you the type of
questions that will help you clarify your
values, because when your values are
clear, your decisions are easier.
In the meantime, if you see a sign or a
home online that interests you, feel free to
give me a call. I can usually find out why
the seller is selling and what the facts are
that are not readily available to the