Author Archives: Susan Herrmann

Excellent real estate advice from an unlikely source…

The other day I was reading about a fellow named Nick who makes money refinishing and reselling furniture. Refinishing furniture is another passion of mine, along with real estate. He was discussing his tips for making furniture flipping profitable. After … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July to Everyone!

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 7/3/15

Source: Greater Fairfield County CMLS,  HOUSES Sold = Single Family, Multi-Family, Condo/Co-Op    

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Hmmm, is this about how popular a location might be OR is it about Realtors pricing correctly?

I recently ran across an article on CNNMoney that showed were homes were selling above and below their listing price. The article lists all counties across the US and how they stack up with regard to their listing prices vs. … Continue reading

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If your house is for sale, I don’t recommend any of these…

This post is a repeat from my other blog, Front Door Freak… ———————————- Recently I have seen a whole spate of ominous looking door knockers. It got me thinking…exactly how “welcome” do guests feel using these creepy door knockers?   … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 6/26/15

Source: Greater Fairfield County CMLS,  HOUSES Sold = Single Family, Multi-Family, Condo/Co-Op    

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Sorry for the silence this week…

I have a wonderful client who, every time he calls me, greets me with, “Hi. Are you killing real estate or is real estate killing you?” It never fails to make me laugh and it always makes me think! This … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 6/19/15

Source: Greater Fairfield County CMLS,  HOUSES Sold = Single Family, Multi-Family, Condo/Co-Op    

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More on mortgage rates…

The other day I wrote a post about mortgage rates and how they really have not risen very much. I asked how long these cheap rates could possibly last. Well, yesterday, Janet Yellen gave me the answer…they will probably be … Continue reading

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Well Said…

If you are shopping for a home, whichever house you end up buying, make sure it makes you feel like this… Image: The Inspired Room/Pinterest    

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