Big Decision…Update Master Bathroom, Tub or No TUB?

To keep our oversized bathtub??? Eli, our grandson, is the only one that uses this tub when he visits.  And yes we do have another bathtub, but not one with jets to help the ducks swim in a circle.

Decision is made…too late to change my mind now…..First of all we are not renovating our home to list on the market….if you have been following my blog, you will know I advise against such a big expense if you are ready to sell.    George has shared this is our Pine Box House, a new term I learned from a contractor…not PB, Pottery Barn…but until death do us part.  So this renovation is for us to enjoy for a few ..hoping many years.  We designed our home with everything we need on the first floor and  on a lot with an amazing view so downsizing is not our first  choice at this time.

Remember the dark green tile…and yes we did have dark green carpet in bedroom.  Green is my favorite color but enough is enough. I see it in so many properties that were built-in the early 90’s.   Interesting to me is we are replacing the brass fixtures with a brushed brass color.  Gold/brass is back.  I prefer a mix of metals in décor so I am glad to see this return.  Wait long enough and all comes back…platform shoes, minis, and the list could go on.

Hoping to keep more info. on my  blog as the project goes on…and hoping not on and on and on.

Just sold another property in less than 36 hours. Sellers completed all the advice in my  NO COST TIPS for Getting YOUR Home READY to LIST!

Beautiful 2 story, on cul-de-sac, with large lot, in Westerville will soon be coming to market.   (43081, Spring Grove area)

 

 

 

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Distance Grandparenting…Family Connections

Connecting from afar…not easy but rewarding.  It seems friends ask me almost everyday, how can you stand being so far away from your grandchildren and children.   Andi and family in Sacramento and Emily in NYC…..Coast to Coast.  My first answer is we are tuition free, they are all off our payroll, and they are happy!  We did raise independent, strong women…maybe started when we let them participate in French Back to Back Program back in elementary school.  Or could be that as a teacher, I watched parents reduce self-confidence by always stepping in for their children.

Thank goodness for Technology!  Sometimes I think we may connect more often then if we lived in the same city.

So they do know how to say GO BUCKS!  I think Eli is already helping Evie prepare for early entrance to THE Ohio State University.   I haven’t taught them the words to  ” I Wanna Go BACK to Ohio State”.

Joining them on vacations…..Always trying to be the FUN Grandparents!  This is much easier when you don’t have to discipline…just try to respect Mom and Dad’s rules.

  • Face time is wonderful!  Time to listen to Eli count or tell us a story…
  • Face time helps us make Evie smile!
  • Face time is fun to watch your adult child parent
  • Face time is a connection…I helped rearrange furniture, helped create table settings, or which one should I buy Mom?
  • Text….Good morning!  Have a great day!  I Love YOU!
  • Being invited to join on short getaways !
  • Knowing and building excitement for  our next time together

 

 

 

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Keeping it Clean!

This week’s episode focuses on simple steps sometimes overlooked during the listing process.

 

This Series will help you save MONEY and FRUSTRATION, and get you set to sell! Follow me by adding your email and Clicking Follow on my Blogs Home Page or Subscribe to my Youtube Channel to get more episodes each week. Looking forward to teaching you all about how to get the most $$$ for your product when you list in Central Ohio.

If you are thinking about Selling or Buying, never hesitate to call me anytime – or refer me to your friends and family. Contact me, my cell phone is always on 1-614-946-0728.

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What is the BIGGEST thing that stops people from loving your listing?

 I am about to tell you the biggest thing that STOPS people from loving your listing!

 

This Series will help you save MONEY and FRUSTRATION, and get you set to sell! Follow me by adding your email and Clicking Follow on my Blogs Home Page or Subscribe to my Youtube Channel to get more episodes each week. Looking forward to teaching you all about how to get the most $$$ for your product when you list in Central Ohio.

If you are thinking about Selling or Buying, never hesitate to call me anytime – or refer me to your friends and family. Contact me, my cell phone is always on 1-614-946-0728.

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Episode #2 of NO COST Tips is too GREAT to Miss!

 In Today’s Episode you will hear a GREAT Idea!

 

This Series will help you save MONEY and FRUSTRATION, and get you set to sell! Follow me by adding your email and Clicking Follow on my Blogs Home Page or Subscribe to my Youtube Channel to get more episodes each week. Looking forward to teaching you all about how to get the most $$$ for your product when you list in Central Ohio.

If you are thinking about Selling or Buying, never hesitate to call me anytime – or refer me to your friends and family. Contact me, my cell phone is always on 1-614-946-0728.

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Join Me for My Top 5 ZERO COST Before You List Tips Series!

I have been helping people buy and sell Real Estate for over 13 years as an Agent with RE/MAX Affiliates, and over the years I have learned A LOT! Let me guide you through my NO COST Tips that will transform your home to a product to sell. These tips are tried & true, and have proven they work.

 

This Series will help you save MONEY and FRUSTRATION, and get you set to sell! Follow me by adding your email and Clicking Follow on my Blogs Home Page or Subscribe to my Youtube Channel to get more episodes each week. Looking forward to teaching you all about how to get the most $$$ for your product when you list in Central Ohio.

 

If you are thinking about Selling or Buying, never hesitate to call me anytime – or refer me to your friends and family. Contact me, my cell phone is always on 1-614-946-0728.

 

 

 

 

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Conversation in my Car this week…Phoenix and Houston

I love hearing comments from potential BUCKEYES when I am giving my Columbus Tour.

Comments I heard this week…

EVERYTHING is so GREEN!

THIS is  rush hour TRAFFIC?

SHOPPING IS A SURPRISE TO ME!

PEOPLE are so FRIENDLY and HELPFUL!

Is that a CORNFIELD?

And I always ask…do you like football…well if they say no…I let them know we have…

The BEST Damn Band!

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