Category: Stories

Dreams Can Come True!

Sometimes it takes more than hard work and diligence to find just the right home. This story beautifully illustrates that along with the ups and downs along the way.

Behind the Sale: Mission Viejo Home

Mission Viejo Home Kitchen Staging

Today’s buyers tend to have high expectations when they go out looking at homes. That is why I advise my sellers in advance on staging, repairs, marketing, what to expect, etc. This story highlights the process and results.

My Mother’s Homemade Gravy Recipe for the Holidays

Enjoy My Mother’s Homemade Gravy Recipe to Complement Your Holiday Feast

Outdoors Orange County

Community Pool at Pavilion Park Irvine

We are so lucky to live in Orange County where we can enjoy the outdoors at almost any time. Take a trip to the beach, or visit the Cleveland National Forest, or simply walk to a local park with a friend. Go outside and play!

Dream Home Magic

big dream home

I love this story of a real-life Dream Home. It is the magic that happens when a buyer falls in love with a property and the house returns that love, making for a very happy true-life ending.

His Words Speak for Themselves

Today I learned a couple things: number one, we lost a beautiful American icon, Lawrence “Yogi” Berra, and two, he was nicknamed Yogi because a buddy said he resembled a Hindu yogi. Yogi was a multi-faceted individual and wore many hats (and they all…

What Makes a House a Home

Home Staging

The home I grew up in was humble, small and dated. But the experiences I shared there with friends and family are forefront in my mind to this day; the memories are a rich tapestry that still envelope me and warm me and comfort…

Celebrate Independence Day – Freedom

“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.” ~Dwight D. Eisenhower “We hold these truths…