I’m amazed at the amount of interesting & valuable information available online, as well as from the many people I work with; my buyers, sellers, and colleagues.  Whenever something catches my attention, or helps me to improve something in my life, I want to share it with you.

I hope my RE:STATED blog posts give you the same enjoyment as when I wrote them, and please feel free to share with someone you think will like them too!

All the Best,








Appraisals Explained

Appraisals are one of the most confusing aspects of buying or selling real estate for the consumer. When a buyer and seller agree on a sales price, it can be frustrating to hear that the appraisal came in with a value too low. It’s not enough for the principals to...

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Maximizing Your Home Value

Are you ready to list your home for sale? One of the first questions you might have is, “how can I maximize my home value?” Every seller wants to get the best possible price for their home; fortunately there are ways to make sure your potential buyers see the true...

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The #1 Feature Today’s Home Buyers Want

Home sellers and listing agents across the country spend a great deal of time and energy trying to determine what home buyers want. They pour over magazines and read blogs to learn what is the #1 feature they can add or enhance to ensure home buyers find their home...

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The end of the year is traditionally the time when people set goals for the upcoming year. Unfortunately, many struggle to achieve those goals and even find it hard to keep the focus longer than a few weeks into the New Year. To help succeed at reaching the objectives...

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Special Guest Contributor – Dr. Andy, ConnectedHealth: Not only is it Kennywood time, but it's also kidney stone season. The reason for this is because during the summer, we tend to allow ourselves to dehydrate a bit. This sets the stage for the formation of calcium...

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North Hills Magazine Feature Article – May 2017

It is an honor to be featured on the cover of the May 2017 issue of North Hills Magazine honoring women in business in the Pittsburgh area. Making a career change over nine years ago was one of the best life decisions. I love what I do and am so blessed to be able to...

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Tax Relief for PA Homeowners

February begins the onset of tax season.  Recently I learned that many Pennsylvania homeowners do not take advantage of one of the tax benefits of owning a home. Enacted into law in 2006, the Taxpayer Relief Act with the purpose of lowering the amount of taxes paid by...

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