Gerard's Stories

Fireplaces are a highly sought-after feature — one that can really boost the value of a home. So, as an agent, being well-versed on their function today as well as installation details will make you look confident to your clients
Oct 18
Insulation, when installed properly, can significantly cut down energy costs, reduce noise, keep pests out, waterproof structures and minimize air filtration. Educate yourself on all the options so you can help your clients in their decision-making process
Oct 5
At-home pet spas and showers are now a unique (and sought-after) selling point of newer and remodeled properties. Knowing and understanding these trends can help agents stand out to potential clients
Sep 24
Here's what you need to know to suggest stair lifts as an alternative means of traveling safely between a home's floors
Sep 17
The independence that a small residential elevator brings to a homeowner, as well as the value it adds to the price of the house, makes it a worthwhile investment. However, it does come with many requirements, upkeep and expenses
Aug 23
A well-designed, organized and cheerful laundry room or "clothing care center," no matter where it's located in a home, is definitely a fantastic selling point. Here are a few features agents should learn about
Aug 9
If you're a new agent, learning a thing or two about a home's most sought-after features will go a long way in helping you stand out with clients
Jul 31
Opinion
So you've got your real estate license in hand — now what? Of course, finding a place to work and securing those first clients may seem like they should top your list, but there are a few other details newbies shouldn't neglect
Jul 26