Categories for Erika’s Op-Ed

Grassland Real Estate Predictions: 2021

As I sit here and type this, we’ve officially passed 300 days since stay-home orders began for Millions of Americans on March 16, 2020. My family has home-schooled, we’ve remote schooled and now we’re jumping back in to a traditional school setting (if these snow days ever pass). I know ...

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Covid19: Will My House Sell Right Now?

This is the number one question I’m getting from potential Sellers: “Will our house sell right now?” The follow-up question is “How long will it take?” There’s no doubt we’re all living and working in a different environment than we were just a few weeks ago. But the truth is, the ...

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The Costs of Selling By Owner

To be honest, my husband and I wouldn’t be living in our home right now if the previous owner hadn’t listed it For Sale by Owner. We’ve had almost five amazing years in this house and spend the summers lounging on the back deck together. We absolutely LOVE our neighbors and ...

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Grassland Weekly Watch: 1/24/20

So here we are, friends, toward the end of January with the continuing conversation about our competitive Real Estate marketplace. And here in Grassland, there is SO much demand to live here and not much inventory. For example, I have three families I’m working with right now, searching for homes. ...

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Grassland Weekly Watch: 1/14/20

I sit here typing, facing a window that looks over my sunny back yard. It’s a quiet weekday in my house while the kids are in school, and I marvel at the spring-like feeling of the outdoors, yet the look of a bare-tree winter. I watch a hawk nearby gathering ...

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