Area Real Estate

Smoke and Fire

Realtors don’t just drive people around and show houses, or put a house on the Multiple Listing Service for sale and stick a sign in the yard  There’s a lot more involved in my job […]


Realtor’s Tools of the Trade

While showing houses I often find the need to have a well stocked tool box.  I had an appointment to show a house and was given a lock box code for an old style contractors […]

Around Town

Broker Open Tour of Homes August 21, 2019

On Wednesdays South County Lincoln County Brokers hold their new listings open for area brokers. The open houses are grouped by geographical areas giving listing brokers the opportunity to showcase their homes and to have […]


Septic Tank Repair

Septic Tank Repair In the State of Oregon, you cannot sell a house without a functioning septic. If it’s not then it has to be repaired or replaced and disclosed. When a septic tank fails, […]


Selling Furnished Vacation Rentals

Lincoln County is a very diverse area and there are different types properties  for sale on the market. When an owner has a home that has been a vacation rental, they usually want to sell it […]


Job Well Done

I had a very nice surprise when a seller sent me  bouquet of flowers and a beautiful heart felt Thank You card.  Inside the card it said:  Sonja,  Thank you so much for all you […]


Home Inspection – Roof

When home inspectors arrive at a property to inspect,  they usually start with the roof.  Once on the roof the inspector can check the valley’s, flashing around the vent caps and plumbing vents, and how […]


Home Inspections

The purpose of the home inspection is to discover “hidden defects” about the property you may not see or notice while looking at it and deciding to make an offer. Most home inspectors do not […]

Area Real Estate

Realtors Job Activities

It’s been another busy week. Some of the activities are the same but nonetheless needed to be completed. Here’s last week’s  TO DO  and done list. November 6 – 13th 2016   Update seller on delayed […]

Area Real Estate

Above and Beyond

Selling real estate on the Oregon coast requires that you go above and beyond the normal duties of a real estate broker.  That was the case when  outdoor lights didn’t turn on and off properly […]