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Feb 172020

Federal Interest Rate Forecast for 2020

COULD 2020 BE THE YEAR OF INTEREST RATE STABILITY? After a year of declining interest rates, experts are calling 2020 the year of stability. Why? Because right now, we’re experiencing fewer economic risks and low inflation. That combo gives the ...

May 292019

Are “Pocket Listings” Effective When Selling Homes in Montecito?

PRIVATE LISTINGS ARE NOT FOR EVERY SELLER So-called “pocket listings” have been a longtime staple among New York City and other high-end real estate market sellers looking to quietly sell a high-priced luxury residential property. Today, this ki...

Aug 102018

6 Things Homesellers Should Avoid

Here are Important Things for Homesellers to Steer Clear of  It’s a seller’s market but for homesellers, that doesn’t mean anything goes. You still need to take the time to prepare and market your house. Before you begin your house selling jo...

Apr 162018

How to Work with A Realtor® To Find Your Dream Home

8 tips to keep in mind when shopping for your dream home Are you looking for a real estate agent to help you find your dream home? Realtors® like me pride ourselves on finding the perfect home sweet home for our clients. Take this Mid-century Moder...

Mar 62018

What You Really Need to Know to Find A Real Estate Agent

Close friends and relatives should generally be avoided I've written several blogs about how to find a real estate agent, including How to Hire a Competent Realtor: Consider Their Use of Technology. I know being a real estate agent involves more tha...

Jan 182018

How to Hire a Competent Realtor: Consider Their Use of Technology

Do you know how to hire a competent Realtor? If you are currently selling your property or planning on listing it, your first step is to hire a competent Realtor. Consider their use of technology. Your search for a qualified professional should inc...

Oct 122017

Cristal Clarke: The Expert in the Montecito Real Estate Market!

By guest blogger, Susan Hartzler There's a reason why the October 2017 issue of Mansion Global turned to Cristal Clarke for comments on the Montecito real estate market. Cristal also made the October 8, 2017, issue of The Real Deal: New York Real...

Sep 12016

Hiring a Realtor®? Consider Their Knowledge

If you are currently selling your property or planning on listing it, you need to consider hiring a Realtor®. Your quest for a qualified professional should include making sure he or she knows what's going on in the market and keeps informed on the ...

Aug 112016

Top Real Estate Agents in America

I am honored to be listed in  Executive Agent Magazine as one of the top real estate professionals in Southern California. The magazine compiled the most comprehensive list of the Nation's Top Real Estate Agents as ranked by their total yearly real ...

Jun 92016

The Key To Business Success: Love What You Do

I know the key to business success because I live it every day. I love what I do: work in luxury real estate and appreciate my discerning clients, especially when they write a testimonial like this one from a buyer I recently represented: "Cristal...

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