I Saw the Sign and It Opened Up My Eyes

Posted by Julie Baker // January 8, 2018

I was listening to the song “I Saw the Sign” by Ace of Base the other day. As a Redeveloper, every time I hear it now, I think of those signs you see on the side of the road that say, “WE BUY HOUSES“. You’ve seen them. Ever wonder about those signs? Seemingly shady, maybe […]

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Protect Your Plumbing When Your Furnace Quits

Posted by Julie Baker // January 4, 2018

Pretty & Volatile

When you home furnace fails, it is not only important to stay warm, but to keep your plumbing from freezing. It’s a must to prevent disaster!

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Making the right first impression

Posted by Julie Baker // November 20, 2017

Making the right first impression must happen in the first few seconds. Others will measure you up and make judgments when you meet for the first time. In these first few seconds, they will form an impression about you based upon… your appearance (image, look, presence, characteristics, attire), your body language (mannerisms, behaviors, gestures, quirks), […]

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Let your retirement funds start working FOR YOU…

Posted by Julie Baker // November 14, 2017

We all have dreams of travel and relaxation in our retirement.   CNBC suggests that the rate of saving for retirement has slowed significantly, mostly pertaining to millennials. The younger the generation, the lesser the savings. Although there are still ‘super-savers’ keeping the means high, the median rate is almost terrifying:         […]

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Basic Steps BEFORE House Shopping

Posted by Julie Baker // February 26, 2017

Are ready to take some basic steps BEFORE house shopping? Buying a house is not only a major decision, but a major life change and a major investment. Likely one of the largest investments you will make in your lifetime. So I encourage you to do your due diligence prior to stepping out into the market place. […]

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Ready … Set … Goals!

Posted by Julie Baker // February 9, 2017

Ready … Set … GOALS! Let’s jumpstart your goal setting and create a vision for the life you want. There are many steps to take in reaching the life you want, so let’s start with baby steps. You must first know that setting goals is a writing process. Just having ‘goals’ in your head will not help […]

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Options for Executor of an Estate

Posted by Julie Baker // October 9, 2016

Have you been named the Executor of an Estate?  Or have you been named in a Will as the new owner of the deceased’s real estate? What is an Executor of an Estate to do when it comes to the sale of the deceased’s property or assets? Well, most of that response will have to be answered by […]

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To Stage or Not to Stage

Posted by Julie Baker // November 3, 2014

All the world is a stage … we are merely players! To stage or not to stage, that is the question. We’ve all heard the expression “It takes money to make money.” Well, when it comes to selling your home, your plan should be to make the biggest impact with as little investment as possible. […]

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Sell House Fast…

Posted by Julie Baker // September 27, 2014

So you want to sell house fast … and prefer all CASH SALE? How does it work and why do people do it. And who are those people who post those “We Buy Houses” signs all over the neighborhood?   Well, we are people who understand that sometimes there are circumstances beyond our control that force us to […]

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Toxic Mold & You

Posted by Julie Baker // September 2, 2014

Have you heard all the stories on toxic mold? It seems there is a regular issue with mold and mildew in many of the distressed homes we enter throughout Upstate New York’s Capital Region. I often leave house hunting with a headache due to the mold issues that are more severe! Whey do we let […]

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