Category: Real Estate Education

Buyers, Remember to Breathe

To all first-time homebuyers, whatever you’re feeling after escrow closes, it’s ok.   Cheers, Carin Arrigo / TopBroker Network Real Estate /  714.290.2192

In a Seller’s Senior Shoes

There are many times in this business I am the fortunate one.  One can learn a lot more from a client than any formative real estate class. Want to learn more about Alzheimer’s? Work with clients who must cope with their parents who live…

The Philosophy of an Uncommon Agent

Ah, real estate. Us agents are making the big bucks, right? What’s in selling a home anyway? Put a sign up, mail a few hundred postcards, fill the calendar with multiple open houses, get fellow brokers and agents to come view the home..easy, peasy. With…

Dementia, Seniors and Selling a House: Where to Begin?

Begin where it matters: your parents needs.  Having dealt with the difficult decision of whether or not to move my dad-in-law from his home, aside from the question of when, eventually the decision was based on what was best for dad more than any…

Buying a House: Just Like Getting Married, It’s All In The Prep

Here’s the skinny on buying a house in today’s market. It’s not neurosurgery though to purchase a home right now takes a lot of preparation. Kind of like a finding the right partner for a successful marriage. Stay with me. There are 3 stages…

Transforming Family Thru Real Estate

La familia, real estate and a trust: what to do, what to do? There’s ample reason for taking time in making big decisions after a loved one dies. Upon the death of Mom a year and a half ago, first thoughts of what to…

Role of Trustee: Selling a House

Part two in a series regarding death, assets and trusts, from a professional and personal experience point of view. Mom’s desire upon her death for my brother and me? Co-executors. We work together in tandem, honoring her, her trust, what she would have wanted….