Leigh's Tips: Hurricane Florence - How to Be Prepared NOW and AFTERWARDS

September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence is upon us. The NC and SC coast are currently either getting hammered or about to get hammered. I want you to understand that yes, the storm is HUGE… but I need you to also comprehend what we will be dealing with now and in the aftermath of this storm.

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Leigh's Tips: Hurricane Florence - How to Be Prepared NOW and AFTERWARDS

September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence is upon us. The NC and SC coast are currently either getting hammered or about to get hammered. I want you to understand that yes, the storm is HUGE… but I need you to also comprehend what we will be dealing with now and in the aftermath of this storm.

Disconnecting to Reconnect (15 Lessons From Being Off the Grid)

July 30, 2018

We went off the grid to an amazing ranch in the Colorado Rockies. No internet, no cell phone coverage, no television. For some of y’all, you just tensed up at the very idea of being for any amount of time much less a solid week. Not gonna lie, my DH was stressed over the idea. ("Will we be safe if we are without cell phones?" "Yes, honey, folks have managed this for centuries.")

New Home Construction - Video #1: Initial Phase

June 6, 2018

So you have decided to build a home. Great! Now how in the heck do you go about it? You see, constructing a home is much more than just finding a model home you like and signing the dotted line...

New Home Construction - Video #2: The Steps in the Home Building Process

June 6, 2018

Once you have decided that you want to build a home from scratch, there are many key steps that will take place that you need to be aware of. Your REALTOR° will work with you step by step, but if...

New Home Construction - Video #3: Completing the Process

June 6, 2018

So the drywall is up, the paint is fresh, and your skeleton home now looks like the home you have dreamed of for many months. What can you expect when moving into your new home? What do you need to...

So you want to be a REALTOR®?

March 14, 2018

If real estate is so easy, why are lovely Realtors® like myself necessary to make the world go round? Let’s get one thing straight, being a Realtor® is much more than most people paint it up to be. It is...

Good Luck Charms? Who Needs Them?

March 11, 2018

Other good luck charms include: 4. Four Leaf Clover – Due to their rarity, they’re thought to be the ultimate sign of good luck. The four leaves allegedly represent: fame, health, wealth, and love. You only get one, what do you...

How to Properly Address an Envelope... Just In Case You Just Are Not Sure!

February 20, 2018

Welcome back, folks! It’s time for another Leigh Brown PSA. This is Part 3 of our series, "Things That Millennials Should Know How to Do But Probably Don’t" and today’s ...

The 4 P's of Real Estate Marketing

February 20, 2018

This ain’t a kitchen. This is our conference room, designed around the queen of Pinterest before there was the internet, Mrs. Betty Feezor. Selling your home in North Carolina can be a stressful experience. In order for your most important asset ...

How to Select a Realtor - Listen Up, Millennials (or Anyone Else That Needs Guidance!)

February 12, 2018

The first and foremost thing for Millennials (or anyone looking for a Realtor) is to pick one that you like. As much as they are interviewing you as a client, you are also interviewing them. You have every right (and...

The Heart of Real Estate

February 5, 2018

The heart of the home has always been the kitchen. (I’m sure there is some cave art over in France that shows this from the earliest days of human recordings!) You have a party, people wind up in the kitchen...

Honey Can Be Used in All Sort of Ways, Both Edible and Non-Edible

February 1, 2018

Additional ways HONEY can be used include:

Check Writing 101 (Listen up, Millennials!)

January 23, 2018

Are you someone who has figured out that renting in the Charlotte market right now is much more expensive than buying? If you are thinking about pulling the trigger and buying a house in 2018 there is one thing you need...

#ReplaceYoSelf

December 31, 2017

#ReplaceYoself 2017 has been quite a year, for perspective if nothing else. I ran into an old friend at my daughter’s choir concert at Christmas. She and I used to sing together in the Charlotte Symphony chorus. She asked me when I...