Rob Ellis, REALTOR®'s Blog

Posted on 05/24/2020
What to Do If a House Seller Rejects Your Offer to Purchase
If a seller rejects your offer to purchase his or her house, there is no need to panic. At this point, there are many things you can do, including: 1. Craft a New Offer to Purchase If at first you don't succeed, try again. Remember, if you find your dream house but your initial offer to purchase is rejected,...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Hints and Tips for First Time Home Buyers
If you're renting a nice house, condo, or apartment, there's a good chance your monthly rent check is almost as much as a mortgage payment. Perhaps you've realized this and have been asking yourself why you're contributing to someone else's nest egg, instead of your own! If that sounds familiar, you may be ready to take the plunge into...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
What to Expect During the Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may prove to be long and complex, particularly for an individual who fails to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to get ready to pursue your dream house, such as: 1. Make a Homebuying Budget A homebuying budget will give you a good idea about how much money you...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Don’t Fall Prey to Budget Busters
Image by Monster Ztudio from Shutterstock It's time to find the perfect place of your own but becoming a property investor has one significant roadblock: a down payment. It’s something that can stop potential home buyers in their tracks. While winning the lottery or inheriting a windfall would be fabulous, you don’t need those luxuries before you can...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Craft a Home Selling Budget
A home selling budget can make a world of difference, particularly for individuals who want to avoid potential problems during the property selling journey. Yet crafting a home selling budget may be difficult. Thankfully, there are lots of things you can do to simplify the process of creating a home selling budget that matches your finances. Now, let's take...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Rejuvenate Your House's Exterior
If you want to sell your home, it generally is a good idea to enhance your residence's exterior. That way, you can improve your house's curb appeal and make your residence an attractive choice to prospective buyers. Furthermore, with a terrific home exterior, you may be able to help your residence stand out to potential buyers and increase the...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Tips to Stay Dry When Moving in the Rain
Image by Matheus Bertelli from Pexels Often, you cannot choose the timing of your move. If the rainy season happens to be in full swing, moisture could become an added challenge to your relocation strategy. Even a drizzle could cause damage to your property but you can avoid issues if you are prepared. Below are tips on how...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Organize Your Garden Shed with Upcycling
Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay If you're like many busy gardeners, your garden shed isn't as organized as it could be. Perhaps you've been telling yourself for quite some time that you're going to get around to giving it an organizational makeover but run short on inspiration whenever you try to brainstorm a game plan....
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Posted on 04/04/2020
Video Tour - 762 Creekside Court, Gilroy, CA 95020
Immaculate, wonderfully maintained like new home! Open floor plan, lots of natural light with soaring ceilings. Crown moulding, gas fireplace in living room. Granite kitchen countertops with island. Ground floor bedroom with full bath including double sinks and travertine tiled shower over bath. Double sinks in upstairs bathrooms with upgraded tiled shower enclosures. Great backyard that feels like an English tea garden! This is an end unit in the back of the subdivision with no neighboring property on 1 side so it feels very open.This is a fantastic property at this price...
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Posted on 04/04/2020
762 Creekside Court, Gilroy, CA 95020 is now new to the market!
Immaculate, wonderfully maintained like new home! Open floor plan, lots of natural light with soaring ceilings. Crown moulding, gas fireplace in living room. Granite kitchen countertops with island. Ground floor bedroom with full bath including double sinks and travertine tiled shower over bath. Double sinks in upstairs bathrooms with upgraded tiled shower enclosures. Great backyard that feels like an English tea garden! This is an end unit in the back of the subdivision with no neighboring property on 1 side so it feels very open.This is a fantastic property at this price...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a House Showing
A home showing often plays a key role in the property selling journey. In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer during a showing, you may receive an offer to purchase your residence shortly after this individual views your home. Of course, there is no guarantee that a house showing will lead to a fast, profitable home selling experience....
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Outdoor Entertaining: Unique Lighting for Your Perfect Outdoor Oasis
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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