Vacation Home vs Timeshare

By Julie Lemos | Oct 17, 2021

I just returned from a quick trip to paradise. My husband and I have owned timeshare property for more than 10 years now and for our family, it was the right decision. But this year as I was floating around the lazy river I got to thinking about the benefits of a vacation home vs […]

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What’s Going on in Wethersfield, Autumn edition

By Julie Lemos | Oct 9, 2021

  If you live in Wethersfield, chances are you’re already familiar with our annual Scarecrows Along Main. This year’s scarecrows are SPECTACULAR and will be up throughout the month of October. You can get a little taste here but I would encourage you to get down there and take a stroll. There is so […]

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63 Robbins Dr, Wethersfield

By Julie Lemos | Oct 7, 2021

If you have been a buyer in this market, I know how frustrated you probably are. And if you are not, you’ve probably heard the horror stories of making numerous over asking price offers only to face multiple rejections. I want to take a few minutes to introduce you to an opportunity. This charming colonial […]

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Taking Inventory

By Julie Lemos | Jan 5, 2021

If you’re in the market for a home right now, you’ve likely become familiar with the meaning of “low inventory” in real estate. You’ve probably also become frustrated with it. You are not alone! For those not yet familiar with the concept, low inventory correlates to home availability, or active listings on the market. Putting […]

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By Julie Lemos | Jan 9, 2019

New Year- new blog post. It’s been awhile! I’ve had every intention of writing on one particular topic for several months now and I’m finally getting around to it. It would seem I could benefit from reading some blogs about procrastinating . But enough about me- what I wanted to talk with you (particularly home […]

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Location location location

By Julie Lemos | Dec 21, 2017

It’s true. That age old adage: Location, location, location. We’ve all heard it before- in fact, the use of this phrase can be traced back as far as 1926- but what does it mean? Well, that’s a harder question to answer than you might think. But let’s try to break it down. As I tell […]

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By Julie Lemos | Oct 26, 2017

My days typically begin and end the same way: fielding texts and emails from clients navigating through the minefield (or football field…choose your own analogy) of a real estate transaction. The communications continue to roll in steadily from the time I open my eyes until I close them for a final time at night. With […]

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Multiple offers. Really?

By Julie Lemos | Sep 26, 2017

Yes, REALLY.   Though not as common as they were 10 years ago, multiple offers are far from unheard of in today’s market. And whenever I’m working with a buyer faced with the dreaded “we’ve got multiple offers” the question is always the same: “But do you REALLY think there are multiple offers?” Inevitably, they […]

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Dodging the Tackle

By Julie Lemos | Sep 20, 2017

Navigating through a real estate transaction is often compared to a roller coaster ride. It is filled with ups and downs, twists and turns, thrills and gut-dropping lows. But in the end, provided the roller coaster doesn’t break down, the result is exhilarating.   Seeing as though it’s football season and when I’m not working […]

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