As a professional Realtor, working largely by referral and supported by a team of professionals, I'll put 20 years of experience to work for you and your family.

As an artist with considerable skill in marketing and sales promotion, I'll create compelling visuals that capture the essence of a residential property and support your efforts to buy or sell.

As your neighbor, a homeowner in this stunning region of the country, I can help you settle in, maintain and improve your home, keep up with the market, and enjoy the Hudson Valley and Westchester County to its fullest.

The Allure of an Antique Home

Westchester is a county rich with history. Perhaps no where do we see this more than in our homes. From Dutch estates built in the 1600’s to the pre-revolutionary 17 century colonials and painted Victorians of the 1800’s right on through to craftsman bungalows, every era has been marked by a style of house. […]

Real Estate Marketing

This ramble/discourse was prompted by a mailing that I received today. Quite glossy and pretty, what caught my attention was the headline. (Like most of you, I discard almost everything sent to me, unread or barely perused – not true, I hope, of my clients who regularly receive information relating to real estate that is […]

Beware the Snake Oil Salesman (or Woman)

Last week I received an email from a homeowner who, after several preliminary meetings with me, chose another sales agent, then another and another. Her property was listed with three different agents and failed to sell. In the email from her, I was asked, “How strongly do you feel you can sell my house on […]

Credit Scores: Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries

A hard inquiry is made on your credit report whenever a business checks your credit report because you made an application for a credit card, loan, or other service, i.e. insurance. A soft inquiry is made whenever you check your credit report, a business checks your credit report for promotional purposes, or a business with […]

Repurposing – Turning Today’s Trash into Tomorrow’s Dwellings

Hopefully, we’ve all become very familiar with recycling. Repurposing is a bit less drastic way of recycling, re-using old things in altogether new things and often in creative ways. Actually we’ve been doing that for longer than “recycling” ― an old vase becomes a lamp; an antique iron turns into a book end. But repurposing […]