Entries by Tammy Craig

Seller Saga Part 2-The Pause

Fruit & Wine Real Estate Tammy Craig This post continues the lessons of a Professional Realtor now in the position of being a seller.  It is a position every Realtor needs to experience to add the their tool box.  The lesson of the moment?  The pause once the decision is made.  I know it takes […]

Seller Saga Part 1-The decision

Fruit & Wine Real Estate As an agent, I know what turns buyers away and what gives the green light to buy.  Until, of course, I planned the sale of our personal home.  I quickly become emotional asbestos (leave me alone and all is well, start moving me and little deadly pieces fly everywhere). As […]

Palisade’s Boutique Office, Fruit & Wine Real Estate, and Real Estate Trends

Boutique Offices and National Trends Owning a small Real Estate firm is challenging.  We fight the larger is better battle.  I usually put my head down and do the work, and sometimes I wonder if I am kidding myself.  That is until recently. I attended the National Association of Realtors Managing Broker’s conference held in […]

Zillow? Or not to Zillow?

Zillow?  The issue with Syndication When I bought my first home, my realtor was the key to available properties.  Her book, and I mean an actual book, was issued every month and it held “the information”.  No acceptations.  The Realtor picked several homes and you went to see what the Realtor picked.  You got copies […]

Fruit and Wine Country and the Market Anaylsis

Why you need a CMA from a real estate professional Each area demographic is different. Palisade, Colorado is no exception. What is a CMA exactly? Real Estate professionals pull together a report with active listings, under contract listings, and sold listings, usually based over the course of 6 months. In the Palisade area it may […]

Why does my Realtor make so much money?

Managing Broker/Owner Tammy Craig Admit it, this thought runs through your mind sometimes.  “What do Realtors do?”  I was one of them before entering the real estate profession.  Like most jobs it is eye opening once you actually do the job.  The Realtor pay supports the Realtor, but also the many businesses that support the real estate […]

Remodel or Move?

 Tammy Craig Broker/Owner Fruit and Wine Real Estate, Palisade CO 81526 To Remodel and Stay Put, or Not to Remodel and Move? The answer is as unique as the home owner. Are you already the nicest home in your area? If so you may want to put the home on the market and move if you […]

2014 Palisade Realtor Report

Let it be known. Small offices sell lot’s of property. While large offices promote their selling expertise as a group of multiple agents, small offices working as Independent Brokers sell more. If you compare our agents individually with individual agents from any office working in the Palisade area it becomes clear. Fruit & Wine Real […]