Rhonda Bever Blog

When dreaming of a first home the options are endless. From a backyard oasis with a patio and swimming pool, to a gourmet kitchen with the most up-to-date appliances, plenty of space to entertain friends or a gorgeous master bedroom suite, no first time home buyers wish list is the same. However, in reality, it is not always possible to find a first home with everything, so buyers must decide in advance what items are “must-haves” and “nice-to-haves” on a first home wish list. To help first... read more

The Importance of the CCIM Designation

Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 21, 2017 in  uncategorized
It’s often said that it’s not what you know but who you know. But as any successful commercial real estate professional will tell you, it’s not enough to just know the right people or to just have the industry knowledge. And at the CCIM Institute, we know that it’s not just “who” or “what.” Coldwell Banker Commercial realizes the same thing, which is why the organization has more CCIM members than of any brokerage worldwide. With an emphasis on practical applicatio... read more

7 Things That Drive Real Estate Agents Crazy When Showing A Home

Posted by Rebekah Holten on December 18, 2017 in  Agents  Buyers  Real Estate
1. CATS & DOGSTo many agents, pets are a big pet peeves when showing a home.  Whether it’s a cat that follows your steps for the entire walkthrough, an escape artist dog that simply sees you as a window of opportunity, a distinct pet smell or droppings throughout the backyard, pets are a nuisance during a home showing and there is no two ways about it.2. HIDDEN LOCKBOXESWhile we’re sure the home owners appreciate your extra “security precautions” there is nothing more frustrating th... read more

Holiday Movies

What's Live Streaming for Christmas
Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 18, 2017 in  uncategorized

There's no better way to spend your holidays off by cozying up on a couch and watching Christmas movies, and your streaming services have you covered this year. We searched through Amazon, HBO Go, Hulu and Netflix to find the best holiday movies you can stream right now. CHECK THEM OUT HERE.  Thanks Ben Flanagan bflanagan@al.com for compiling this site!

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Holiday Shopping: Online vs. In Store

Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 14, 2017 in  uncategorized
By all estimates, the back-to-school season will have pulled in more than $75 billion dollars. It is second only to holiday shopping in the highest grossing retail season. With more consumers shopping via mobile than ever before, where can retailers expect to see the highest sales this holiday; online or in store retail? Mobile Will Factor Big this Holiday Shopping Season For retailers, the best of both worlds is seeing high sales figures coming from online retail as well as their brick-and-mortar stores. A r... read more