What Does It Mean When It says “Pre-Foreclosure” on Zillow?

By: Seth Lejeune It’s inevitable. I get the random text from a client or acquaintance with an address and something that read, “Whoa… is this for real?” or “Why hasn’t this shown up in my MLS portal?” I then hop on my trusty MLS to find no such address for sale. Hmmmm…. AHA! It mustContinue reading “What Does It Mean When It says “Pre-Foreclosure” on Zillow?”

“What Does “10x” Mean?”

By: Seth Lejeune If you follow me on social media, you will often see me comment “10x”. Many have asked me what I mean. Talking about parenting wins? 10x! Talking about business success? 10x! People are crushing their personal goals? 10x! People are hitting the gym? 10x! What the hell am I talking about? GladContinue reading ““What Does “10x” Mean?””

“HELP! How in the World Do I Stay Productive Right Now?”

  By: Seth Lejeune It’s a very common complaint right now and if the picture above looks like your new daily work schedule, then keep reading. Like me, if you’re confined to your home office, homeschooling, landscaping, cooking, cleaning all in any given day, then you need these tips even more.  Many of our livesContinue reading ““HELP! How in the World Do I Stay Productive Right Now?””

“Will COVID-19 Permanently Change Cities?”

It was a question that came from one of my #asksethanything sessions on Facebook and it made me pause. Even in these times, I am able to handle most questions pretty easily since this is a temporary (hopefully) situation, but this question has larger implications and requires some imagination. Could COVID-19 fundamentally change how andContinue reading ““Will COVID-19 Permanently Change Cities?””

“Is Mortgage Forbearance a Good Idea?”

In this time of COVID-19, our society is temporarily in uncharted waters. With a shutdown of most business and commerce, this means income in some cases have been paused as well. Inevitably this begs the question of whether people will have the cash reserves to service their debts and cover their living expenses in theContinue reading ““Is Mortgage Forbearance a Good Idea?””

“How Do I Adjust to My New Normal?”

People all over the country are going through this COVID pandemic in their own way. Some areas are deeply affected while others are questioning whether all this is real at all. I went through a rather rigorous thought process. I deliberated the pros and cons of certain real estate topics. What could I write thisContinue reading ““How Do I Adjust to My New Normal?””

“Why Did You Leave Berkshire Hathaway for RE/MAX?”

Hello All! 2019 was a crazy year with my business continuing to grow, moving my family, acquiring (and rehabbing) & selling a home. In all the hustle and bustle, I also decided to change brokerages and buy into a RE/MAX franchise!  Naturally, this is my most asked question by far right now. Why did IContinue reading ““Why Did You Leave Berkshire Hathaway for RE/MAX?””

FAQ – Ask Seth Anything Edition

Words cannot describe my gratitude for the many contributions to this article. I truly enjoy answering dozens of your questions on a monthly basis but there are some that are fan favorites and I get regularly. I thought it’d be fun to compile some of them here. Here goes…. Q: What is one misconception youContinue reading “FAQ – Ask Seth Anything Edition”

“Wait…What’s a Hot Water Heater?”

A short (and very true) story: There I was with my new seller. We were touring the home where I look for defects and ask questions. Upon entering the basement storage room where the various components of the home are located (HVAC, electrical, radon system etc.), I immediately asked my seller how old their hotContinue reading ““Wait…What’s a Hot Water Heater?””

“50 Shades of Maple Glen”: Good Marketing or In Poor Taste?

There I was sitting minding my business on a Friday morning when all of a sudden my phone started blowing up. Texts, emails and FB messages were basically telling me that a very special home had hit the market. I checked my FB feed and almost every 5th post (I counted) had to do withContinue reading ““50 Shades of Maple Glen”: Good Marketing or In Poor Taste?”