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 Sometimes you have to wait to say 'Aloha'...

After their wedding in Hawaii newlyweds John and Lavern were anxious to say aloha to a new home near the beach in Southern California.  However, a complicated sale in a challenging market put their dreams on hold - for a while.  Click here to find out why Valentine's Day was a red letter day in more ways than one!

Sellers find out the hard way, why time was not on their side....

When a home is put on the market for financial reasons, every penny counts and time is of the essence.  Using a family member who is a part-time real estate agent may have sounded like a good way to save money, but it turned out to be a costly mistake for these Cypress sellers...after languishing on the market for nearly a year as neighborhood prices dropped 14%, their home sale nightmare ended when they were referred to Heather - click here to find out how she sold their home in 14 days!

A cup of joe and an i-pad brought this buyer down to earth to find his perfect home...

It's challenging to preview homes when 60% of your time is spent in the air flying to business meetings.  But connecting with a tech savvy Realtor who knows how to communicate (and where the best cup of java can be found) helped this busy executive keep his feet on the ground when it mattered most.  Click here to find out why it wasn't a grind to find this busy executive his perfect home sweet home.

A little trust goes a long way and saves a bunch of cash...

Sometimes it's hard to see the woods for the trees, or to see the potential of a home when you're looking at bare studs, no walls and a missing ceiling!  But for Brian the REO sale was a means to acquiring a premier home in a top location that might have otherwise been beyond his reach.  Click here to find out how a little faith, a little trust and people working together gave this REO sale a happy ending.

We would recommend you to sell God's property...

To find out who said that to Heather and why click here.

Room to grow...

Newlyweds Chris and Amy Tafel were excited to be purchasing their first home and they spent countless hours checking out listings and neighborhoods before finding a place to call home.  Amy's special touches soon made the house a home to be proud of and a new 'addition' added a new dimension -click here to find out what really made their house a home!

A second home makes life twice as good....

Opportunity knocked when retired Police Commander Bob and his wife Peggy visited their friends in the desert.  They found out that the desert isn't just a great place to visit, but a great place to buy a vacation home, an investment property or a seasonal rental.  Heather helped them buy the perfect condo getaway to unwind, relax with friends and play a little golf click here to find out what desert community they gave a perfect score!

Sometimes an REO is not the only solution...

First-time home buyers can score a great deal even without dealing with an REO property.  First time buyer Aislienn was sure she wanted a fixer-upper until she saw the perfect new condo that Heather took her to see.  Heather was also able to save her $8,000 and provide a free mortgage protection insurance policy.  Click here to find out how.

Desert dreams scuppered for a new lifestyle...

Why would a couple living in their remodeled dream home in the desert, change tacks and look towards the beach instead?  Click here to find out why and how Heather helped landlubbers Janet and Harvey trim their sails and pilot their way to a new horizon and a new home.

We're ready and we know what we want, or maybe not...

Sometimes knowing exactly what you want isn't always a good thing, particularly if what you want isn't available when you want it.  However, keeping an open mind, and exploring options can sometimes lead to a change in plans, and a happy, unforeseen ending.  Click here to find out how first-time home buyers Grant and Esther with a little help from Heather found their 'Home Sweet Home' where they least expected it!

Man's best friend is sometimes his neighbor...

Or in this case, his REALTOR! Lady a beautiful Cocker Spaniel visiting the desert with her owners struck up a friendship with Heather's dog Maggie, and soon the doggie duo had tails and tongues wagging as they engineered a friendship amongst their owners.  They say that every dog has it's day, and so it came to pass that Lady and Maggie were destined to become neighbors.  Click here to read how 'paws'itivly everything turned out.

Think outside the 'house'....

Mark and Lori were convinced they would find their dream home in Rossmoor and they searched and searched and searched.  Eventually their dream home turned up, but not where they expected it.  Trusting Heather they agreed to view the home and it was as they say 'love at first sight'. So where did they find the home of their dreams?  Click here to find out.

How do you say goodbye to a long-time family home without too many tears?...

The answer is by trusting the sale to a recommended advisor - Click here to learn how a new 'do' gave Heather the opportunity to show this Belmont Heights family her 'can do', and 'will do' attitude and how a referral resulted in new clients and just as importantly - new friends.

Change is good, but can be hard to take...

Selling Deborah's home left me with mixed feelings.  I was delighted to help her get enough equity out of her home to move to a house three times larger, but dismayed that my good friend and business associate was moving so far away.  Click here to find out why in the end - change is good.

How to set the stage for a sale when living overseas...

When his job move took him to Portugal, Jay leased his home and his tenant took great care of everything.  But when he decided to stay in Portugal permanently, he was referred to Heather to take care of selling his home.  They met for the first time and only time when Jay returned to Long Beach for the closing and to pack up his belongings.  Click here to find out how Heather set the stage to successfully sell this house even with the seller a continent away!

The agent's agent...

Why did a licensed real estate agent hire Heather to sell her home?  Click here to find out why Dick and Nancy chose Heather as their agent of choice five times over!