Cathy Evans


7 Pricing Myths to Stop Believing If You Ever Hope to Sell Your House


Last week I wrote about how Whit Harvey wants his clients to succeed, and that pricing a home is often the sticking point with potential clients when they select their listing agent. Today I was online and came upon an article by Cathie Erikson for about pricing.

Cleaning the 6 Most Neglected Spots in Your Kitchen!


Every January I start to purge and clean, ready to start my new year with a newly cleaned house. So far I’ve taken a box of goodies that I no longer use to Goodwill, passed on some old pewterware to my daughter and have started bagging up old clothes to give away.

When Buying or Selling a Home, Select at Least Three Agents to Interview and Then…


Smart sellers should interview a number of real estate agents in order to find the best fit. Finding someone through referral or reputation is a good start. Experience is key.

So you’ve done your research, selected at least 3 agents to interview – what should you look for next?

Tour de Force: Don’t Make These 10 Huge House-Hunting Mistakes


House hunting is about more than popping into a few open houses and picking the one you like best. In fact, there’s a science to it: A smart search means you’ll save time, money, and your sanity during the rest of your home-buying process.

There are Advantages to Buying or Selling a Home in the Winter


The general school of thought — which often proves to be correct — is that spring is the best time for listing your home. But what if your house came on the market in late summer or early fall and didn’t yet sell?

Featured Listing & Open House: Gorgeous Stone Colonial in Pinehurst


Located in Baltimore County, north of Gittings Avenue and south of Rodgers Forge, Pinehurst is a picturesque neighborhood of beautiful homes and tree-lined sidewalks.

The Perfect Balance of Outside, Inside, and Transition Spaces


Privately located in the Falls Road corridor of Reisterstown, this tidy three-bedroom home strikes the perfect balance between outdoor and indoor living – and everything in between.

Time to Start Prepping for the Fall Market


The Whit Harvey Team is currently working with several sellers who will be putting their homes on the market this Fall. Working with our stager, the decluttering process has begun in one Ruxton home, and painting and kitchen updating has begun in another house in Homeland. Every August we get very excited about introducing new properties to the market, and we work very hard with our sellers throughout the summer to make sure that their homes are absolutely show-ready when it comes time to list.

1750 House Updated for Today’s Lifestyle


Imagine rocking on the front porch while you listen to rain pattering on the raised seam metal roof.

Featured Listing: This Meticulous Ellicott City Home is Move-In Ready


All Foreclosures Are Not Created Equal

“That home is in foreclosure.” You get an immediate mental picture of an overgrown yard, and falling down house or angry owners who are resentful of the foreclosure and trash the property. Sure, this is true of some foreclosures but not all.