All Posts by Sylvia

How Important is Showing Feedback and How Do You Get It?

Showing Feedback

I have found showing feedback to be essential and extremely helpful in the sale of my listings. Feedback provides insight into issues or factors that I might have overlooked or not considered important enough to affect pricing. Obtaining good feedback from showing agents takes some preparation and follow through though. Here’s what I do. First, […]

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Posted by Sylvia
6 years ago

Trends in Appliance Colors – Is Stainless Out?

stainless steel appliances

  Our dishwasher needs replacing. It is old and worn out and as I am choosing appliances, it seems stainless steel is still the color of choice. What is the next big color in appliances? … I wonder? I Googled this and came up with a few answers, but nothing that seems to dominate the […]

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Posted by Sylvia
6 years ago

Austin Xeriscaping – Someday Mandatory like El Paso?

Austin Xeriscaping

Steve and I took a GRI class last week in pursuit of more knowledge about current real estate trends and practices. I always find these educational courses to be informative and helpful. My biggest “take away” from this class was when one of my fellow classmates, who drove over 900 miles from El Paso for […]

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Posted by Sylvia
6 years ago

Volunteering in Austin

Sylvia Crossland - Westbank Comunity Library Volunteering

For the last six months I have made an effort to find ways to help my community by giving back my time. This is particularly helpful to me especially when I start hearing those violin sounds in my head “…Poor me……poor me….nobody is helping me clean, cook or take care of my house…everyone in my […]

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Posted by Sylvia
8 years ago

The Best time to Plant a Tree in Austin

tree in austin

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. ~Chinese Proverb I ran across this quote on Facebook about a week ago and it struck me how true this is! Especially now, in the cold of winter in Texas, it is time to plant your trees. All […]

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Posted by Sylvia
8 years ago
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