Listings Aplenty During Sweden Holiday

Listings Aplenty During Sweden Holiday

  • Victoria Merchant
  • 06/30/22

The new Florida house is moving right along! I’m sincerely excited about this! We’re getting a new HVAC system put in and looking for Airbnb insurance that’s affordable. I contacted a network online, and someone responded with Proper Insurance. I checked it out, and they cover hurricane stuff but it’s $6000 a year, so I think we’ll need to get Proper for the short-term rental liability and a separate insurance policy for wind and hurricane damage.

I’m a big fan of insurance. I like to sleep soundly at night. I’m generally a pretty lucky person but I don’t want to chance it, so insurance is essential. I’d never risk my Airbnb property by not having the right insurance to cover everything that could possibly go wrong. And I’ve heard some Airbnb stories…

Bridger is all signed up for football, and now, after getting all the pads, Sterling wants to do it too. I’m trying to convince him that his time will come. Baseball is officially over, we wrapped up with an end-of-season party, and we all enjoyed ourselves. I’m really proud of Bridger. We actually got him a phone with his very own phone number. We put it off for as long as we thought possible, but he can keep in touch with his friends from camp and baseball now (without asking me for my phone every half-hour).

Well, we are currently headed to Sweden! Very exciting stuff! I’ll be available and working from 6 am to 12 pm mountain time, so if you need me, don’t hesitate to reach out! My phone will be on, too. Of course, just before we leave, I get nice and busy. I’m not mad about it, though. You know I love a challenge!

We’ll be staying near my dad’s house at a beautiful hotel with a nice, big pool during week one; then we’ll be in the countryside for the second week. Hip hip hooray is all I can say. 

Okay, have y’all been to Slick City yet? It took over for Jumpstreet at Colorado Mills. We went with a handful of kids, and every single one got hurt. I took my chances on a few slides and literally had whiplash. I mean, you only live once, so if you like slides, give it a go, but you may end up genuinely feeling your age for 3-17 days afterward. 

Colorado Realtor Activity

I had a great listing appointment for a really stunning, fancy house in Morisson. It’s the second referral I've gotten from my friend, and I’m so hoping it works out. They’re interviewing a couple other agents too. They want a proposal from me, so I’m working on that now, and I’ll let you know how it all goes.

I had another super nice listing in Aspen Park the other day, and that went well, too. I’m hoping to hear back from him soon. He found me on Google, so that’s cool because I put a lot of effort into my online presence, so it’s nice to know it’s paying off. 

I have a property in Eagle Cliff; it’s an off-market listing that’s now under contract. There’s a minor hiccup: The title company needs an ILC (improvement location certificate). It basically tells the title company where exactly the property lines are. It’s not really a big deal, but the survey we have is from the 70s, so we need to get a new one. 

Surveys and ILCs can take forever and cost money but it is a good idea to do them even if they’re a pain in the butt.

And finally, we signed the paperwork for the sale of the Rocky Mountain house (my BFF’s mom’s house), we close on the 6th. All good there. 

We’re still in the process of selling our condo, but it’s all moving forward well after the inspections, so I’m feeling confident. 

Given what’s going on overseas I am going to start donating $500 of every commission to UNICEF to benefit the children and families in Ukraine. It’s not much but it’s really frustrating to feel so helpless, maybe this small effort can do some good. If you’re interested in donating, this is a great place to do it because they only take 4% of donations for their admin costs. 

All right, have a great week, and I’ll talk with you again in seven days!

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