Entries by Tristin Westphal

Most Impressive Malls in the World

Thanksgiving in the United States is always the last Thursday in November and while some spend the day dressing the turkey and watching football, others prepare for the retail sporting event which follows: Black Friday. The first mall, as we think of it today, opened in Edina, Minnesota in 1956, but has since spread across […]

5 Best Reasons to Buy a Fajardo Home

As winter approaches in the United States, many begin to think about trading the cold and snowy days for something a little more caliente. For those looking for a winter home that has the laid-back island lifestyle with many of the familiar comforts of home, look no farther than Fajardo, Puerto Rico. From sparkling beaches […]


Think Outside the Search Box

It’s no secret we live in a digital world. According to a  2017 research report published by the National Association of Realtors, 44% of home buyers’ first step in finding a home was to look online, contacting an agent came in distant second place with 17%. As a real estate agent, it’s an exciting time […]

Leveraging the Power of Auctions

Sometimes, when you’re ready to make a change, you’re ready right now. Not next month or next year. Now. If changing up your location is part of the plan, there can be a lot to coordinate. You’ve got to pack up your belongings, find a new home for them (and you!), and say “goodbye” to […]