While I was measuring a home in River Oaks built in 1927, the Seller told me one day a lady rang her doorbell and explained her 90 year old gramma was married in this house, and wanted to know would it be OK for her to come visit ... she wanted to see it again. The [...]
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I’m Judith — the inventor, owner and operator of SMARTePLANS – the premier online system for marketing luxury homes featuring our patented pictographic floor plan pictorials. There’s a lot that goes into marketing a high end multi-million dollar luxury property …… so come along with me and peek over my shoulder as we work.
One of the fun things about SMARTePLANS is the totally unique properties I get to work on. This was the first time I saw a residential swimming pool with an island in it. And not just a small island ... this one has several very large trees growing out of it! .... as well as [...]
Recently I was on a large property just off Memorial Drive getting my measurements for this home soon to be going onto MLS --- and as soon as I got out of my car, a peacock started screaming at me. They have a distinctly loud and alarming type call. Later, when speaking with the owner [...]
The Kitchen in this luxury home is GORGEOUS! -- all of it hand-carved and created onsite by master craftsman. And the owner says to me ..."be careful not to step on my Kitchen Mouse". Kitchen Mouse? Okay .... if you're me .... that is generally NOT something you want to hear. And she continued, "there [...]
The end-of-the year figures are in and $ 63.8 million dollars worth of property was sold using SMARTePLANs in 2017, our highest year ever. And strange, too .. while the listing season was cut short with the destruction Hurricane Harvey brought in August ... it put the selling season into overdrive. Luxury homes (truly) flew [...]