Based on the book:

February 16, 2020

It's mid-February and one of the goals for this week is....meal planning.  What has THAT got to do with Masters, you may ask.  Lots.  If you are renting, your guests need space in your refrigerator and pantry.  We take this time to meal plan in order to create space fo...

February 9, 2020

The Masters tournament will be here before you know it.  If you are renting, hope to rent, or just need to get your home perfect for Spring, follow along!

This week, you'll hit your living areas.  Start with your living room. Take the cushions off of the couches and cha...

February 2, 2020

Welcome to February!  You have this month and next to get your home fully ready for the tournament.  This month, you will concentrate on the overall picture, focusing on the "forest" vision of your home.  In March, we will zoom in to the "tree" level.  If you are renti...

January 27, 2020

I am late writing today's column as it was my birthday weekend and what I wanted was a thanksgiving meal with all of my friends.  This was the first year in this house and suddenly I was entertaining a large amount of people, vs. the small gatherings we've had so far....

January 19, 2020

It is mid-January, the beginning of Masters prep time and you don't have a renter. This happens on occasion, and I simply plow through, knowing that a Masters-ready rental will likely find a perfect match, so I move forward with great anticipation.  It is also importan...

January 12, 2020

Hello January home preppers! Hopefully you're caught up on your needs for outside contractors. Now it's time to really review your linens as many larger sellers follow the tradition of January White Sales...discounting sheets and towels.  Remember that your housekeeper...

January 4, 2020

It's January!  Some of you who are reading this blog have a solid Masters contract in hand.  Others are hoping one comes through.  Wherever you are in the program, I encourage you to come along for the house preparation journey, taking you from this week all the way up...

September 1, 2019

School is back in session, the summer is coming to a gradual end and the tournament seems far, far away but it is actually the time to list your home for the longest market exposure you can get.  

Hopefully your yard is in full bloom, your outdoor spaces are looking gre...

April 1, 2019

If you are like me, you are in the thick of wondering WHY on earth you do this rental thing.  (Yes.  Even me.)  This is the hard part...the last few strokes to the end.  But don't lose your game face.  Your house may look at bit "Storm Before the Calm"...with sheets an...

March 26, 2019

Week four of Masters prep has arrived.  This is generally the week where you live in a state of concern...what are you forgetting? (Keep a list on your kitchen counter and free your brain from the fear of forgetting)....Am I going to finish this? (If you've kept up wit...