You have just spent the entire
day looking at homes in town, and now they have all become a giant blur.
Which house had the great dark room? Was it the same one with the small kitchen?
You saw so much that you can't remember anything! Realtors have developed little
tricks to help them remember the thousands of properties they see.
Carry a notebook with you when you are
house-hunting, and give each house its own page. At the top of the page, note
the address and price. Write down the exterior construction, style and color, as
well as the color of the living room carpet and walls and any other major
feature that will jog your memory later. You can nickname the houses--"the
white cat house" or "copper pots house"--anything to help you
retain a mental picture of the property. This will enable you to recap the day
and give your Realtor important feedback that can speed up your search for the