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Home Buyers – Success or Sabotage?

The best reason for a home buyer to contact a real estate professional is to make sure that mistakes are avoided and that a home buyer does not sabotage his home purchase.  Here are my “Top 8” that I discuss with my buyers prior to the home search. Meet Your Mortgage...

The Housing Market Moving Forward

Many of my clients are calling me because of the confusing information that is being dispelled from the media about our housing market. My colleagues and I are getting concerned about the homeowners who have planted themselves for more than eleven years in their...

10 Reasons . . .

Knowledge. The public thinks that google has all the answers and the aggregators have all the home value algorithms correct.  Wrong.  Evaluating a home’s value, whether for a buyer or a seller, is a tedious task using all kinds of metrics – not just the MLS system....

Questions Buyers Ask: Part II

Questions Buyers Ask (Part 2) According to Realtor.com, there are eight common buyer questions. We will address questions 4 and 5 today. 1. What do you think the seller will accept as a fair price? By checking available metrics, an experience agent will see what homes...

Questions Buyers Ask: Part I

According to Realtor.com, there are eight common buyer questions. We will address THREE of those questions today and the others next month. 1. What home can I afford? Before assisting any buyer, an experience agent makes sure that the buyer has spoken to his bank or a...

Buying Still Beats Renting Hands Down!

Perhaps you have heard the “Rent–vs-Buy” argument far too often. Many who have come to that fork in the buy-rent “yellow-brick road,” develop “analysis paralysis” and continue residing in the ever-increasing, pricey rental market even though the experts still indicate...