Let's start with a basic short sale definition before we forge ahead. A short sale occurs when a home owner has encountered unavoidable financial problems, through no fault of their own, and want to ...
A new year is here and with it a new market. The rules however, remain the same. If you're buying a home (especially your first home) get a buyer's agent. Make sure you are paying the buyer's agent n ...
As we head toward the close of another successful year I'd like to reflect back on the challenges Mike and I faced. The number one problem has been, as it is every year, the number of people who cont ...
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I hate when good people get stuck with bad listings of their homes. Unfortunately the fault is entirely the homeowners. How do most homeowners decide who to list with? They call the biggest company o ...
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Thursday, February 11, 2016
Your front yard is the red carpet inviting buyers into the beauty that is your home. If it's rugged, messy and unkempt, buyers will take one look and then keep…
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
A few years back, "the Starbucks effect" became a legitimate term to explain the higher real estate values associated with living close to the coffee house. But being within easy…
Thursday, February 04, 2016
In today's market, you usually need up to 10 percent of a home's purchase price for a down payment. This means a $250,000 home could require $25,000 down plus closing…
Thursday, February 04, 2016
As most people know, the real estate market shifts between a buyers' or sellers' market, depending on supply and demand. However, regardless of which market we're currently in, buyer etiquette…
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The only thing worse than not being able to buy a home when you want to is owning a home and not being able to do anything but sit inside…