The other day I needed to "dis-engage" from a seller who seemed hell bent on not selling his house.
To be fair, I took the listing complete with a listing agreement and all the disclosures. There were red flags I should have noticed but ignored.
You see, like lots of real estate agents, I was hoping the seller would come to his senses and … [Read More...]
If you've ever bought or sold a house, you know that picking a Realtor to help you with the process is no piece of cake.
You have any number of articles and blog posts telling you what to look for and how many people you should "interview" before making the decision on who you should work with making the most important financial and lifestyle … [Read More...]
Housing predictions are easy to make. They're a little harder to make accurately.
But, I'll give that no never mind. It's a new year and most of my clients are always asking me to make predictions about the future of the housing market.
When do you think housing prices will peak?
How much do you think housing prices will rise?
Can I sell … [Read More...]
Let's admit it. There are things in our past that we're not too proud to have done...or not done.
There's stuff better left unsaid and, maybe, forgotten. Put away. Deep in the closet where no one will find them and remind us.
For a lot of life, you may be able to to this. If you're involved in a real estate transactions, you can bet the farm … [Read More...]
In one of my recent posts, I wrote about the difference between what you want vs what you'll get when you sell your home. Lots of people sell their home with an eye toward netting out a certain amount of cash so they can use it for any number of good (and not so good) reasons.
What ends up happening is that they'll hold out for that last $5,000 … [Read More...]