Housing Inventory, Prices and “The Deal”

We know everyone like a "deal". The deal is something you want and end up buying at a huge discount to what other similar products are priced. In this case, we're talking about houses. It goes without saying (but I'll say it anyway) that sellers want the absolutely most money … [Read more...]

Your Realtor And The School District

Most people, when beginning the search for their new home, always seem to have two things at the top of their list: safe neighborhoods and good schools. I say most people because there are a few, people who don't have kids or have grown children who don't care about the school … [Read more...]

The Realtor Niche

A niche, as defined by Mirriam-Webster is, among other things "a specialized market". You've probably seen this with Realtors in one way or another. There is the waterfront specialist, the center city condo specialist, relocation specialists, Realtors that specialize in horse … [Read more...]

Making A Living In Real Estate

Making a living in real estate is really not as easy as it looks. I am reminded of this all the time with each new transaction and each new set of clients. It really came home to me while I was having a conversation with a friend about real estate. It turns out that in my 18 … [Read more...]

Buying Your House Back

So. You've decided to sell your house and you hired a Realtor to help you out. Everything is going along swimmingly. The marketing is out there on the Internet. Postcards. The yard sign. Everything. Then, one day the magic happens. You get an offer for your house from … [Read more...]