Don’t Be Your Home’s Tour Guide

Being your home's tour guide is almost as bad as over pricing your home. I say almost because no matter what you do, if your home is overpriced to the market it's in, it will never sell. However, being a "tour guide" when potential buyers and their buyer's agents visit your home … [Read more...]

Selling Your Home And Living In The Past

If it's been awhile since you've sold a home, I have news for you. ¬†Things are a little different nowadays. For one thing, there is this really cool thing called The Internet. It's amazing. It links people together and it provides massive amounts of information in almost real … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Kill Your Home Sale

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 … [Read more...]

Stigmatized Properties

Stigmatized properties. Sounds pretty bad, huh? In the jargon of real estate a "stigmatized" property is a house where something bad has happened or might otherwise have some sort of quirk or taint that doesn't relate directly to the physical condition of the … [Read more...]

Even Banks Are Hating FHA Mortgages

In my previous post about why home sellers need to shy away from buyers who have an "approval' for an FHA mortgage, I was concerned that home owners would be saddled with tons of unanticipated expenses that could seriously reduce their net proceeds. You see, when an FHA … [Read more...]