Sold at Full Price

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If you’re a homeowner and employ a Realtor to sell your home, you’re going to pay a commission.  Getting the best price is never about the commission.  It’s always about how the listing agent markets the house.  This seller had to wait over 7 months with no sale.  How much did that cost?  More than a commission difference I’ll bet.  Sold at full price doesn’t happen if the marketing is not right.

Real Estate is Changing

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Real estate is changing.  It’s been happening for a while but most people haven’t noticed it.  We are in the very early stages of a transition and that’s good. The housing market is cyclical.  There are times when prices go up and times when prices go down.  The long term trajectory is always up but… Read more »

Qualifying Buyers for Homeowners

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Qualifying buyers for homeowners is serious business.  I have no patience for wailing agents who call me for help in such situations  This is because I feel that not doing a thorough and adequate job on qualifying is  irresponsible and unprofessional.