Demand More From Your Agent

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Demand more from your agent.  You are not in my world so you don’t see what I do.  Part of what goes wrong, or not good enough, is because of you too.  Home buyers and homeowners often, in my view, need to demand more from your agent. While I realize that I will probably get push back on this, I can tell you that I won’t from truly top professional…

How Do You Know If You’ve Found The Right House?

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How do you know if you’ve found the right house?  This isn’t a rhetorical question.  It’s also not a simple one either.  Because so many home buyers wonder about this, I thought we should discuss it. Let’s start with it’s normal.  My first time buyers usually ask me about this early on.  I hear this less frequently from trade up buyers.  While they might not voice it directly, it’s still…

How 1st Time Buyers Lose A House

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How 1st time buyers lose a house is a topic that can fill volumes. I see these mistakes so often.  Buying a house is challenging enough these days with so few homes available. The inventory has picked up a bit; 1,425 homes are for sale in the NJMLS today in Bergen County.  While this is better than the 1,070 in January, it’s still not the 3,200 I’d expect at this…