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So you want someone to break down the process for you, huh?From the first time we text/talk/meet or, if we already know each other, from the first time we start the conversation about the buying process to closing time.I've got you covered!1. Initial ConversationThe first time we talk about you s...
  Working With Alline For Sale By Owner Cut Rate Agents Time To Sell:  Lower average days on market. In Pierce County, the average days on market is right around 7 days. This is affected by your pricing strategy Studies show selling yourself adds on average 20+ days to the time to sell the house...
The recent onset of unpredictable events has set lots of folks back with their goals to buy a home. Unforeseen job losses, expenses, and a general focus shift from planning to surviving has contributed to this.I hope you haven’t found yourself in that boat. If you have, and had plans to buy a hom...
From start to finish, here is a list of out of pocket costs for buying a home:(with real life examples from my past transactions.) 1. EM - Earnest Money. Usually about 1% of the purchase price; in this market even more. It is submitted in the form of a check or wire by the buyer of a home, no lat...
Let's help Sarah receive 103 birthday cards from all over the country! She is located in Georgia, and her birthday is this upcoming Saturday. Read below for more information and for the address :) I have a friend's grandmother who is turning 103 this next Saturday.  Her goal is for her to get at ...
Every time I am asked about how I got into real estate, I find it hard to keep the story short. One thing I do like to include is the fact that I was fired from an internship.  Yup, that's right, I was fired after only 2 weeks of working there. This usually surprises people, and it's fun to see t...

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