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Confused about short sales? You are not alone. Navigating your way through a short sale can be frustrating to say the least. This is why it is imperative to have a professional real estate agent and team who know the “ins and outs”. Every short sale possesses 2 attributes: 1.    I’m sure by now ...
03/18/2012
Still not convinced hiring a real estate agent who truly knows the market is extremely significant? NAR announced that one out of every three contracts to purchase a home never made it to a closing table. Here is a graph showing previous rates of cancellations which have more than quadrupled in t...
03/03/2012
The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act established in 2007 may soon be the mere act of Houdini. As it stands now it is set to expire in 10 months. The purpose of this Act was to provide the opportunity for homeowners who received principal reductions on the mortgage as a direct result of a sho...
03/01/2012
I contacted an expired listing the other day and was amused to be asked, "where were you when my house was on the market?  Why didn't you sell it then?"  I responded, "in order to sell a house once, you need to sell it twice." Crickets on the other end of the phone prompted me to ask if I may exp...
02/25/2012
GIVING AWAY THE FARM? Well almost, because for only $353,000, this seller is offering 8+ beautiful, fenced & cross-fenced acres. The 3,094 SF home offers a 3 bedroom/3 bath split plan. This spacious home is only 6 yrs old and includes a pool with waterfall, 8 stall barn with tack & feed rooms, fa...
10/17/2011
I am bit amazed, although I don't know why, that this is a problem across the country.  Any ideas on how we can call the offenders on their behavior and perhaps shame them in to better conduct or out of the profession?1. THEY DO NOT ANSWER THE PHONE OR RETURN CALLS 2. They call to show a property...
04/30/2011
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