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Last week one of my buyers had a question about a home she found on the MLS. Under the public description it read... "Beautiful home in a NO BLOW ZONE." My buyer chuckled and said.. "Where do I sign?" I had never once seen that language in the MLS before and to be perfectly honest, I was quite co...
05/19/2015
 There's a trend in Houston, and I don't like it. More and more situations are being created to squeeze out the buyers agent. It's happening with home builders, inventory homes, existing homes and without question PRE-MLS properties. Home Builders (1st place winner!)A good portion of the home bui...
05/17/2015
As you look for homes on our MLS you will notice a field towards the bottom of the page that looks like this... I have shown thousands of houses to buyers over the last 11 years, and I can firmly state that every single one of them had at least one defect the seller had to of known about. But, wh...
05/15/2015
Listen to the homeowners claim at the 16 second mark. He's also a Realtor. He states "Someone will walk away with this home for $150.00." Then at the 1:11 mark he says, "We're hoping to get market value for the home, we're not just looking to lose money, or just give away a house." I'm wanting th...
05/14/2015
Every so often I run across a situation where a homeowner/Landlord demands to meet a tenant prior to approving or declining an application. The reasoning has never been advisable, understandable or wise in my opinion.If I wanted to lease my primary residence to you I would never want to be accuse...
05/14/2015
The number one question home buyers and sellers seem to always have is what is a home worth? Is it worth what a buyer is willing to pay, or is it only worth what it will appraise for? The internet has so many valuation links that you can't help but wonder if they're all just full of it. Many of t...
05/10/2015
Texas is a non-disclosure state. This means what homes have sold for are not a matter of public record and the sold data is not released to third party websites like Zillow or even Realtor dot com. Only a licensed Realtor and Appraiser who are members of the Houston Association of Realtors have a...
05/10/2015
Newer agents have a tendency to splatter their faces on everything money can buy, including picnic benches, the sides of school buses or anything that might catch an eye. Unfortunately, this style of self-promotion is pretty much a complete waste of their hard earned money.The bag you see here is...
05/04/2015
No.... This definitely won't work. Crap! You can still see my hand!  There we go... still need to do some editing, but we're getting somewhere! Had to stand in the shower for this one!  
04/28/2015
In Texas when you close on a home it is usually done at the title company. In attendance you usually see the buyer, the buyers Realtor, the escrow officer, the seller and the seller's agent. In most situations you have the buyers and seller closing at separate times as the sellers paperwork is us...
04/23/2015
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