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If a Buyer asks me - what do you think about that stain on the ceiling - the answer has to be - I think it should be professionally inspected and evaluated if it is of concern to you.  Here is a complete list of licensed Home Inspectors. If a Buyer asks me - will my property go up in value over t...
10/15/2006
The Buyer Advisory in Arizona is so detailed that the Table of Contents is two pages long!  A few of the more important but often overlooked items are: Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) which detail the obligations of the Buyer to other homeowners in the community.  Reading and being...
10/15/2006
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In Arizona we have a great tool for Buyers to use called the Buyer Advisory.  Published in both English and Spanish, it's updated monthly and if you email the PDF to your client they can click the links rather than having to type in lengthy and complex URLs. I haven't seen a similar document from...
10/15/2006
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In this day and age of everyone suing everyone for everything, investing in a Home Warranty on behalf of the Buyer if they are unwilling to foot the $400 is excellent protection for a small price.  Comprehensive plans with low cost service calls are readily available - but most need to be put in ...
10/14/2006
Just because it's new, it doesn't mean everything was done correctly.  A recent pre-listing inspection on a 900K home discovered so many issues the home inspector got writer's cramp.  How about the gas not being connected to the furnace in the attic, or for that matter, the vent pipes not being i...
10/14/2006
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Always use a licensed, bonded and insured Home Inspector.  Do a "pre-listing" inspection on every one of your listings, even if recent or new construction.  We don't like surprises!  I would encourage every agent out there to do a pre-listing inspection with your own personal favorite in your are...
10/14/2006
Once we have the CLHMS designation (November 2006) we plan to network heavily with fellow designees both national and international.  I would be interested in hearing of effective marketing strategies fellow CLHMS designees have used to garner referrals in their markets. We typically send an anno...
10/13/2006
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Well, we're off to Atlanta in November to attend the CLHMS class needed to secure the CLHMS designation.  We have plenty of transactions for both my husband and I to meet the designation criteria - the hurdle has been the availability (or lack thereof) of the class that must be taken in order to ...
10/13/2006
I think what I like most about Active Rain so far is the willingness of people to share their good and not so good experiences with various tech products and services on the market.  With so many to choose from, networking as a group with other like minded folks enables me to cut way down on the ...
10/13/2006
While creating my previous blog re: DocuSign I noticed that Top Producer 7i and ZipForms apparently integrate as well!TP7iI quote from the link above"ZipForm® is integrated with Top Producer™. This integration will make the creation of electronic contracts fast and simple and eliminate duplicate ...
10/12/2006
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