Tag Archives: Real estate

5 Rules for What You Can and Can’t Take When You Sell Your House

The selling season is here and if you’re thinking of selling your home there are many details that can slip through the cracks. When they pop up again, they can get pretty nasty, even to the point of killing the … Continue reading

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Resale Issues Buyers Don’t Think About

Showing properties to prospective buyers is great fun. I get to listen to all sorts of ideas a dreams about how each address might serve the prospective home buyer’s family. One of the things home buyers can miss is what … Continue reading

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4 things buyers consider when buying a home.

So you’re ready to put your house on the market. You want to get it sold and move on to the next phase of your life. All you need to do is stick a sign in the yard and wait … Continue reading

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4 phrases that you should never say at work if you want people to trust you

Today we delve into the issues of interpersonal relationships. Maybe a somewhat off base topic coming from a Real Estate agent, but since I deal with people all the time I have made it a habit to be as straightforward … Continue reading

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I Spy

So this happened. I had a client find a property from a list I send him online every day. He was so smitten by the property that he drove up from  Dallas that weekend to take a look. He has … Continue reading

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11 reasons “For Sale by Owner” is a terrible idea

It’s the time of year when home sales tick up. Since the market is active anyway, some homeowners may believe selling their property themselves will be just as easy without an agent. After all, as the saying goes, “a rising … Continue reading

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2017 Home Selling Trends

Moving season is back and the market is already showing signs of activity.  If you’re thinking about moving this summer, what kind of market are you likely to find? Rebecca Lake with has a look at five trends that could … Continue reading

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The 6 worst mortgage mistakes you can make

This is an article written for MoneyTalks News by Maryalene Laponsie. It has some excellent advice about the process of getting a home mortgage. It has been slightly edited. To see the original article, go here. Is your house your … Continue reading

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New vs. Used – what’s the difference?

If you’ve been searching for a new place to live for a while you’ve probably asked yourself that question. In the sense that both choices provide you with shelter for your family there isn’t any difference. Each one is still … Continue reading

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5 Things Renters Should Know About Owning

For renters who aspire to be home owners, transitioning from an apartment to a house requires a shift in their thinking. The financial changes that come with owning, the need to consider planting longer-term roots in a neighborhood, and new … Continue reading

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