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How to Price a Home for Sale

Sometimes Realtors run into all kinds of funny notions that prospective Sellers have with regards to the price of a home. Particularly, the price of their home. Common criteria that Sellers want to use to price a home; If I buy ‘X’ Property, it requires $20,000 in renovations.  We can’t list my house for less […]

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The Value of a Buyer Agent

The value of a good Buyer Agent…. What I’m Running Into Lately: Lately as the Listing Agent of a few different properties, I have been approached by potential buyers that are interested in submitting an offer, and although they have an Agent in mind that they *could* work with (and have not signed a Buyer […]

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The Escape Clause, AKA ‘The Bump Clause’

Sometimes conditional offers have within their conditions an ‘escape clause’.  An escape clause is commonly found when there are conditions within an offer that will take longer than the typical 7-10 day time frame for the Buyer to meet.  A good example of this type of situation would be an offer conditional on the sale […]

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Another Way; Reclaiming an Old Homestead

I recently represented Buyer Clients in their purchase of an old log house homestead. The property was beautiful, and at one time, this farm was bustling with productivity and family. In its current state, the home was labelled a tear down, as often these days homes and buildings in need of refurbishment and modernization often […]

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Real Estate Negotiations

Negotiating for a Successful Outcome

Negotiating for a successful outcome in real estate negotiations is a critical skill that is often under valued and over looked by both professionals as well buyers and sellers alike. Often times an offer will come in lower than asking, and rather than negotiating for a successful outcome, the offer will be outright rejected. Both buyers […]

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