Category Archives: Risk management

T.M.I…Oh My!

Have you ever heard T.M.I.…“Too much information”?  I am sure that we as Realtors want to give our customers, in this case Buyers, as much info as we can so as to help them make their decision in the home … Continue reading

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Take it or Leave it

As I showed property this week to several Buyers, I learned to ask….”What is included in the sale?”  Many Realtors don’t take the time to check with the Seller as to what stays or not.  We fail to inform the … Continue reading

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Driving the Transaction

The real estate contract (as I have said in other posts) drives the transaction. But what about the addenda? We have many addenda: lead base paint, appraisal, etc. These addenda, if checked, also drive the transaction and in some cases … Continue reading

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Compliance: The Beginning and the End

So my fellow Realtors, I promised you a series on compliance.  Some of you are wondering what do I mean by compliance.  According to Webster, it means the act or process of complying to a desire, demand etc.  In real … Continue reading

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When I say “you”…I mean your buyer!

I hope all had a Happy Thanksgiving.  Amazing, you cook or plan for a few days and it is gone in a heartbeat! Oh well as my boys say. Today is  a blog on compliance, and what is that you … Continue reading

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Where does the $$$ go?

Where does the money go? I am talking about escrow money.  Some REALTORS carry checks around for days…the reason being the contract hasn’t been signed, initialed etc.  If you receive a check, you must, within 24 hours, give the check … Continue reading

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Are you in Compliance?

As I was putting together a listing agreement for my customer I was reviewing what has to be in the listing agreement: First and foremost: you have to have an expiration date.  A listing is not for an eternity (although it seems … Continue reading

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