Category Archives: Tips ‘n Tricks

Less is more…period!

I am often asked, when obtaining a new listing, what should the Seller do to make the property more attractive?  I tell them to think of the phrase…“Less is More!”  Which means…if you are a packrat (trust me, my entire … Continue reading

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Peace of Mind…

I am sure we all, in the course of our real estate careers, have run across various ideas that aid in our business.  Seller inspections, I have thought about that idea for some time but never really pursued it.  I … Continue reading

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AS-IS, WHERE-IS, WHAT-IS?

I know the title is screwy, however, all of the contracts I receive for my listings are AS-IS contracts.  So, you ask, what is wrong with that?  AS-IS means AS-IS, not please fix or can you help me pay for all … Continue reading

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Time is of the Essence

Time is of the Essence.  What exactly does that mean?  It means: Once a contract is executed, you HAVE to proceed according to the dictates of the contract that your customer has signed.  If you go one day beyond, or … Continue reading

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How do you spell “stress”?

Reading the morning paper or listening to the news is enough to make anyone stressed out. The economy.  The uncertain marketplace.  Living on commission.  I could go on for paragraphs, but the reality is that life, yes, every day life … Continue reading

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Identify and Evaluate

When we begin working with buyers and showing them homes, how can we best help them evaluate properties before submitting an offer? After 30 some years of selling residential real estate, I have found there are many potential issues that … Continue reading

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