Tag Archives: buyer

Active or Pending?

This week’s Title tells all: If you have an executed contract, the listing should be in Pending with subject to inspections, third party approvals, etc.  It should NOT be Active! It could also be Pending Back-up – signaling to all that your seller … Continue reading

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Is it unethical or unprofessional?

This is an interesting question that I am asking my readers: You take a listing,  you receive an offer, you convey that offer to the Owner…and then along comes another agent whose Buyer has indicated interest and that agent always … Continue reading

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Remember the Word Negotiate?

I was remembering  today the word negotiate.   I know I am dating myself, but remember when you had an offer and you would meet with the Seller’s agent and the Seller and negotiate.  I sat through numerous negotiating seminars … Continue reading

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Executed Contract?

Ok, I am back to ranting and raving and pounding my head on the wall…the desk can’t take much more.  I received a contract 2 days ago for one of my listings.  My Seller accepted the offer but there was … Continue reading

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This Rant is NOT a Commercial…it IS Commercial

I am REALTOR that works primarily in residential, but occasionally I handle a small commercial transaction.  Nothing huge…a warehouse every now and then or 5 acres of land…so I don’t venture too deeply into the realm of commercial transactions. However, I … Continue reading

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Appraisals…up close and personal

I am trying and I emphasize the word, trying, to purchase an office condo.  We are not talking mega dollars here, just a medium size office as our current space is being renovated and the rent will probably quadruple, so … Continue reading

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The Date is The Date is The Date!

For the past couple of weeks, I have been exploring – yes I use the word exploring because it feels like I am in uncharted territory – the aspects of our Florida sales contracts, especially the AS-IS contract. I heard … Continue reading

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