Tag Archives: Contract

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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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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ooooops!

Yes, there are days where I am not sure what day it is as today.  So you get my rants and raves a day late this week! One of my listings is supposed to close next week, this is the … Continue reading

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AS-IS…What Exactly Does That Mean?

What exactly does AS-IS mean? I always thought when you were buying a property AS-IS meant that you were buying the property in whatever way it was at that given moment.  I may have to rethink that concept. Over the last several months, almost all … Continue reading

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When is the Effective Date Effective?

I am in the middle of a transaction as the listing agent. And as always, each transaction I am involved with, I am amazed at what Buyers, Sellers and other agents say, do and expect.  Inspections were done and of … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Never Sings!

You know the old saying that When the Fat Lady Sings it’s Over… NOT in real estate.  Stop and think: you have a customer, you have them pre-qualified, you research, find the properties, show all the properties, do more research. … Continue reading

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Is AS-IS really AS-IS?

That’s the question today.  I am looking to my readers for your answer: Is an AS-IS contract really just that? I usually receive an AS-IS contract when someone submits an offer on one of my listings.  Then inspections follow and … Continue reading

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