Tag Archives: Contract

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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Walking a Walk-Thru

What’s a Walk-Thru?  In residential sales, the day before or the day of the closing, the Buyer with their REALTOR walks through the property to make sure it was just like it was when the Buyer made the offer.  That means … Continue reading

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