Tag Archives: seller

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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You know what ASSUME means!

This week my rants and raves are at myself for being somewhat naive.  I was contacted by the relative of a customer to put several pieces of property on the market.  I assumed…yes, assumed…and you know what the word means…if … 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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