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There are 3 blog entries for November 2010.
Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 11:46am. 194 Views, 0 Comments.
Today, I sat at the breakfast table with my husband and he said we need to write an article or a blog. But I really don’t want to write the usual stuff about Marietta Homes for Sale. I want to write about our commitment to one another.
So I finished eating and said, “I’ll write a little something and you can spend the rest of the day cleaning it up (that is usually how it works.) I get the story going and he makes it understandable.. He thinks I am writing about Real estate but I just had the overwhelming feeling of the love I have for him and my family and how blessed I am to have this great guy for 38 years and our wonderful daughters that have turned into such good mothers and how I have watched them turn from girls to the most beautiful of women…
Monday, November 15th, 2010 at 11:38am. 273 Views, 0 Comments.
I have been a Realtor® for a very long time. I thought the 80’s were tough when we had a 33 month supply of homes on the market and you know what? It took 33 months to sell them, but we came through. Today is a different story.
Prices seem to be falling in some areas and holding in others. It’s a strange market. The problem is that if you live in a neighborhood that has a lot of foreclosures, when it is time for the appraiser to complete their work, the appraiser has to take their “comps” (comparable homes) from your neighborhood. The rule, I have been told, is that they will take them from your neighborhood if sales are available and they will only go back 6 months, if there are homes that have sold in that time frame. Thus begins the problem. If your…
Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 1:52pm. 370 Views, 0 Comments.
Many people don’t know what a Buyer’s agent is, and, even if they know the term, they think they have to pay for the agent’s service to them. That is far from the truth.
What many folks don’t understand is, by law, all of the real estate agents involved are working for the seller. This is true unless you have hired a real estate agent as a Buyer’s Agent.
We represent our buyers without a fee. The seller pays the commission and whatever the listing agent earns is always split with the selling agent (buyer’s agent). What this means is if you hire a buyers agent, then they work for you – they negotiate on your behalf while the listing agent always negotiates on behalf of the seller because they are the listing agents’ client.
Hiring a Buyer’s Agent…
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