Real Estate and Property Management Blog

Seller's credit is not the way to sell

Robert Hacker - Thursday, April 28, 2016

Products in good condition sell for more. Be sure to do repairs Before you list your home.  
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Six Factors that affect your Credit Score

Robert Hacker - Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Your Credit Score is an important part of financing. From getting a credit card to a car loan to the biggest debt most Americans incur - a mortgage.  
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The Bait and Switch: from Buyer

Robert Hacker - Monday, November 23, 2015

The seller of any object would of course like to get the highest price possible for the item being sold. That is certainly the case when selling a home; however, is the highest offer always the best offer?  In short, the answer would be not necessarily.  
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First Step in Buying A Home

Robert Hacker - Friday, October 16, 2015

People often ask what the first step it buying a home is. I get asked that at least a couple times per month and my usual response was to say "get pre-qualified" for a loan.  It wouldn't do much good to fall in love with a home and not be able to get the financing to purchase it.

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Beware of DOG!

Web Admin - Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Beware of dog signs can be posted in many places, including a fenced in warehouse compound with doberman pinschers or german shepherds patrolling the grounds, but, the place that is concerning to a landlord is on the backyard fence of a residential rental. 
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Market Trends - Summer 2015

Web Admin - Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Knowing exactly what the economy, the housing market, interest rates or what the winning lottery numbers will be is not something that anyone can predict with certainty. Simply put, you can't predict the future; however, by following the most recent activity, it's safe to say what will or will not most likely happen in the near future. 
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A day in the life

Web Admin - Monday, June 08, 2015

This is unusual, at least as far as I have experienced, or even heard but, we just closed escrow on the same house for the third time. Yes, you read that correctly. I have sold the same house THREE times. 
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Why You Need a Real Estate Professional

Web Admin - Friday, May 08, 2015

The integration of real estate into the internet has revolutionized the way in which home buyers think. It has become easier for buyers to find a home on the internet in the past few years. Today, buyers often ask the question, “Why do I need an agent?”

Home buying is not something someone typically does often. It’s not an everyday event or even a yearly event. It can be emotional and stressful, especially when you don’t know real estate and understand the laws, rules and regulations involved in transactions. You’ll need someone with knowledge to spell out the details of the transaction. Remember, this is one of the biggest purchasing decisions you will likely make. It is not something to take lightly. 
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Real Estate Glossary

Web Admin - Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Addendum - Something added.  A list or other material added to a document, letter, contractual agreement, escrow instructions, etc. (See also:  Amendment)

Amendment - A change, either to correct an error or to alter a part of an agreement without changing the principal idea or essence.

Appraisal - An opinion of value based upon factual analysis.  Legally, an estimation of value by two disinterested persons of suitable qualifications. 
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