Tag Archives: Real estate transaction

Pop Quiz Time! What is the first thing you should do when buying a home?

Stumped? I’ll give you a hint, it’s not looking at houses. I would accept “contact a Realtor” but that’s not exactly what I’m looking for. The correct answer is to contact a mortgage lender and get a “Pre-Approval” letter. Not … Continue reading

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Who are the people involved in a real estate transaction?

Here’s a nice infographic that was designed by National Positions and Education Location giving a lot of good information on the people involved in a real estate transaction. It’s a pretty complete list except they left out the attorneys. In … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to hire a Real Estate Agent

Infographics seem to be all of the rage right now and rightly so, they present information in a graphical way that makes it easy to get small pieces of useful information quickly. So here are the top 10 reasons to … Continue reading

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Which repairs or updates should I make before I sell my hone?

You’ve made the decision to sell your home but let’s face it, it could use a little updating, maybe you let a few maintenance items slip. My advice would be for you to interview a couple of Realtors, find one … Continue reading

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Attention Property Investors!

If you have a child who is going to be starting college in the fall, you are no doubt starting to look at where your son or daughter is going to live. It’s pretty easy to look at living in … Continue reading

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As a homeowner selling my home, how do I evaluate an offer to buy my home?

If you are using a Realtor to market your home and help guide you through the process you should be in good hands. One of the first things a Realtor will do for you when they receive an offer to … Continue reading

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The seller accepted my offer, what do I do next?

Congratulations, you are one step further down the road to buying a house. Many people think the hard part is over now. After all, you selected a house out of maybe dozens that are available in your price range and in the … Continue reading

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The Seller just made a counter offer. What do I do next?

This situation comes up in most real estate transactions. I am representing a buyer and I help them make an initial offer to buy a new home and the seller makes a counter offer. At that point, the buyer has … Continue reading

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Frequently asked questions when buying or selling real estate

There are a number of common questions that are asked by buyers and sellers in just about every real estate transaction. Especially with first or second time buyers and sellers. I am going to post some of those questions and … Continue reading

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