Casey Stengel once said, "There comes a time in every man's life and I've had plenty of them." That is certainly true for trying to get a transaction closed in real estate. There are any number of ways to delay closing. My first mentor (who also happens to be my mom...in fact I got into … Continue reading
In real estate when we speak of a meeting of the minds we are talking about the buyer and the seller coming together on price and terms. This may also include any needed repairs after inspections and prior to the physical inspection contingency removal. However, some times the meeting of minds has to be between … Continue reading
So we covered knowing the inventory and asking questions. The last important competency that a buyer's agent should bring to the table is negotiation skills. There is no reason for you to leave money on the table. Everything in real estate is negotiable so you better make sure that your realtor® has some experience as … Continue reading
In my last blog, I spoke about how there were three things that your professional realtor® should do for you to make sure that you get more of what you want: 1. Know the inventory; 2. Ask Questions; 3. Negotiate Earlier this week I wrote about inventory knowledge. In case you missed it, it's important. … Continue reading
"No one can, or should, make you do anything you don't want to do." - Lorna Hines Our job, as Realtors®, is to get you more of what you want. That starts with knowing the inventory.