Home buying, Home Selling

When Things Fall Apart…

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

American Canyon Real Estate, Home buying, Vallejo Real Estate

A meeting of minds…

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

Home buying

Let’s find you a home…pt. 3

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 realtorĀ® has some experience as … Continue reading

Home buying

Let’s find you a home, Pt. 2

In my last blog, I spoke about how there were three things that your professional realtorĀ® 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