March 17, 2021

Investing In Real Estate - Know Your Numbers?

Real estate investments should be part of your overall investment portfolio. Why?

Return on investment – plain and simple. In looking for investment property properties the first factor I look for is the 1% rule. Will the possible monthly rent be at least 1% of the investment basis (purchase cost ...

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March 10, 2021

Guide To General Mortgage Terms

SORTING OUT THE ACRONYMS: A Guide to General Mortgage Terms

Listed below are a few of the more common terms used in lending today. If it feels like you and your lender are speaking different languages, reading the definitions below can help you get on the same page. When discussing ...

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March 8, 2021

Buyer and Seller Expectations

What are your expectations as a Buyer or Seller? What does your  REALTOR® expect from you? 

I find that one of the most interesting aspects of being a REALTOR® is managing the clients’ expectations.  In the world of HGTV, the buyers' expectations of the seller are to ...

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March 3, 2021

5 Reasons to use a Realtor®

The truth is buying or selling a home can be a major FINANCIAL and EMOTIONAL undertaking. Enlisting the services of a Realtor® can be of great benefit. 

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Here are a few reasons to work with a Realtor®:

1. A Realtor® can guide you through the process. You want to avoid ...

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March 1, 2021

How to Determine an Offer Price?


Ready to make an offer! Now what?

You’ve previewed several homes and settled on the one that is perfect for your needs – now what? How do you know what to offer?  There are several factors that your REALTOR® looks for to help you determine the amount to offer ...

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Feb. 24, 2021

Getting Your Offer Accepted on Your New Home

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When writing an offer, especially in a seller’s market, there are a few essential items you need to beat out your competition or get the seller to want you to buy their house!

Here are some tips:

1. No Contingency on the sale of Real Estate.  Think in terms of how ...

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