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RECENT BLOG POSTS
With so many markets, especially at lower price points, being multiple offer transactions, what can you do if your buyer can’t afford to be the highest bidder?I counsel my buyers to make the best offer they can but also to make the “nicest” offer the seller will receive. Don’t ask for everything ...
09/10/2015
As brokers we don’t typically have a reason to go into an apartment these days unless it is to meet with buyer prospects who live in one. Have you seen the apartments they are building these days?I totally get it, why build the cheapie old school apartment when for a relatively small amount more ...
09/10/2015
I make no claim to be a great photographer. Many of you are really talented and I tip my hat to you.As much as possible I use a professional photographer.But we all get those listings where there is no budget for a pro and frankly the pro can only capture what is there. If the house doesn’t have ...
09/08/2015
In a recent closing the other broker brought a new agent with her. I was glad to see that broker helping a new agent.But she forgot to instruct the new agent that she should watch, listen, and take notes but not talk during closing. The new agent spoke up at different times with offhand remarks b...
09/07/2015
Denver continues to be a hot market. According to S&P/Case-Shiller, home prices rose by 10.20 percent as of June.  Denver  was the only city included in the index that posted double-digit year-over-year growth in June.Denver's home prices were impacted by the city's “rapidly expanding economy”, w...
08/26/2015
In most posts we have a fairly definite opinion when we write the post. But on this topic I’m highly conflicted.The number of ways we can expose a property to buyers just seems to escalate. I use a professional photographer, I think floor plans are great, I have mixed feelings on virtual tours (I...
08/26/2015
Growing up just 7 minutes from Disneyland I went as often as I could. And as soon as I turned 18 I went to work there.In 1957 Disneyland opened the “House of the Future.” It forecast that we would use microwaves, have adjustable lighting and flat screen TV’s. That part came true but we don’t live...
08/26/2015
I think it makes a difference whether your inspectors are state licensed and inspect to state standards. If inspectors are licensed and all inspectors are inspecting to the state standards, a seller inspection may be a good idea.I’m a broker in Texas where inspectors are licensed and inspect to s...
08/25/2015
Most of us used devices with the old style nickel cadmium or nickel-metal-hydride (Ni-MH) batteries. We learned to leave them on the charger when not in use and to drain them as low as possible before recharging.But today’s lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries in your phone or laptop need to be treated...
08/25/2015
It is the end of the summer and some of you having been going “can to can’t” for months.Yes, Spring and Summer are when we often make the bulk of our income for the year but at what price to our own wellbeing and those who care about us.Many capable agents end up out of the business or out of the...
08/25/2015
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