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Real Estate Agent - Park Place Real Estate, Broker-In-Charge
Real Estate in Winston Salem and Triad Region, NC
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Thanks to Ginny Gorman, who has shared a her experience with Septic Tank inspections in Rhode Island marketplace.  In our Triad Region, I can certainlly recommend a terrific and Knowledgeable Septic Inspector....Thanks again, Ginny!Can't Live with Them and Can't Live without them - Home Inspector...
09/10/2011
Thank you, Janna Scharf!   The Idaho agency laws are very similar, if not exactly, as they are in North Carolina.  For me to become your  Buyer's Agent, the buyer must sign an agency document, and in North Carolina, it's the "Nonexclusive Buyer Agency Agreement".  Once that's executed, the agency...
09/04/2011
Thanks to Karen Crowson ABR, for this timely and inciteful blog post!  I want to share it with every buyer and seller. in the Triad.   Sellers – What To Do With a Low-Ball Offer It’s difficult, but try your best not to be insulted by the offer. I know it’s hard!!  But buyers listen to so many ‘ex...
08/01/2011
WOW!  What a wonderful idea.  FHA has a Bridal Registry Program so that friends and family can contribute money to newlyweds and it can be used as a down payment on a mortgage loan!  Thanks to Rebekah Radice, Mortgage Loan Originator in Colorado.  It is a "NATIONWIDE PROGRAM" TOO!Are you planning...
06/29/2011
Realtors don't sell homes, they help clients to Learn about the home, and then if it's a fit, we help them through the purchasing process. Thanks to Teresa Tedder-Overcash of Wilkes County, North Carolina, for sharing her experience about an experience she had.I had a listing recently that sold. ...
06/28/2011
  Funny Blog post!   We all have clients from time to time that just can't get past two or three things about a home, and so they dismiss it as a possibility.  I fully agree that specific objections about a home are not really all that important, because the "house is just not right for them"...w...
06/23/2011
Just because a home (any home) is being sold "as is"...it should never deter a buyer from performing inspections.  No buyer should buy a home, in my humble opinion, without knowing what they are buying.  The buyer should attend the inspection as well, to learn about their purchase.  If, it become...
06/23/2011
Thank you to Tni LeHane, Broker/Owner, Attorney from Santa Maria, CA...for this excellent post for Reasons to Commit to Your Real Estate Agent Now!  Everything Tni has said is absolutely true.  It's Human Nature!Top 5 Reasons to Commit to Your Real Estate Agent Now 1)      They can do a better jo...
12/05/2010
Thanks to Lenn Hartley for explaining what is a "discount broker" of real estate.  It's plain that the services are limited, but for what reason, less money for less service.  But Why?  Good Job as always from Ms. Hartley, Buyer's Agent!WHAT IS A "DISCOUNT BROKER" AND FROM WHAT IS IT DISCOUNTED? ...
12/05/2010
Having a Buyer's Agent is a relatively new concept in North Carolina.  It was created by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission to protect Buyers of real estate and give those buyers equal representation in a real estate transaction.  Thanks to Elliott Topkins, Attorney from Boston, Mass., for...
12/05/2010
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