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The information contained in each post has been written to assist all consumers and realtors with the many aspects of a real estate transaction. Joan particularly wants to support individuals moving through the transitions of divorce and widowhood in terms of their financial, emotional and real estate goals.
As each state has different laws, please check with a legal adviser in your home state. As I am a licensed Realtor, (not an attorney) in CO, the illustrations I'm using are based on CO law. Many people transitioning through a divorce want to distance themselves from the other party as quickly as ...
After 25 years as a Realtor, the challenge remains when it comes to negotiations. Now that we are experiencing a livelier market we need to hone our negotiation skills and prepare for the main event! Negotiations don’t necessarily mean conflict. It’s not a war nor is it a game. In the current mar...
"What do you mean you talked them out of listing the house?" That's a question I've heard many times from colleagues. Called by a client to list the home I helped them to buy, our discussion revealed one of them really didn't want to sell. So, I put the Listing Agreement aside to continue the con...
Working with divorcing families can be very rewarding and sometimes a bit of a challenge. Using this checklist can help avoid surpirses and make the transaction smoother for everyone. That results in happier clients! 1. Meet with each party. It's important that you meet in person with each of the...
My divorcing client was involved in a multi million dollar sale of her home and final settlement. When I asked who her financial planning professional was she shared that " her attorney's paralegal was handling that for her". Speechless, I just stared, Was she teasing? When I referred another cli...
Communication is key between agents, and this business demands that we not get in the way of our buyers and sellers. When I call the other agent involved in a contract, and ask for a return phone call ASAP and don’t hear from them for 48 hours, that’s a problem. Then, when I finally get a call, ...
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. - Michael Althsuler Networking is fun but what to do with all those business cards. I don't know about you, but I had a stack of cards on my desk that I just kept adding to. Well not anymore! Here's a resource for scanning business ca...
Has your year gotten off to a good start? 2012 appears to be more encouraging on the home front! If you recall, last year FHA, in all its wisdom, announced intentions to drastically reduce the maximum seller concessions from 6% to 3%. Not good news for buyers, sellers or the industry in general....
A beautiful 70 degree Saturday in Denver offered a test drive for our support group. We are single women homeowners who are independent, spirited and have a can do attitude. We had agreed that if any of us had a repair problem, particularly those just required an extra set of hands, we'd be there...
The very word divorce can create unease in most people. Divorce presents change and choices- some that people would rather not make. Topping the list is what to do with the home the family has shared for so long. For many women, the home is the foundation of family life and a safe harbor from eve...

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A real estate agent for 25 years, Joan is a CRS,GRI,CLHMS, and Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialist.