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A physical structural inspection is a critical part of your home purchase. Here is what you need to know about ordering a home inspection: Your REALTOR® will help you order a home inspection and schedule it There may be other reports you need also The reports must be completed within the inspecti...
06/08/2016
Depending upon the results of the home inspection and other reports, you may want to modify the price and terms.  Maybe you had a home inspection, and discovered some items that need to be fixed.So your REALTOR® sends the seller a Repair Request asking for those items to be fixed.  This is anothe...
06/02/2016
Photos at https://www.pinterest.com/realtyproadvisr/plumbing/Plumbing Fixtures Can Be a Draining Topic - But Enjoy!If you can’t see it, then it won’t affect your transaction, right?  Wrong!  A house’s plumbing system and pipes may be hidden behind the walls of your listing, but they can definitel...
05/17/2016
You can do many things to make your new house unique and suited to your family.  You can paint, put in new flooring, and landscape the yard.  You can upgrade the light fixtures, faucets, and counters.  You can decorate your new home with your own style and flair.  Instead of looking at what you c...
04/22/2016
Many business professionals worked hand-in-hand with you as a partner.  Why did they do it?  Many vendors in the real estate industry really enjoy helping buyers like you.  They get great delight when they can help a family like yours move into their new home.Thank the professionals who made your...
04/20/2016
Hello Realtor® Friend:What’s your VALUE Proposition?  What unique skills and strengths do you bring to your clients?  Why should they hire YOU above all other real estate agents?It’s not too late to find out how to position yourself and SHINE!  Register now for the San Diego north county event of...
04/17/2016
The challenge is that most sellers do not perform home inspections when they first list their house for sale.  Therefore, the inspection is not completed until AFTER you and the seller have agreed on the final price and terms.  After that, you receive the results of the home inspection, and notic...
04/13/2016
A duplex is a 2-family home located on a single lot (parcel) and owned by one owner.  Each residence has its own separate entrance.  On the West Coast, a duplex is usually 2 houses side-by-side which are attached with a common wall.  But in the Midwest, a duplex refers to a house with a residence...
04/09/2016
If it is in good condition, and fits your price range, then it is a winner.  The bottom line is, regardless of what price range you are shopping in, you will not find a home that meets 100% of your wants.  Prioritize your needs and wants.  That is why you are taking notes, to help you select the ...
04/08/2016
The appraisal value often matches the exact selling price that the buyer and seller have agreed to.  That is because an appraisal estimates the fair market value.  When a buyer and a seller in an open market agree to a purchase price, that is a strong indication of the actual market value.  Most ...
03/26/2016
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