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Q&A with a Home Loan Lender

I had coffee recently with a friend of mine who works in mortgages. We call these professionals loan officers or loan originators. Your lender is just as important as your Realtor when you’re buying a home.

Universal Qualities in Seasoned Realtors

What to Expect From Your Real Estate Agent In the Real Estate industry, a "seasoned" agent can mean an agent who's been an agent for decades and has sold thousands of homes, but it can also mean an agent who's survived trial-by-fire. Across the board, when you look at a seasoned agent, you'll find quite a few qualities and habits that they all (or most) possess. Your relationship with your realtor matters,...

3 Keys to Selling a House

When preparing to sell a property, there are so many things you must consider. Plus, you have to try to look at your home through the buyer’s eyes. For now, let’s forget all the little details that go into a successful property sale. Maximizing your return when selling boils down to 3 main ingredients: Location The only factor you can’t control. But what’s going on around you? Is there...

Appraisals and Why They Matter

What's an Appraisal? Appraisals... we can't live with em and we can't live without em in the real estate industry. Unless you have cash to pay for your home in full, chances are you'll pay for an appraisal on the property prior to closing. An appraisal is the most trusted source for information regarding a property, so let's look at what an appraisal is and why it's such a big part of most real estate...

What’s a Realtor, anyway?

A real estate brokerage is an entity that is licensed in the state to broker real estate transactions. Every licensed individual in a brokerage operates under the broker's license. Every brokerage must have an Operating Broker- meaning the responsible broker. Ultimately, a broker is responsible for training salespersons and maintaining accurate records of all transactions and trainings. Brokers do not...

Home Inspections- why we need ’em

Home inspections are notoriously feared in the housing industry, and most folks think inspectors are just looking to pick apart a perfectly good home. This couldn't be further from the truth! A home inspection is beneficial to both buyer AND seller, and can be looked at as asset to the transaction. In its simplest form, a home inspection is a strategy to get to know your future home. It's a great asset to...

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