Category Archives: Pricing and Value

Words Have Consequences

Update 2/9/11: Article in SoMDNews.com about proposed ban. The Washington Post has an article today about Governor O’Malley’s desire to ban all new septic system installations. I understand his reasoning – I worry about the fate of the Chesapeake Bay … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Perfect Time to Buy

A buyer recently told me she was waiting to buy a house. She had a plan and had been working it diligently for over a year. The plan was to save enough money for a decent down payment, wait for … Continue reading

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The Power of Pricing it Right

If this doesn’t indicate the importance of pricing your home correctly, nothing will. I’m working with several groups of buyers right now, all well qualified. They are looking in Prince George’s, Howard and Montgomery Counties. They’re looking for condos, townhomes and … Continue reading

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As-Is in a Buyers Market

I talk to a lot of sellers who wish to sell their home “As-Is”. They usually mean they don’t want to be bothered with repairs. They think that their home is in fine condition, maybe a few problems, but hey, … Continue reading

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How Agents Manipulate Selling Data

Occasionally, an agent will have a listing that expires (meaning it didn’t sell within the term of the listing contract). There are lots of possible reasons for that, such as a) the property being priced too high – usually the … Continue reading

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