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What You Say Matters

In yesterday’s post about representation, Ken Montville and I had a little exchange in the comments that got me to thinking about how we agents explain one of our most important (and mandatory) disclosures – the Understanding Whom Agents Represent … Continue reading

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Do You Even Have An Agent?

I am amazed at how often buyers don’t know if they have signed a contract with an agent. Is “their” agent actually representing them? Most buyers will say they don’t remember signing any papers like that.  I know that there … Continue reading

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Drama-Free Zone – Please!

There are some agents who feel they must create drama in order to prove to their clients that they are working hard on the client’s behalf. These are the worst transactions to be involved in as just about everyone leaves … Continue reading

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Offers – Verbal or Written?

A real estate agent called me yesterday about one of my listings. He said that his buyer-client was interested in the property, but wanted to make an offer that was about $25,000 lower than the asking price. Any offer is … Continue reading

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Are You a BUBBA?

Everyone has heard of FSBOs (or Fizzbos or Fisbos – the spellings vary). A FSBO is a seller who is selling without a real estate agent.  First, let me remark that the term “FSBO” is just plain stupid. All houses … Continue reading

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