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Seller Un-sells House

As I mentioned in a previous post, I showed quite a few houses yesterday. Most were vacant, but one was being sold directly by the owner – a FSBO (For Sale By Owner). It was a lovely house, easily the … Continue reading

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Real Estate Agent Assaulted

Okay, it was in Iowa, but that doesn’t mean this doesn’t happen all over the country. Years ago, I got a call from a guy who wanted to see one of my listings. I said I’d be happy to show … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Cat Out

A recent client of mine was worried that her cat would get out when the house was being shown. It’s a legitimate worry, but one that we deal with by putting a comment in the showing instructions — “Don’t let the cat … Continue reading

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Why I Seldom Show My Own Listings

Sellers often ask me how often I’ll show their listings. The answer is “seldom”. Most buyers wish to be represented by a buyer’s agent. They want someone who is looking out for their interests, not the seller’s interests. I would … Continue reading

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Pets and Selling Your Home

I know — your pet is a member of the family. How could any prospective buyer fail to fall in love with your affectionate dog or cuddly cat? We’ll leave off the more exotic pets at the moment. I was once … Continue reading

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