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Owner Financing...Vs Lease Option..HELP???? - 06/29/08 05:13 PM
HELP!! My husband and I own an investment property which has been on the market for a number of months with little movement. I have a person now interested in buying but he just started a company and is now self-employed (a GC) so it will be two years before he is able to be financed conventionally. Soooo we've considered Owner financing or Lease Option but I have no clue how to go about it. Can anyone advise? These are great folks and deserve the home...thanks
If you we're no longer an agent..would anyone notice???? - 06/29/08 03:59 PM
In church this morning the visiting pastor made a great point... He said if we don't do our jobs in the community and the church as a whole did not service those less fortunate than ourselves then we can only ask the question: If our church closed its doors tomorrow would anyone in the community notice. It got me thinking the same for my business. Oh I'm not talking about your meet and greet wine tastings, Chamber meetings or redundant free food at open houses (although those ARE nice). I"m talking about serving your fellow American or Realtor when times are (1 comments)
Counsel your Sellers!! ...Buyers Expect the Moon! - 06/27/08 04:31 PM
It's so important now to make sure your sellers really understand what they're up against in the markets around the nation. I haven't heard any market that is a sellers market now. We're all in it to get the best deals for our buyers and still help the sellers recoup some of their investment. Greenville and Travelers Rest SC we're still getting 97-99% of list price..for the most part. The large spec builders and custom homes over 300K are really the ones sitting. But for our resales, unless the homes look like a model home...they sit. I'm sure that it's the same (4 comments)
It's a Buyers Market but They're Being RIDICULOUS - 06/25/08 11:03 AM
Scenario: Buyer contacts you and wants to look at homes and land in the 300K range, newer house..you know the scoop. You show them what is on the market and make them understand that your area (in this case Greenville, SC, Greer, Travelers Rest and Taylors) are still getting 97% of list price. Yet they've heard the horror stories that the lovely liberal media vomits daily..sooooooo They come to you with a listing of 450K on the lake, perfect home, been vacant a few months but not by any means an old listing. Of course it's gorgeous and they say they (17 comments)
When the Seller is Emotionally Attached to Their Home.... - 06/25/08 10:16 AM
Incredible brick home, awesome neighborhood. Seller needs to sell immediately. So you go in to do a CMA and your presentation and give tidbits on how to get the home showable. The house is covered in LOUD wall paper which the seller thinks is beautiful. You tell her to remove it to make that blank slate we've all pushed so hard for. She refuses. You list the property and it sits..and sits and sits...all feedback from showings speaks of the dating and wall paper. What would you do in this scenario? Seller moves out and on and now you're stuck with (5 comments)
Come to the Mountains of SC! - 06/13/08 02:46 PM
Ok everyone's talking about down markets...Folks there's no such thing as a down market. It's either a buyers market or a sellers market! Ok so this is a buyers market. So if you're looking to buy, you've picked the ideal time. Prices are comparable to 2004! If Wal-Mart can roll back prices well the real estate market has done the same. Mountain and farm properties are especially rocking right now as land prices drop. This is the time to buy a home in the Upstate of SC. Thousands cheaper than NC just minutes away and incredible views and homes with beaucoups of (6 comments)
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