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Originally Posted At www.bigbearilluminated.com What a crazy market we are in these days. Gone are the days of conventional loans on traditional listings. Gone are the days of your only worry being if you made your offer high enough to get the property. Or if you priced your listing high enough to get maximum value without scaring everyone away. No, my friends, we are in a new era of doing business in our career of choice. Let me give you some examples. During the month of September, I have closed five escrows, put two homes into escrow and taken one listing. (2 comments)
When dealing with a bank in a foreclosure situation, you never know what you are going to get. Sometimes the bank is just happy to get the property off of their books and are extremely easy to deal with. Other times, not so much. I recently wrote a blog about how a certain bank was being a real pain in the you know what over a property my clients wanted to buy. My clients put their first offer in a couple of months ago and the bank refused to even negotiate. We decided to wait another month and try again. sure enough, (0 comments)
Banks Making No Sense - 09/07/08 11:56 AM
I have some clients who are looking for a little vacation place up here in Big Bear. They have done the math and decided that they can go up to $110,000 and not a penny higher. They are set on this number and will not, for any reason, go above it. As you can imagine, there are not a great many homes in this price range to choose from. Very slim pick-ens. After a few appointments, we found a little place that they really like. It's a bank owned property on the outskirts of town. It is located in an area (1 comments)
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