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Is it wise for buyer's agents to rely on representations made by the seller or listing agent? Is it smart for a listing agent to rely on statements made by their seller, or copy information from an expired listing, or similar property in a subdivision? If in doubt, don't. A very seasoned agent...
Do you remember the movie Love Story? It was a hit several decades ago. The most famous line in the movie was, “Love is never having to say you’re sorry”. Some agreed with the quote wholeheartedly. Others considered it the most insipid line of all time. Personally, after flip-flopping on the is...
What's the difference between tooth decay and price decay? Not much. Currently, in the Phoenix metro market repos and short sales are over 50% of the sales volume. This aggressively priced inventory has eroded the median price, appraisal values, and expectations for serious sellers. In order t...
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. The shortest distance between an offer and acceptance may be a simple phone call or email letter of intent. Recently, I had a buyer’s broker submit a low offer on one of my listings. There was a nine page purchase contract, HOA addend...
Is it advantageous for a buyer to write multiple offers on their top two or three property selections, or pick the best and forget the rest? Recently, I represented a seller and we received an offer that had a multiple offer addendum attached. This told us that this buyer had a few properties ...