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One of my buyers recently had a shock, when the seller of the house they'd purchased notified them, through their attorney, that he'd changed his mind, and was no longer going to sell his house to them.It was shocking, as we'd only recently cleared attorney review, and had verbal agreement on ins...
"I'll let you know" she said "as soon as we have a fully executed contract".Hmmm..... so she's not going to let me know until after the house has closed??  In order to be "fully executed"... all of the terms in the contract have to be fully 'carried out'... or 'executed'.  All of the terms of the...
I don't like split-levels * It's ugly * Why won't they allow me to bring my Great Dane through the house? * The kids both need to use the toilet * We can transfer both car seats into your car * Can we stop for lunch... your treat, right? * I'll send you the list tomorrow morning, for the fifteen ...
Not enough showings * No offers * Someone left lights on * Did someone use the toilet? * The back door was left open * The pictures on my refrigerator were moved * The cat seems traumatized * I can see footprints in my carpeting * There are smudges on my storm door * They arrived four minutes ear...
One of the great joys in my life is being a father.  I love just about everything about it.There's a certain nostalgia that comes when you've been a father for a while.  This performer, Jessie Collin Young, of the Youngbloods, and this song bring me to a particular time, and place, well before I ...
We wrote an offer the other day, on a new house that had come on the market.  It was priced competitively... $329,000.  My clients liked it, and there seemed to be a bunch of showings, so we wrote, what I though was a strong offer.We weren't able to write a cash offer, but we offered $320,000 wit...
Time is too slow for those who waitAnd time is too swift for those who fearTime is too long for those who grieveAnd time is too short for those that laugh  I've been listening to some throwback music.  These above quoted lines from a little known band named Spirit really ring true for me.Almost h...
I ran across a friend's post, the other day.I read the post, and made my comment (I usually comment before reading the other posts... as I don't want to be influenced by their thoughts).  After making my comment, I started to read the comments, and found one of the commenters had posted a "drive-...
I still have the best job in the world.  I love what I do, and I feel I do it well.If you're doing it right, this is one of the few jobs in the world where you're constantly interviewing to be employed.  If you're not interviewing... well, then you're probably struggling.Each and every day, when ...
Imagine my surprise, this morning, when I awoke...there she was... the sun... once again starting her arcacross the western sk.... wait a minnute...ahem - across the EASTERN sky.... yeah, that's the ticket... the eastern sky...(wait... north is that way... yeah... yeah... .eastern).Once more into...

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