home buyers: Are Sellers Freezing VA Buyers Out? - 04/13/18 02:55 PM
My buyer lost a multiple offer bid today because he is eligible for a VA loan. The listing agent/owner told me when I asked why he didn’t win, “The AV loan (yes, that’s what he said) is going to be difficult so we chose a Conventional loan”. I asked if the offer, itself, was competitive. He responded that it was, otherwise, a great offer.
The offer was over list price but not high enough to where it wouldn’t appraise. We wrote for the transaction to close on a date the seller mentioned they'd like to close, the office that he wanted the … (3 comments)

home buyers: It's Okay To Ask A Buyer To Get Pre-approved - 01/09/14 06:17 AM
I've been speaking with new agents lately and I realized that even the most basic information can help with working with buyers and time management.
I've met with buyers over the years who have proclaimed that they "know they're okay" when I asked if they've been pre-approved.  If you're an experienced agent, you may, instinctively, know if a buyer is "okay" or not but, if you're a newer agent, some buyers can be intimidating when they respond this way while you're not 100% sure how to react.  Don't be afraid you'll lose the client by giving advice. If the buyer is real … (4 comments)

home buyers: Very Nice People...Terrible Buyers - 05/01/13 08:18 AM
I've come across many types of buyers in my 15 years as an agent but these buyers are wearing me down; what's worse is that these are very lovely and loyal people.  
I sold this family a home two years ago.  They were relocating to Nashville and had to purchase a home by a specific time.  They spent an average of 40 minutes at each property.  After 30+ showings, they made their decision and bought a home at retail price.   Last summer they decided they needed a larger home on a larger lot.  They're pre-approved to buy without selling. They … (13 comments)

 
Alyse "Aly" Sands, It's Good To Be Home (AGORA Realty)

Alyse "Aly" Sands

It's Good To Be Home

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