selling a home: Mays Chapel Open House - 96 Blondell Ct, Timonium, MD - Sat 09/28/19 - 09/27/19 06:08 AM
Mays Chapel Open House
96 Blondell Ct, Timonium, MD 21093
Saturday, September 28, 2019 2-4 pm
Timonium has so much to offer, some of the best schools in Maryland, close to Hunt Valley, Towson and Baltimore via I-83 and close to I-695 and close to shopping both in Hunt Valley, Towson and Lutherville/Timonium.  
You will definitely want to check out this gorgeous home.  You could be preparing Thanksgiving dinner in your new kitchen!!  96 Blondell Ct features granite counters and stainless appliances in the kitchen, hardwood floors, a gorgeous deck overlooking the landscaped yard and patio, loads of natural light through the large windows.  The … (6 comments)

selling a home: Fraud and Your Real Estate Transaction - 07/01/19 06:24 PM
Fraud and Your Real Estate Transaction
If you have been in the business as long as I have, you will have seen so many changes - some good and some ludicrous and some necessary but still ludicrous.
I have seen commercial deals paid for with precious gems.  
I have seen foreign buyers purchase investment properties with cash from their country.
I had a buyer, one time, try to settle with suitcase full of cash at the settlement table.  The title company made him put the money in the bank and come back a few days later with a cashier's check.  
At one time you financed the … (4 comments)

selling a home: Be a Cyber Crime Fighter - 06/30/19 06:50 PM
Be a Cyber Crime Fighter
Wire fraud and cyber crime is on the rise.  Unfortunately, many people dedicate so much time and energy to doing bad things rather than good. 
As a reputable Realtor, it's my place to have a discussion with my clients early on about the possibility Cyber Crime and Wire Fraud in our industry. 
The real estate industry continues to be a target for internet hackers and scammers. I take my role in looking out for my clients very seriously, so as we approach the closing date on the sale of a house, please keep the following in mind: 
Hackers send emails … (1 comments)

selling a home: Don't Forget to Ask for the Testimonial - 08/24/17 09:32 PM
Don't Forget to Ask for the Testimonial
Right at the closing table, don't forget to ask your client for their testimonial right when the completion of the sale is fresh in their mind and they are happy about getting the keys or releasing the keys for their home.  
My settlement person will often help with that and take pictures of the happy moment, or if the lender is there they can help too.  
Testimonials in writing are great. 
Video testimonials area becoming very popular too.
I also ask for testimonials on Zillow and on  Buyers and sellers do look at those reviews when … (8 comments)

selling a home: How to Get More Listings - 07/07/14 06:24 AM
How to Get More Listings
Have you heard the news?  There’s more buyers than ever looking for their first or next home but there is a huge inventory shortage.  In many cases there are more than 2 buyers competing for the best listings. 
How do you find more home sellers?  This can be especially challenging for agents who may not have a lot of connections with homeowners who are ready to sell.  The truth is it may take some hard work, but with persistence it can be done and you could be happy to be on the … (6 comments)

selling a home: Easy Things That Turn Buyers Off - 09/20/12 09:37 PM
Easy Things That Turn Buyer's Off
Sellers you'll be wearing many hats when you are getting ready to sell your home.  One of them is marketing expert.  And, as a marketing expert you'll need to get inside the heads of your buyers and understand their priorities, likes and dislikes.  In real estate most buyers like to see homes that are in tip top condition and well located.  Sometimes, however, it might be hard for us to recognize what might trigger an instant dislike in buyers.  
Whether you’re getting ready to sell your home, or you’re in the market to buy a home and … (3 comments)

selling a home: 9945 Tuscarora Rd., Randallstown, MD 21133 - Just Sold - 05/18/12 10:38 AM

selling a home: No Photo Available - 02/25/11 02:14 AM
No Photo Available
Farming expired listings is a popular past time among many agents, especially early in the year.  I farm listings all year round and use it to increase my business. 
It never ceases to amaze me the number of expired listings that have only one or no photographs on them.
With all the promotion done by companies like Zillow, Trulia, that photo's sell homes; you would think that Realtor's would have gotten it by now, but no.  We all carry cell phones and very few cell phones don't take pictures, so there is no excuse for not having a picture … (2 comments)

selling a home: New Year's Resolutions and Cleaning out Your Closet - 01/06/09 01:07 PM
The number of professional organizers has grown exponentially over the last decade. Clearly, Americans are expressing their frustration over having too much stuff. A recent study found that women wear only twenty percent of their wardrobe 85% of the time. That translates into a whopping 80% of your clothes that are either worn rarely or not at all. Ask yourself how many items (impulse buys, bargains, or buyer's remorse) in your closet still have tags. How many pieces did you forget you own because they were hidden behind other things you don't wear? An image consultant will help you sort through the piles … (2 comments)

selling a home: Glen Burnie, MD Market Update for the Week Ending April 18, 2008 - 04/20/08 12:02 AM
The market has really been heating up with spring, with more buyers searching for their first or next home.  The number of new listings has increased and the number of homes going under contract has also increased.  The numbers boast an improvement in the housing market here in Maryland.  There is speculation though that this increase in market activity is just due to seasonal adjustments though rather than market conditions and the reduction in the federal lending rates.  It will be interesting to see how this all changes with the changes in the FHA and Jumbo loan limits and adjustments in the … (0 comments)

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