san diego fsbo: How to Sell Your San Diego Home without a Realtor - Day 14 - 01/18/18 01:08 PM
Today is the wrap up for this series on how to sell your San Diego home without a Realtor. Today, I thought I would share my perspective on fsbo (for sale by owner) home sellers.
 
I am NOT a believer that one sales model fits all people or all situations. Like every other Realtor, I was taught NOT to take listings for no less than 5-6%, which is still the norm in San Diego.
 
I think the full service, full price model has its place. There are lots of home sellers who are busy people, and they just want someone else to handle the saale of … (0 comments)

san diego fsbo: How to Sell Your San Diego Home without a Realtor - Day 12 - 01/16/18 05:17 PM
The third week of escrow is indeed a critical time for any California escrow. The California purchase contract currently stipulates 17 days for the inspection contingency and 21 days for the loan contingency. So, both these deadlines come due on week 3.
 
These contingencies must be removed by these dates in order to avoid default. The buyer or their agent  should send you a contingency removal form for each of these items.
 
Why is this important? For many reasons, the most important of which is that only after contingencies are removed do you have an iron clad contract. If, after contingencies are removed, the buyer fails … (0 comments)

san diego fsbo: Day 8 - How to Sell Your San Diego Home without a Realtor - 01/10/18 04:48 PM
Today's blog on How to Sell Your San Diego Home without a Realtor addresses real estate offers and counter offers.
 
Once you start showing your hone, you will undoubtedly receive some offers. All offers should be accompanied by a lender 'pre-approval" letter as well as proof of buyer's funds. After all,  you don't want to take your home off the market unless the buyer has the documented resources.
 
I do believe it is wise to have either a Real Estate Broker or Real Estate Attorney review the purchase contract. This is a large, complicated sale and you want to make sure you 1) understand … (2 comments)

san diego fsbo: How to Sell Your San Diego Home Without a Realtor (FSBO) - Day 2 - 01/03/18 11:56 AM
When speaking to fsbo home sellers, I will often hear something like " I got an offer already." My response is typically "do you have it in writing?"  At least half of the time, the response is "not yet. My fsbo home seller tip for the day is that Everything Must Be in Writing.  There is no contract without a written document. 
 
Once you obtain a written offer on your home, I would encourage you to put everything in writing during the transaction. Even if you have discussed sometbhing with the buyer or buyer's agent, send a follow up email docuementing what you … (1 comments)

 
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