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Real Estate Agent - BHHS Northwest Real Estate
RECENT BLOG POSTS
It is important to understand what "As-Is" means when it comes to a home for sale. Most bank owned homes and short sales are sold "As-Is", and with the current number of these types of sales listed on the market it is imperative that the home buyer understands what the term means. Purchasing a ho...
12/06/2011
From time to time I run across clients who become addicted to the thrill of house hunting. They enjoy combing through internet listings looking for just the right house - and the thrill of opening the door to find out if the photos tell the true story of the home becomes an undeniable rush! House...
05/23/2011
HUD owned (government owned) homes can be a great option, but they do have some hurdles that a buyer and agent must overcome in order to successfully get to closing. Number one is that the agent must be a registered HUD agent in order to represent a buyer in purchasing the home. If you are consid...
05/14/2011
Magical Wishes and a bad escrow companies. I really have issue with bank owned properties that require a specific escrow company and give them POA. I am dealing with one right now which should have closed last week - but the escrow company was "too busy". They actually sent me an email saying the...
04/01/2011
Paperwork and home tours. I spent much of the morning organizing my files and doing paperwork so that if another agent needs to step in and do something while I am on vacation it will be easy for them to do so. I had a great afternoon touring beautiful homes for sale in Mukilteo. We looked at vie...
04/01/2011
New ideas and new opportunities were the themes for today! My day started with a fantasitc agent meeting at my office where Chad and Rudd from ActiveRain joined us to talk about blogging. So much great information! I continued to receive offers on the property I have listed in Silver Lake. It is ...
03/29/2011
Comparing offers can be heart breaking! A listing that I have received multiple offers. I started by comparing the "easy' stuff - net offer price, closing date. length of inspection period. Two offers are very close. So then I started looking at the more intangible aspects of the offer. Young cou...
03/29/2011
Today was all about the long journey home - or at least it felt that way. Tournament finals are always stressful - today it was my daughter's volleyball team finishing up a three day tournament. They played so well - I was a proud fan!! After the final game we started our journey back to Snohomis...
03/27/2011
Helping potential buyers while being halfway across the state was the name of the game today. While at my daughter's volleyball tournament I received calls on two of my listings from potential buyers who were standing outside of the homes wanting to get inside. I quickly called agents in my offic...
03/27/2011
Today was all about my daughter's volleyball tournament. The girls did great and finished the day in Division One! Of course, work also took place. I received a call from an agent that she found one of my vacant listings with the key missing and the door unlocked. I tracked down the agent that wa...
03/25/2011
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