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 A Walking Encyclopedia and Funny, too! I was was walking postcards in the neighborhood where I'd just sold a house on 22651 La Vina Drive in the Seville tract in north Mission Viejo when I met a nice lady who was walking her dogs.   We chatted as we walked.  She took a postcard and the next day,...
08/19/2015
 Sold by Jill Murty for $26,000 Above the List PriceMission Viejo Single Story in the Seville Tract  My terrific listing on 22651 La Vina Drive, Mission Viejo is sold!  We had multiple offers above the list price of $600,000 and landed $26,000 over the asking price.Click photo for virtual tour   ...
08/17/2015
 Can Funds be Wired Between Escrow Companies?  Why is it a Good Idea? Did you know that some banks require that wired funds stay in the account for 24 hours before they can be wired back out?  How can this affect your timeline when coordinating the sale of  one home and the purchase of another?  ...
08/13/2015
 Low Cost Vaccination Clinic this Wednesday, August 12 Mission Viejo Animal Services Center 6:30 - 8:00 PM ↙️ ↙️ ↙️ The next clinic should be the second Wednesday in February 2016 if the 2015 schedule is followed.  Once the date is confirmed, I'll blog it.   Watch my blogs on this and other inter...
08/08/2015
Is Time of the Essence?  You Bet Your House it is. It happens all the time.  A property has been on the market for a while.  The buyer is interested, but thinks there's all the time in the world to make an offer.  Maybe they're waiting and watching, hoping for a price reduction. You advise the bu...
08/04/2015
What's in a Last Name? A nice couple walked into an open house at my Mission Viejo listing at 22651 La Vina Drive.  We chatted about what they were looking for in a house and we got to where I asked for their contact information.   The girlfriend typed her info into my iPad.  I asked the boyfrien...
08/04/2015
In My Pajamas Surrounded By My Dogs  Escrow was just opened on a property in Coto de Caza where I'm representing the buyer.  I called the escrow officer to introduce myself and provide my information, the buyer contact information, etc. The nice escrow officer asked: "How do you like to work?"  M...
07/22/2015
Oh Verizon, You're So Wacky Verizon sent a text message to me saying I can get more data per month at no additional charge and no changes to my contract.  All I had to do is reply YES.  I've been receiving the same message for months and finally decided to reply yes.  Easy, right? I immediately r...
07/22/2015
  Shameless Self-Promotion Leads to a Really Nice Endorsement  I posted a link to my recent ActiveRain blog post on Facebook about having received multiple offers over list price on a new listing.   One of of my nice clients whose home I sold two years ago commented on my having sold the home so ...
07/21/2015
 22651 La Vina Drive, Mission Viejo In Escrow Multiple Offers Over List Price (Update: SOLD for 26k over list price)  - Click on photo for single property website - Listed by Jill Murty!  Three bedroom, three bath single story home in the Seville neighborhood of Mission Viejo is in escrow!  Over...
07/18/2015
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