affecting a home sale: Maintaining a vacant home - 04/18/09 01:50 AM
Many years ago, way back in 1996 we had to relocate and sell our home. It was in the last market downturn and we had vacated our home for almost a year before it finally sold. Shortly after the "first-time buyers" had moved in, they took a bath and the water had leaked into the carpeted master bathroom. Since that never happened when we lived there, we didn't understand how something like that could happen or be our fault for that matter.
Unfortunately for us, the buyers thought it was a pre-existing condition that we didn't disclose, so the beginning of a 4 year arbitration had unfolded. Years later, we realized the home sat … (0 comments)

affecting a home sale: Appraisals and How They Affect Our Market - 02/28/08 03:02 AM
Have you ever been to a garage sale where the owner of the "merchandise" was just asking for way too much? Sometimes this happens because emotionally, we are not ready to let go of something we used to get so much enjoyment from - whatever that item may have been.It happens all the time; we all have a difference of opinion on how much something is worth...The same applies to the value of homes when it comes to selling - buying, or refinancing one.
I had a conversation the other day with an appraiser that recalled an experience with a homeowner who was berating … (0 comments)

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Lisa Hayashi

Retired Realtor

Rancho Bernardo, CA

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