inspections: Smart Tips For The San Diego, CA Home Sellers (part 1) - 06/24/17 07:31 AM
Smart Tips For The San Diego, CA  ANY Home Sellers
Many sellers have the impression that in order to sell a home, you just have to list it, especially since it's been a seller's market in most areas of CA since Q4 of 2011. While listing on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) is certainly part of the process, there’s quite a bit of preparation to undertake before your home’s listing goes “live” on the MLS.
Here are the steps to take when you’re thinking of selling your home. Selling is an emotional process, whether you’ve lived in the home for two years or 20 years. In … (8 comments)

inspections: Preparing Your Home: The Physical Property Inspection in San Diego, CA - 02/25/17 07:35 PM
Preparing Your Home for a Physical Property Inspection in San Diego, CA
The evaluation of your home’s systems (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, solar, sprinklers, (limited) appliances, etc.) and structural components (roof, foundation, walls, windows, etc.) of your home and its general condition as it relates to the occupants' health & safety.
Buyers often ask me, “How will we know the true condition of this home? How do we know it’s not a money pit?”
My answer is of course: “It starts with a property inspection, which may lead to expertise inspectors: roofer, plumber, electrician, chimney, termite, mold, swimming pool, etc.”
Sellers often ask me, “Should we inspect … (1 comments)

inspections: The Realtor Ripple Effect - 02/22/17 07:18 PM
Have you ever stopped to think about how many people we employ as Real Estate Agents?
We may not fill out all their w-2's but without a Realtor,
they'd have far less work coming through their business.
We are the splash, that starts the ripple effect of commerce and growth for many businesses!
I just answered Donna Foerster's Q&A question about "who is on my team?" 
I was stunned to realize all the folks that make money every time (most of them) I close an escrow.
I have my in house team, my virtual assistant and my go to support professionals...
My Coach My Mentor My Attorney My Buyers Agent … (5 comments)

inspections: IT'S NOT A SCAM, HE'S YOUR FAMILY DOCTOR... - 07/26/12 12:07 AM
My buyer called me and asked “Hey Thomas, what's up with this scam???; one inspection begets another on this house?!? I don't understand why I need so many inspections? Or why didn’t I just hire all the individual experts instead of this “general” inspector?”
I recently had to calm this situation at a first time buyer's home inspection, along with the skillful help of my home inspector. He felt we lured him into an unnecessary inspection, due to how many other expert recommendations came out of it. Now for us that know, when buying a … (2 comments)

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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor e-Pro, CRS, RCS-D, Vets

& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

La Jolla, CA

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Big Block Realty 858.232.8722

Address: 8895 Towne Centre Dr. , Suite 105 #436 , San Diego, CA, 92122

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