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Video: When is a Commission Due In a Real Estate Deal?

Monday Oct 19th, 2020

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When is a Commission Due? When a seller signs a listing contract to sell their property with a broker, the seller agrees to pay the broker a stated commission if the broker sells the property during the period of the listing contract. The commission to the broker is due if the broker brings a qualified buyer who is ready, willing and able and who meets the terms set forth by the seller – provided that the buyer signs a sales contract, the seller accepts and the transaction... [read more]

Video: Sell Vacant or Occupied?

Friday Oct 16th, 2020

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Will a home sell faster and for a better price if it is vacant or occupied? The general consensus is that occupied homes sell faster than vacant homes.  Buyers have a harder time visualizing themselves living in an empty home.  Vacant homes can appear cold and uninviting. Empty rooms seem smaller. Any flaws become more obvious.  One of the best ways to counteract these negatives is to stage the vacant home with furniture… even a small amount will... [read more]

Video: Who Is Responsible for Making Repairs

Wednesday Oct 14th, 2020

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Who Is Responsible for Making Repairs Called For in a Home Inspection. A home inspection helps a buyer discover any issues with a home before the closing.  The buyer is responsible for selecting and paying the home inspector, but if the inspection report calls for repairs to be made, who pays for them? There are three typical outcomes: the seller can agree to make the repairs prior to closing… the seller can credit the buyer for the cost of repairs… or the buyer... [read more]

Video: Signs You Are Ready To Sell Your Home

Monday Oct 12th, 2020

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Signs You Are Ready To Sell Your Home When people start to outgrow things they often notice signs that tell them it’s time for change. So… what are some signs that it is time for you to start looking for a new home? Perhaps your current home no longer fits your family’s basic needs… such as when your children move out and you find yourself with a lot of extra space. Perhaps you’re no longer emotionally attached to your home. If you’re really... [read more]

Video: Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Friday Oct 9th, 2020

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Ways to Improve Your Credit Score When you apply for a loan, your credit score helps lenders decide how likely it is that they will get paid back.  A credit score is based on information and formulas that help financial institutions make lending decisions.  The higher your score, the better your chances are to obtain the loan. Here are some ways to improve your credit score. Sounds obvious, but first, make sure you pay all of your bills promptly. Try to keep credit... [read more]

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