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Am I Ready to Buy a Home?
By Randy
January 5, 2017

Am I Ready to Buy?

Readines when it comes to buying a home takes more than just money. There are other factors involved - factors not involoving money but can be as important. People make decisions not just based on financial issues but on other things as well like your personality, abilities and values.

Probably one of the most important consideration you'll have is the environment. What kind of place or neighborhood ...

Seller Etiquette
By Randy
January 13, 2017

How to Keep Good Seller Etiquette

When you put up your house for sale, you will come across different people - both pleasing and difficult to deal with. You will be meeting potential buyers, unqualified buyers, agents and unknown vendors. There is an unwritten protocol to how sellers, buyers and their respective agents interact. If you are having a hard time dealing with people, let your agent know so they could help you solve the problem.

Sellers Should Think Like a Buyer
By Randy
January 18, 2017

Think Like a Buyer

As a seller, your goal is to sell your home in the soonest possible time at the most favorable price. To achieve this, there are many factors involved. Some of these factors like the home's condition, asking price and marketing strategy are factors that you can control. However there are some other things that influence a buyer's decision in buying a house.

When you enter the market, you need to understand most buyers' wants and needs if you want to be succesful. Competition is tough so you need to know what ...

Roles of a Real Estate Agent
By Randy
January 30, 2017

The 7 Roles of a Real Estate Agent

Their major responsibility is to protect your interest as a buyer and as their client. Their main roles are the following:

  • Educates you about your market.
  • Negotiates on your behalf
  • Analyzes your wants and needs.
  • Guides you to homes that fit your criteria.
  • Coordinates the work of other needed professionals.
  • Checks and double-checks paperwork and deadlines.
  • Solves any problem that may arise.