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Five Myths About Selling A Home 11-12-2015

In real estate, there are endless myths about selling a home. Here are five of the most common and pervasive beliefs.

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A Look at Our "Rolodex" 10-19-2015

Many years ago a local doctor had asked if I knew anyone who could help him with a minor home repair. It led to conversation that concluded with finding him a great handyman as well as a creative contractor to consult with about a potential home improvement.  He was surprised at how much time I was glad to take to help and wondered why I would do that.

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Bloopers During Open Houses and Showings 09-10-2015

Real estate agents have a variety of stories to tell about property showings and open houses. Some of the situations and incidents are so odd they are almost comical, while others have caused concern.

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The ABC's of Contingency Clauses 08-13-2015

The most common contingencies in home purchase contracts involve property investigations, financing and appraisals. It may be useful to briefly consider each of these.

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5 Mistakes Some Sellers Make 07-01-2015

Special to the Palisadian-Post


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Homeowners Feel Held Hostage by Taxes 04-01-2015

Each month, my team and I provide complimentary local home value estimates for nearly a dozen homeowners. Many of these owners just want a rough idea of value as part of their overall financial picture for future plans.

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Benefits Of A Seller Pre-Inspection 03-01-2015

One benefit of having a professional inspection done before any prospective buyers see the property is that the seller has the opportunity to do some repairs in advance if they choose.

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When it Makes Sense to Downsize 02-01-2015

An increasing number of Palisadians have been experiencing the need to consider selling their home due to becoming “empty nesters.” They own a 5 or 6 bedroom house and have higher maintenance costs and/or feel that it does not make sense to keep such a large place for just the one or two of them.

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10 Tips for Sellers to Keep Your Escrow Together 01-02-2015

Many of the reasons for escrows being cancelled can be addressed in advance by careful consideration of details. These tips may help avoid the emotional challenges of having one’s escrow cancelled.

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Are The Holidays A Good Time To Buy Or Sell A Home? 12-01-2014

Is it a correct observation or a misconception that it is a disadvantage to list your home for sale during the holiday period?  Conventional belief has generally been that November-December is the worst time of the year to have a home on the market.  The reasons for this thinking are that people go on vacation, holidays distract attention, bad weather may inhibit some buyers, and many real estate agents discourage home sellers from winter listings.

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