Category: Nuts and Bolts
It’s Not Always About the Price
When considering which of two or more competing offers to accept for your home, there is no doubt price plays a huge role. After all, if Offer #1 is $10,000 higher than Offer #2, that’s an enticing difference that puts thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. However, price isn’t the only thing you should […]
Fixture or Chattel? Does it Stay, or Does it Go?
As a REALTOR®, the question of Does it Stay or Does it Go comes up with every transaction. The technical terms; fixture or chattel, are how they are described. As a buyer or a seller, it is important to know what is really included in the sale. I’ve asked my law student Ghost Writer, B. Sacamano, to help […]
Home Buying Is a Process – What should you do next?
The home buying process can be exciting and fun or it can be a time of stress and anxiety. This is greatly affected by what process or plan you have implemented. It will also depend on the type of Home Ownership you have decided to pursue. There will be common factors like: Establishing your budget […]
Condominium – What does that really mean?
We often hear the word condominium shortened to condo. And for many it has become synonymous with Apartment style housing. In this post we will unpack what Condominium really means. Terminology in Real Estate can sometimes be a bit confusing so when selling or purchasing a property you need to understand what it is you […]
Will Our Real Estate Market Change Soon?
There is certainly lots of talk about the possibility of change to our real estate market and to our industry. Our Government seems to be intent on doing their part with the implementation of a new property transfer tax. Others have posted our industry should change because of perceived conflicts of interest and what could be referred to […]
The Top Three Characteristics Your REALTOR® Should Exhibit
There are polls that have been published about the most trusted professions. I checked out two of them and found my chosen fields to be among the lowest. In fact on the Ipsos Reid survey my role as a realtor wasn’t even listed. On the other, Bloggers came in tied with politicians and incrementally higher […]