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I'm re-blogging an excellent article that every buyer should read.  Very appropriate for me anyway right now, because I myself am puzzled by what I'm seeing in the market.  Enjoy! 76FC7DFF-8264-1A41-DE4C-1E04EF398F00 1.03.01Low Balling Offers-Why Do Buyers Do it?- It's really important for Buyers...
09/13/2010
It seems like every time I'm involved in a vacant land transaction, funny stuff happens.  Stuff that makes me wonder about whether or not the other side is on the up and up. The last two transactions I've had, I've been the listing agent. I've learned to Google buyers and agents just to make sure...
08/15/2010
Excellent advice on how to challenge a BPO valuation if there has been a factual error in their calculations. It happens...  Your short sale was approved?  Wonderful.  The buyer’s lender under-appraises the property?  Not so good.  What do you do?  Do you call the short sale lender and tell them ...
07/31/2010
Today marked the much-anticipated(at least from what I gathered from Facebook) opening of Seafood City at Westfield Shoppingtown Southcenter.  I've been hearing about this for a few weeks now, but until going there today I couldn't really picture a grocery store inside a shopping mall.  It's comm...
07/16/2010
Anyone who owns a condo or is thinking about buying one should read this, and save it in case you need it.  I know I've had some of these experiences in both selling and owning a condo.  This is such a well-written post from another Realtor just trying to do her job in the face of ridiculous inte...
06/13/2010
What follows is an intriguing post about the future value of FHA assumable loans at today's rates.  Courtesy of Elizabeth Weintraub, Sacramento-based real estate agent and author. A very informative read!Lots of real estate agents want to know what's the next thing that's on the horizon for real ...
06/07/2010
Recently there has been quite an increase of people using their land to grow food for their families.  People usually choose to do this either out of economic necessity or for sustainability reasons; eating your home-grown vegetables saves the transportation and energy costs associated with buyin...
06/07/2010
My family and I decided to take a little day trip up north on Saturday.  We chose Whatcom County because we haven't been there for a while, and there are plenty of spots that we haven't checked out yet. So I've been searching online for about an hour, trying to figure out which places would be be...
06/03/2010
I was just turned on to this inspiring website called The Prudent Homemaker while reading one of my favorite couponing blogs.  The author of Prudent Homemaker is the mother of six children under the age of eight, and the wife of a Realtor.  The "About Us" page chronicles the last two years of hav...
06/02/2010
"Unique" is the operative word here.  For this is the famous "Amityville Horror" home, the home that was the site of a horrific multiple homicide in the 70's.  It is believed to be haunted, and it was the subject of the movie "The Amityville Horror", which was probably the scariest movie I saw wh...
05/29/2010
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