Top 10 Tips to Getting An Accepted Offer in A Hot Market

Top 10 Tips to Getting An Accepted Offer in A Hot Market Is your market a little overheated due to low inventory?  Bidding wars, grumpy agents, and frenzied activity got you … [Read more...]

Do You Have Any Offers? Do You Have Any Offers? Do You…. Hello?

Do You Have Any Offers?  Do You Have Any Offers? Do You.... Hello? OK our market is hot and having any active listing feels a little like painting a target on your back.  … [Read more...]

Top Ten Reasons Why the Lender Won’t Fund

Top Ten Reasons Why the Lender Won’t Fund The dog ate the deed of trust. The underwriter won’t accept red ink, she’s going to need the loan documents signed in actual … [Read more...]

How to Frustrate Buyers and Alienate Buyer’s Agents

How to Frustrate Buyers and Alienate Buyer’s Agents Truth in Advertising. Simple concept, but in the real estate world it can get complicated. The temptation to embellish is … [Read more...]

Sadly, Taj Mahal Syndrome On the Rise

Sadly, Taj Mahal Syndrome On the Rise Taj Mahal Syndrome [tahzh muh-hahl sin-drohm] - noun - An illness experienced by owners or those who hold an interest in real property that … [Read more...]

Regarding Linens and Other Things

Regarding Linens and Other Things Years ago, my mother had a real problem with the store "Linens ‘n Things."  She loved everything in that store. . . except the prices.  She … [Read more...]

It Ain’t All Sunshine and Google Out There in Technology Land

It Ain't All Sunshine and Google Out There in Technology Land Recently, an Active Rain member seemed to get a kick out of my statement that "I am old enough to remember when … [Read more...]

The House Looking Competition

The House Looking Competition I can see it in your eyes: you think you can look at more houses than me, It's a challenge I've had from which I've claimed victory, Boom and … [Read more...]

How Many Names Have You Been Called in this Business?

How Many Names Have You Been Called in this Business? I’ve been called a million of them. Tri, Thi, Toni, Tani, Tina, Traci (huh?), and just today in a comment on my featured … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Short Sale Agent: I Already Hate Your Bank

Confessions of a Short Sale Agent: I Already Hate Your Bank I know you hate your bank.  They've taken you through hell.  You're thinking about: •·         That crappy loan … [Read more...]

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