June 2022

How to spot a walkable neighborhood

Posted on Jun 24, 2022 in For Buyers

Strolling to a café for breakfast, walking around the corner to yoga—isn’t that the life? Before you buy or rent, here’s how to suss out whether a neighborhood you’re interested in will let you get out from behind the wheel.

See what locals have to say.

When it comes to picking a neighborhood, do a search for “What Locals Say.” It is a good way to fi...

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Can a Buyer Inspect a Home Without a Seller’s Permission?

Posted on Jun 17, 2022 in For Sellers and/or Buyers

Here’s the scenario: Your house is on the market, and you have interested buyers, but they are concerned about the roof. Maybe your home has a bit of damage from the last storm, but it’s nothing major. Still, a potential buyer sends a roofer to check things out without your approval. Sending a professional to somehow inspect the condition of your h...

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How to get over losing out on a home

Posted on Jun 10, 2022 in For Buyers

You had such big dreams for the two of you. You were ready to make the big commitment. You thought you’d grow old together. But then your offer on the house didn’t go through. You lost out. You won’t be buying that perfect-for-you place. You won’t be cooking in the all-white modern farmhouse-style kitchen or planting roses in the lushly sodded and...

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6 Potentially False Home-Selling Hopes and Dreams

Posted on Jun 03, 2022 in For Sellers

Home sellers are in a great mood these days. And who can blame them? In this seller’s market where homes go fast and for top dollar, many sellers are excited to cash in and make a killing. In many cases, they’ll succeed—yet this wild exuberance can also go overboard. Such bullish optimism could result in an uncomfortable collision with reality.

1. Y...

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