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A Fixer-Upper Could Be Profitable

There is always a small percentage of homes for sale at any given time that can present a profit opportunity for anyone looking for a bargain and willing to do some work.  Today’s market has many short sales, foreclosed properties and REO’s that may fit into this category.  Each will have its own challenges for […]

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Final Walk Through Inspection

When you are buying a home, it is essential to do one or two final walk-through inspections prior to closing. Check completed repairs If the seller was required to make requested repairs, verify that the repairs have been made as soon as the seller notifies you they are complete.  Do not wait, because if problems […]

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Who Pays For What….

During any conversation I have with a buyer or seller, one question always arises…. Who pays for what?  Here are some tips on what is generally traditional in who pays what in a real estate transaction: Items the Seller can generally be expected to pay for: Real Estate Commission Escrow Fees or Attorney Fees / […]

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