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Difference between Seller and Buyer Real Estate Agents

Tasks Performed by the Seller’s Agent Seller’s Agent is also called the listing agent…. A listing is the written agreement between seller and a real estate agent/broker who will represent the seller in the sale of the property.   A brief summary of the tasks performed by the listing agent: Consultation with seller to determine their […]

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California Agency Disclosure in Real Estate Sales

What are Broker Fiduciary Duties This disclosure explains the different agency relationship/representation that is possible when a home buyer or seller is entering into a contract with a real estate broker.  In California there are 3 types of agency relationship:  Seller’s Agent (listing agent), Buyer’s Agent (selling agent) and Agent Representing Both Seller and Buyer […]

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Tips for Foreign Homebuyers in San Diego


What You Should Know When Buying Property Real estate transactions are different across the United States….  and especially when compared to other countries.  For the foreign home buyer, it can be a bit confusing to understand what to expect when buying a home in San Diego, California area.  What is involved in a real estate […]

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Appraisal Tips for Owners and Real Estate Agents

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How to Obtain a Good Appraisal…. The business of appraisals has changed since I started my real estate career many years ago…. especially when the Dodd-Frank Act was enacted in 2010 which I wrote about in a previous blog "Appraisal Scoop 2012".  The essence is that real estate agents and lenders can no longer contact […]

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