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Various information on real estate: sales methods, home staging, home improvements, real estate law, land use, real estate trends, appraisals, escrows, property inspections.

2016 Real Estate Predictions

Let’s kick off the New Year with the experts’ 2016 Real Estate Predictions! Mortgage Interest Markets really haven’t reacted much to the slight increase the Fed did in December… because a lot of the expectations of the rate increase was already built into the current mortgage rates.  However, many believe that mortgage rates will likely […]

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Luxury Home near Pensacola Florida

Luxurious Tildon Estate in Northwest Florida Yes, there is luxury in Northwest Florida in the real estate market…. from the beach homes to a fabulous estate in Milton that is just east of Pensacola.  The Tildon Estate, listed by Sam Parker of Main Street Properties, consists of over 73 acres for multi-generational family compound.  The […]

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Interest Rate Outlook

What's in a word?  Perhaps little, perhaps much.  In the end, it all depends on the word or who is uttering it.  In terms of communication goes, one word isn't much to go on. The Federal Reserve ended its September meeting  and while no change to policy was expected, we did see the most subtle […]

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Home Buyer Survey 2015

Improving economy and job growth draw buyers back to housing market, forming more households, REALTOR® survey finds With an improving economy and job market over the past year, home buyers have started forming households again, and buyers who previously experienced a foreclosure or short sale are back in the housing market, according to the CALIFORNIA […]

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San Diego Real Estate Market

Whether or not the recent leveling off in the San Diego market is a precursor to another surge or another decline. That is the question.  The median price for single-family, re-sale homes in San Diego County stayed level in July from June.  The median home price has been higher than the year before for the […]

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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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