What’s my home REALLY worth?

Is Your Home Really Worth What Zillow* Says It Is? *Zillow or any other company with an Automatic Valuation Model, that is! There are many Automatic Valuation Models available on the internet, designed to give instant valuations of property values.  In most cases, there is a big difference between the estimate provided on line and []

Conducting Pre-Sale Inspections

You will likely attract top dollar and keep top dollar when you provide good information to buyers before they write their offers. []

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Sellers are the Last to Know

I heard another agent remark recently that Sellers are always the last to know.  I hadn’t thought about this before, but in many ways, this is true.In a declining market, sellers are the last to know when the market is soft, demand is down and prices aren’t what they used to be.  That appraisal the []


One Key Question that Many Sellers Overlook When Hiring a Real Estate Agent

One question that many Sellers overlook when making the decision about who to hire to represent them in the sale of their home:  Would you ever be willing to represent the buyer as well as me?  And the follow on question: How many times have you reprsented both the buyer and the seller in a []

Can Seller Financing Help Us Sell Our Home?

Here is a guest authored article, by Ken Moll of GGB Capital.  Ken specializes in Seller Financing.  Is it right for you to consider when you are selling your home?  Possibly.  Read on.In today’s tough, tough market for sellers and buyers alike, sometimes it takes going the extra mile to get a property sold (or []

Getting Ready to Move?

Move Green.  Use Recycled Boxes. ZippGo []

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First Impressions DO Matter

This morning, I was touring Zephyr’s new listings.  I was driving to see a great condo in a great location close to cafes, restaurants and shops.  Easy access to the freeway, close to many different forms of public transportation.  Hmm, nice block with a nice mix of architectural styles represented. As I spied the []

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Getting Ready to Sell?

So, you are ready to list your home, and you have decided with your agent that you are better off moving out, painting and making minor repairs before putting your home on the market.  I learned of a great new service for people on the move Zippgo.  The company rents boxes and sells moving []