‘Short Sale’

Short sale? – buyers beware!! Meet & Discuss Further <|> Share Your Wish List easy, quick, predictable, a sure possibility of condition of property or title history, etc. NOT  In fact, here are some excerpts from a disclosure for buyers. I think it says it best: ‘…. If you will be frustrated beyond the savings … More ‘Short Sale’

Like Chip & Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, remember to seek wise counsel.

Investing in property ? Like Chip & Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, I recommend you seek wise counsel ‘and all these things shall be added unto you’ says Biblical scripture. When there is more that 1 person as part of the buyer / seller / ownership  package, I take just as seriously the ‘non-financial aspects’ … More Like Chip & Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, remember to seek wise counsel.

Why use an ALTA

ALTA Title Policies Exactly which defects are covered under the insurance depends on the type of insurance policy. A standard coverage policy normally insures the title as it is known from the public records. It also insures against such hidden defects as forged documents, conveyance by incompetent grantors, incorrect marital statements, and improperly delivered deeds. … More Why use an ALTA

Institutional buyers are buying distressed properties,…gigantic hoards

……If you think rapidly rising home prices is a good trend, you might want to think again. ………….Institutional buyers are beating owner-occupied traditional home buyers to the market. With gigantic hoards of cash at their disposal they are buying distressed properties, mostly those in foreclosure or through lender facilitated short sales, one at a time … More Institutional buyers are buying distressed properties,…gigantic hoards

Real Estate May Be The Buying Opportunity of the Decade

After you read the below article I posted in 2012, jump on forward to this: Investing: then and now March 29, 2018   … so said Time mag back in July 2011. Click the photo to check their logic. I wouldn’t have called out the buyers quite so quick, but now I’m bullish on buying. Why … More Real Estate May Be The Buying Opportunity of the Decade

Moving up: Whats that big dream house cost in time and money ?

There are some good articles and checklists on why owning a home, moving, or large home vs a smaller one is more expensive. Based on many factors I typically discuss w/ a buyer/seller up front, I agree on most points – based on planned usage, time you plan to stay there and many other factors. … More Moving up: Whats that big dream house cost in time and money ?