Often times, I encounter buyers that have not obtained a pre-approval or even spoken to a lender because they do not want their credit to be adversely affected by an inquiry. Unfortunately, most agents will not take buyers around that have not been pre-qualified. Time and gas are expensive, and few agents will invest in... Continue Reading →
My colleague and I have long pondered the uncanny similarities between the housing market and the dating market. Let’s face it, in our neck of the woods, both are dog-eat-dog, and both are rife with broken promises and disappointment. If you can’t relate, then you have not been in the game, either housing or dating,... Continue Reading →
A dear client and friend of mine reminded me that tax grievance time is approaching, and that maybe I should guide readers on the process, which I often do with my sellers and buyers. What does tax grievance mean? In our neck of the woods, you will indeed find yourself grieving the cash that comes... Continue Reading →
Here's the thing, schools cannot be summed up by a number from 1 to 10. They are not Victoria's Secret models, folks.
Many buyers I meet find themselves looking for the perfect “starter” home. That is typically a home with 2 bedrooms or more, 1100 sq ft more or less, and they will generally settle for a single family house or condo/townhouse. Because prices in our area have skyrocketed, a relatively turn-key home that meets such criteria... Continue Reading →