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By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
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Doll Houses - Did They Lead To My Real Estate Career   I have always loved doll houses. My mom did too, and used to build them and decorate them. She always had several going at one time. I have built a couple. There is something so fascinating about the world of miniatures. I have books on doll ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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From a distance it looked like a nice shed. New siding, new windows and doors. And fresh paint. What's not to like? But before going in I had a look around the exterior. Looking at the support beside the door with the platform I sure didn't like what I saw! Unstable, erratic, including ma...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
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$675 / 4br - 1317ft² - ▐► Rent to Own Sunny Summerville-4-2.5 Duplex ( 131 Boone Street)) 4BR / 2.5Ba 1317ft2 duplexavailable jul 16w/d hookups off-street parking ▐►Summerville Rent to Own Duplex (131 Boone Street)Available for Occupancy!*Painting, carpeting, and landscaping renovations are compl...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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Exceptional West LA Townhouse for Rent! OverviewMapsPhotos $5,000 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom5 UnitsInterior: 2,960 sqft Location 1258 Barry Ave#2west los angeles, CA 90025USA Inna Ivchenko Mannis Real Estate Group(310) 867-0698inna@mannisrealestate.comhttp://...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Yes, you read that right. YOU make ME the best-est there ever was! What am I talking about? How can I throw out such a braggadocios claim? Am I really that good? You betcha, I am all that and then some...this post is telling you so. ;-) You see, there are no public ActiveRain statistics (that I k...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, Menifee Lakes California Real Estate
(REALTY EXECUTIVES OTF)
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“We’re Not Trying to Spank People” “We’re trying to ring a bell and get people’s attention,” says Felicia Marcus, board chair for California’s State Water Resources Control Board, as reported by the LA Times. Governor Brown declared a drought water emergency earlier this year (2014), and asked Ca...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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Closing the real estate transaction is the last stage of the homebuying process. When the closing date arrives, all parties come together to complete the details necessary to finalize the articles of the purchase contract between the buyer and the seller. and the ownership of the propert is hande...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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Repairs are an issue that not only have to meet the satisfaction of both the buyer in the seller during the negotiation process, but, in some cases, the repairs may also be required by the lender. An example of a lender required repair is an FHA loan that might require a guard rail on the front p...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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It's time to establish value. The lender wants to know if the house the buyer is signing for is actually worth the dough that their about to lay on the line. That's why the lender wants an appraisal. And the lender wants an appraisal from someone who is licensed to perform an appraisal an...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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The Buyer Orders A Home Inspection The buyer or buyer's real estate agent is responsible for ordering a home inspection report, if they decide to have one performed. A home inspection usually costs around $350 for the average home, and maybe an additional fee if a termite inspection is includ...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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The Appraisal Is Ordered The mortgage company will order the appraisal after the buyer has been approved for the loan. The buyer has to pay for the appraisal. The smart buyer will ask the mortgage company to wait until after the home inspection to order the appraisal. This is to make sure that th...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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David Saks' Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ================================================================= ZoningThe regulation of land by local government under its police powers. Zoning controls things as building height, size, use and the use of the land for public and priva...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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David Saks'                                                                          Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ========================================================== YieldThe interest earned on an investment by an investor or by a bank on money it's loaned. This may ...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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It's time to insure that all parties have all of the contracts and the information associated with them to begin the closing of the real estate transaction. When the Offer to Purchase Contract is accepted and signed by the seller and delivered to buyer's agent, you, as the seller's ag...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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It's time to get serious ! The earnest money. The money deposited by a buyer, which is given to the listing agent, demonstrates the buyer's serious intentions to proceed with the purchase of the home. (ya think?) This is also a deposit which may be governed by the terms of the contract. T...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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This is what the contract may include: 1. The terms of the sale and the sale price 2. Any legal descriptions required to accurately portray the characteristics of the land 3. A statement including the type of deed to be delivered by the seller to the buyer 4. A statement including the type of tit...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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Once the offer has finally been accepted, and the aspirin bottle emptied, a promise is made by the offeree to become liable to the conditions and terms made by the offeror. This acceptance of the offer must be communicated to the offeror. If any aspect of the terms proposed by the offeror are rej...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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Pretty self explanatory at this stage. We don't want to get stuck in a turnstile, but, if the home means that much, the buyer's going to put the wheels in motion and fire back with another offer, rejecting the seller's counter, which can't be accepted at this stage unless put back...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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There are so many things can we can talk about here, but promptly discussing the counteroffer with the buyer is where we begin. The numbers have to be reviewed in a realistic manner fairly reflecting the financial interests in the property. Reviewing the comparatives is a good thing to do at this...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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We're not playing chess here. Most people don't like chess because they think it's boring, and so are the people who play the game. I've heard it said that the people who devote too much time to the game are insane (Bobby Fischer for instance). Chess is for people with too much ti...
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