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Real Estate Broker Owner - Riverbend Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO
ABR, GRI, buyer's rep, seller's agent, relocation, REO, foreclosure, HUD listings, Fannie Mae listings

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2010 

You believe that half a commission is enough compensation when an agent sells your unlisted house. I understand that, but here's what is wrong with your reasoning: If I write a contract on your house, after obtaining a limited showing agreement from you, I am the only agent involved in the transa...
Posted over 3 years ago
“Do you have any rent-to-own properties?” It just may have replaced yesteryear’s most frequent floor call question: “Do you have any properties that would be good candidates for a flip?” Both questions come from property virgins (to borrow a term from HGTV) who honestly believe they may be able t...
Posted over 3 years ago
I've been sleepy and even dozed once at an open house. I woke up with that clumsy "I-shouldn't-be-asleep" jerk when I heard the front door open, and I'm sure the incoming visitor recognized the startled "now-I'm-awake" look. Since then, I've taken some sort of distraction with me. I have a Kindl...
Posted over 3 years ago
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If you think your name is unique, just Google it! Mine is not unique, whether I am Liz or Elizabeth, whether I use my married name or my maiden name. Since my maiden name is England, just imagine what Elizabeth England produces. Ah, but Google the whole thing, and I find that I AM unique (though...
Posted over 3 years ago
Here an underwriter, there an underwriter! This time it was the title company's underwriter (instead of the lender's underwriter) who came up with additional requirements late in the game while my deal was nearing the close date. Because my seller's house had been remodeled, the seller had to pr...
Posted over 3 years ago
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Liz Lockhart

GRI, Cape Girardeau Real Estate
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Life's journey and all things real estate-- REO, short sale, buying homes, selling homes, listing homes, buyer agent, seller's agent, relocation