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Short Sales are absolutely the most frustrating of all Real Estate transactions I have encounter.  I have been involved in a few but this latest deal gets me to wondering if the personnel on the bank side have any idea of what they are doing.  I went to a seminar provided by a business that helps...
08/29/2008
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First off I would like to thank all those who replied to my last post, I received some great info that I will use to help sell my listings. I have another question.  Do you really think it is necessary to be with a name brand agency to do well in this industry?  I have found that since I have bee...
08/28/2008
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I am looking for some advice.  Outside of your local MLS posting, were else do you post your listing and do you have to pay for these additional post?  Have you found these outside post to be beneficial in actually finding a buyer?   thanks for any input.   Jim
08/27/2008
I always recommend to a buyer (especially for bank owned units) to not only have an inspection but to also have a sewer scope which is usually not offered from home inspectors.  In Colorado this service can be acquired for about $99.00, the company we use will video scope the line to the main lin...
08/27/2008
I posted this question: When you counter an offer to purchase, you (selling agent) need to submit the counter proposal and the signature page of the original contract with the countered box check and the initial space initialed. My question is, should each page of the original contract be initial...
08/21/2008
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I came from a seminar on short sales today and learned some things that I found to be very unsettling. This is just an example: buyer offered lender 200K on a 250K property lender refused property went into foreclosure and sold for 170K. There were countless examples of similar instances were the...
08/21/2008
Still trying to get an answer?   When you counter an offer to purchase, you (selling agent) need to submit the counter proposal and the signature page of the original contract with the countered box check and the initial space initialed. My question is, should each page of the original contract b...
07/09/2008
If you were the buyers agent and the only hing holding up the deal was 2.5% commission versus a 2.8% commission would you kill the deal?  I am just trying to get an idea of what that means to most of the community.  Is that additional .3% on $400,000 so important that you would not help your buye...
07/09/2008
I have a real quick question for anyone in Colorado, or anyone who has the knowledge to answer.   When you counter an offer to purchase, you (selling agent) need to submit the counter proposal and the signature page of the original contract with the countered box check and the initial space initi...
06/18/2008
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I have been in the Real Estate industry for several years as an appraiser and (I am not going to lie) I have always had that stereo typical opinion that agents really don't do anything, well, I am sorry I take it all back.  I have discovered that (especially in this market) you must be very patie...
06/18/2008
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