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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP
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Realtors in Texas are required to use certain forms when buyers and sellers want us to help them with their real estate transactions. The portion below can sometimes cause problems. It's an area where the seller and buyer are to provide their personal contact information...   This information is ...
Posted 2 days ago
I have a love/hate relationship with Linkedin. Weekly I probably get 10-15 notifications. Everything from connection requests, to spam, to random emails that have nothing to do with real estate. This morning I received an email from someone trying to refer me to a window company who services the ...
Posted 12 days ago
Several times a year I am approached by people who want to become a Realtor. Many of them think it's a great way to supplement their income while they keep their day job. A lot of others are interested in a career change. I decided to type this blog to save myself time. Each time I'm asked I'll s...
Posted 14 days ago
1. In 2004 a home seller asked if when she sold the home if she could uproot and take with her a 20 foot tall tree that she had planted when she bought the home. It was a wedding gift from her grandfather. In its place she agreed to plant a tree very similar to the one she planned on taking.  2. ...
Posted 29 days ago
Sometimes 1 spouse is left off of an offer. It's nothing that should be of anyone's concern. But this is earth, and that means someone-somewhere will either be offended or have an issue when they shouldn't. Welcome to society. When a husband and wife (or any set of buyers) submit an offer they do...
Posted about 1 month ago
We're in the middle of a Sellers Market. There's no doubt about it. Homes are selling for full-price, many for more than asking price. Seller confidence is swelling and buyers are being forced to pay more for a home today than they did this same time last year.  Today a potential home seller told...
Posted about 1 month ago
Spike Lee has a few things to say about the way his old neighborhood has 'evolved.' More specifically, he partly blames Real Estate Brokers. CNN quoted Spike Lee exclaiming, "real estate brokers and "mother******* hipsters" conspired to change the names of neighborhoods like the South Bronx to So...
Posted about 2 months ago
It's An Open House, Not A Cafe, Pub or Petting Zoo! One of my friends recently asked me if when I conduct an open house do I provide food, desert, music, cocktails or clowns. Yes, clowns. The reason he asked is because he said he attended an open house with a clown. There was also hot dogs, lemon...
Posted about 2 months ago
A buyer called about my listing on 19091 Over There Blvd. She was interested and said she'd have her Realtor show her the home. That was on a Friday. When Monday came I received an offer from a totally different person that my seller ultimately accepted. After I changed the status on the MLS from...
Posted about 2 months ago
Submitting an offer on a Friday during a seller's market can be agonizing. The whole hurry up and wait routine can begin on Friday and end sometime on Sunday. The weekends are usually when everyone else is out looking at houses, especially if there's a scheduled open house. A lot of times sellers...
Posted about 2 months ago

Greg Nino

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RE/MAX REALTOR® serving all of Houston, Cypress, Katy, Spring and Harris County. Available 7 days a week. Residential resale, new construction and leasing.