Sept. 16, 2018

Things you may not know about being a Realtor!

1. Not All Agents are the same. Different agents have different specialties - but more important is choosing an agent who has a personality that meshes with yours. 

2. Working with a listing Agent does not mean you are getting a better deal it simply means the list agent is probably keeping 2 sides of the commission. The list agents obligation is to the seller not you as a buyer.

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Sept. 14, 2018

The 88 Reasons a transaction can fall apart


The Lender/Closing Attorney:

1.      Fails to notify lender/agents of unsigned or unreturned documents.

2.      Fails to obtain information from beneficiaries, lienholders, insurance companies, or lenders in a

timely manner.

3.      Let’s principals leave town without getting all necessary signatures.

4.      Loses or incorrectly prepares paperwork.

5.      Does not pass on valuable information quickly enough.

6.      Does not coordinate well, so that many items can be done simultaneously.

7.      Does not get HUD to buyer/seller for review and there are errors.

8.      Does not find liens or title problems until the last minute.

 

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July 31, 2017

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