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The Right Real Estate Agent-Did You Choose Correctly?

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Buying and selling a home is a huge life event, and the right real estate agent is the most important person you’ll work with during the transition. Choosing the right real estate agent is an important resource; they can help break down complex real estate concepts, walk you through the logistics of buying or selling a home and can help move the process along, saving you time, money and energy in the process. But unfortunately, not all real estate agents are created equal. And while the right real estate agent can make the buying or selling process a breeze, the wrong …

For Sale By Owner Sellers- Some Points to Ponder

It’s illuminating to visit For Sale by Owner websites from time to time to see if there are any new insights to be gleaned. True, as a licensed Farmington Hills Realtor®, I’m not likely to learn much new when it comes to selling Farmington Hills homes—but that’s not the motivation. Call it ‘opposition research:’ the reason is to uncover any areas where the services I provide aren’t superior to what a do-it-yourselfer can come up with on their own. Here are some takeaways from the For Sale By Owner sites Google recently presented as the most frequently consulted sites. I’ve …

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Hiring The Wrong Agent-Pitfalls

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Buying a home is the biggest investment you’ll likely ever make, and it has all sorts of implications for your personal and financial future. This is why it’s so important to work with the right agent and not the wrong agent. Too many people don’t realize just how much can go wrong if they make the wrong hire. There are some very serious problems that can arise if you accidentally work with the wrong person to buy or sell a home. Here are some of them: 1. The wrong agent is not listening A professional real estate agent (or any other …

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Sellers Should Never Reveal (Except To Their Realtor)

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Sellers Loose Lips Can Lose Leverage When sellers decide to sell their home, they may find themselves justifying their choice to anyone who’ll listen. But, as the old saying goes, “Loose lips sink ships.” In today’s world where sharing is the norm, sometimes keeping your rationale for making a move all to yourself is the right move. Though sellers would never intentionally want to harm their chances of securing the best deal possible, by being a little too honest, they can ultimately lose leverage when it comes to negotiating. The following are 8 things home sellers should never reveal (except …