Closings never go smoothly

My house has a va buyer who is already approved so i thought it would be a snap. The realtor is good and we have negotiated all the “stuff” easily. Treasurer of Hoa is out of the country so no bank account statement. Amazingly enough when escrow sent a...

Don’t use zillow zestimate

That is an average. Appraisers don’t average. They pick the ones closest and measure up or down according to the features of the comps. Something that is on a dead end street is worth more than the same house on a busy street. B edrooms and baths matter....

How to sign a contract

We have reached a meeting of the minds, as they say, on my house. My years of dealing with realtors have taught me well. When i got the contract i rprinted it and read EVERY LINE AND LOOKED AT EVERY BOX CHECKED. These are the things that can come up later and bite you...

Deja vu

Amazing, i always tell my students that when they are figuring the costs involved with buying and selling a property, they have to figure on 2 sets of closing costs, realtor costs and repair costs. The extra thing you don’t expect is the selling broker sneaking...