Back in May of 2012 I wrote about multiple offers and a weekend of disappointment for my buyers of that weekend. All three fell into multiple offers and it was very frustrating. As summer came that did slow down to a little more reasonable pace. Today, we are back to the same place we were, […]
Throughout time buyers of real estate have had an agent. Who and what that agent represents has changed throughout the years! In Oregon we have buyer agency and seller agency and dual agency. Every single person that contacts an agent should receive The Oregon State Agency Disclosure Pamphlet. So one of my competitors who I […]
Spring is often referred to as “Silly Season” because it is the time of year that many homes come on the Central Oregon Real Estate Market. Pricing your home correctly in this market can be the life or death of your home sale. Over priced homes sit on the market losing valuable time. Many times […]
Today Buyers and Sellers alike are hearing these terms more and more which bring more questions than answers most of the time. There are many misunderstandings of what these terms mean and what the process is or can be. The current real estate market is one that even veterans of 40 plus years have never seen before. Let’s explore what these mean here locally and have a glimpse of what they may mean in other areas.
Most buyers and sellers have no idea what title insurance covers and what to watch for in a preliminary title insurance. Amerititle has a great site to explain Title services and insurance. Below is what it covers, but do check out their site and see what other items you should be aware of. False […]
In Oregon you do not have to use an escrow and title company to purchase or sell a property. However, most agents will not work on a file without it going through an escrow and title company. Many buyers and sellers are not aware that title and escrow are two entirely different things. Escrow does […]
Many awesome Central Oregon Homes have sat on the market and not sold. Many of them have had some good showings yet buyers have purchased other homes. In today’s real estate market the competition is tough. As a seller, you might consider hiring a home staging expert.
One of the first things that a Real Estate Broker in Oregon should do is offer you a copy of the Oregon Real Estate Initial Agency Pamphlet (click to view it). This pamphlet explains agency for both the buyer and the seller. Both the buyer and seller in Oregon are entitled to specific expectations when […]
Selling your home in the winter is not as difficult as many people might make it out to be. Just remember, your buyer needs to feel, welcome and not overwhelmed. To list your home this winter – drop me a email or give me a call I would be happy to assist you.
A short sale on the buyer’s end should be thought of as a traditional sale, you have a buyer that is wanting to purchase a home, a seller wanting to sell a home. The only difference at this stage is that the seller can not sell the home at the sales price without the bank’s approval.