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Why You Should Not Price Your Home Higher for Negotiating

Sometimes listing agents hear a common and valid question, 

"How much negotiating room should I leave in pricing my home?"

While for some transactions, it's beneficial to setting the price high and leave room to finagle, the real estate world doesn't quite work that way... Read more...

Dual Agency Conflicts



Whether you are buying or selling a home, you want your real estate agent committed to you fully.

However, with dual agency, what originally would be an agent who fights for you in deals with your home will now turn to a neutral party in the transaction... Read more...

Real Estate Scams to Watch Out For

When buying or selling properties, there are high stakes involved and large sums of money involved. With that, comes scammers who will try and steal money whether you are a buyer, seller, agent, attorney, etc... Read more...

Can We Rely on Zillow’s Estimates?

In searching for a home, Zillow is one of the most popular sites and apps that people use. With it being so popular, the question follows if its pricing on properties are actually accurate and should be considered seriously... Read more...

Real Estate Ideas That Need to Die

Popular conceptions drive decisions people make every day, whether it may be what food to eat or what stocks to invest in. Nowadays, ideas and conceptions can spiral into popularity with social media being a huge part of our lives... Read more...

When is a Home Functionally Obsolete?




In buying or selling your home, it’s a given that the house is in competition with other houses in the area. So how do you find out if your house is functionally obsolete against your competition?
Firstly, what does it even mean if a house is considered functionally obsolete? Sure, it might be in working order, but does it match up properly with the housing market around it?
Usually when a real estate agent is talking to you about functional obsolescence, it has to do with the economy of the housing market that your house is in... Read more...