Category: Homebuying Advice

December 1, 2016

One Date You Are Married

If you make contact with a real estate salesperson or broker who supplies you with information about a property, they can make a claim to be paid a commission even though you purchase that property through another agent or even directly through the seller.  Welcome to a behind the scenes drama that plays out from […]

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November 29, 2016

First Time Homebuyers Need Expert Help!

Expert knowledge about purchasing a home is especially important to first time home buyers. People who have purchased a home previously have the advantage of having gone through the process at least once before. They have the opportunity to learn from their mistakes. New buyers haven’t had that opportunity. The goal of this post is […]

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November 28, 2016

Twenty Questions to Ask Prospective Buyer Agents

Here are 20 questions to ask prospective buyer agents you are considering buying your home through. Explanations are also provided to further help you understand why the question should be asked and what answers you should be seeking.  Use these questions and the answers to them as your guide to deciding which real estate licensee […]

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November 28, 2016

How Do You Find a True Buyer’s Agent?

The general answer is to find a real estate licensee… …who is familiar with the local area; …who has several years of experience; …who perhaps has some industry specific designations such as GRI, CRS, ABR, CBR or SRS; or …who is referred by friends, relatives or work associates. However, the problem with these approaches is […]

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November 28, 2016

What is a “True” Buyer’s Agent?

As a home buyer you should seek out the services of a true buyer agent. True agents, such as attorneys or CPAs, owe fiduciary duties, client level services to their clients. That is what makes them “an agent”. You should seek out and use the services of a real estate licensee who understands these principles […]

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May 19, 2016

Welcome Homebuyers!

Yes, homebuying can be an adventure.  Knowing who to trust and which advice is worth considering and following is the biggest challenge you will face.  If the agent you are using also takes listings and is showing you homes for sale listed by themselves or someone else in their company do you really think you […]

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