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Selling With Renters Inside

If you’re selling a house with renters inside they will need to be a primary consideration in how you sell the property, and you will need to have a plan for what information you’re communicating with them. Renters have rights to continue to live at the...

Leave Behinds

Don’t assume anything about what type of home improvement materials may be left behind at a house. If you’re selling a house to an investor you can likely strike a deal to leave behind whatever you don’t want. But if you’re listing the house,...

Additional Inspection Services

Sellers should be prepared for the likelihood of buyers hiring a home inspector to inspect the property if it is a market listing. These days there are additional inspection services buyers may choose from to have performed including radon testing, sewer line scoping...

Homes Like Yours

Many people understand that the value of their home is primarily tied to the house’s location and size. But in determining the market value there are nuances and details that need to be considered. Market value, whether suggested by a realtor, appraiser or an...

Moving On & Support

One of the most frequent requests we get from home sellers is for advice on moving. From recommendations for moving companies to thoughts on whether a garage sale could help clean out the clutter, people seem to need guidance in this area and it’s often...

Parts of the “Best Offer”: Clean Break vs. Broom Clean

Parts of the “Best Offer”: Clean Break vs. Broom Clean If you’re listing your house on the market, you will likely be getting offers from buyers with an implied or explicit agreement that you will give them possession of the property “broom...

Parts of the “Best Offer”: Closing & Possession Date

Parts of the “Best Offer”: Closing & Possession Date Two critical parts of any purchase agreement you negotiate are closing and possession dates. For the most part, if you’ve listed your house the buyer will expect to receive possession at...

Parts of the “Best Offer”: Seller Net

As a seller you’ll likely receive an offer that is a gross price to purchase your home. That is the price the buyer is offering to pay from which debits will be deducted by the title company in order to calculate your net proceeds amount, which is the money you...

Too Hot To Handle

Too Hot To Handle Sellers, buyers, and agents may have remarkably different experiences throughout the buying and selling process depending on where they are. In some “hot” markets in particular the west coast, making an offer contingent on inspection may...

Low-ball Offer

Low-ball Offer “Low-ball offer” can be a divisive term and it’s a common one too. How a “low-ball offer” is considered depends greatly on whether you’re on the selling or buying side, an agent or an owner. While some offers may be...