Category Archives: Montgomery County

Is housing still dangling off the Fiscal Cliff?

The recent bill passed to avoid the financial crisis we now identify as “The Fiscal Cliff” has some items in it that will impact housing for the short term.  However, some items are yet to be addressed, and they could … Continue reading

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Just Dropped In (to see what condition my condition is in)….

This post is motivated by the current market, and furthered by my love for the movie “The Big Lebowski.”  The title of the post is one of my favorite songs from the movie, and it’s a good spark to my … Continue reading

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Strategy – Short Sale, now or never?

We, as a country, have gotten better over the past few years at getting back to treating our personal finances like a business. We’ve made decisions for the betterment of our family based on needs, not wants, and we have … Continue reading

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The Art of the Referral….

We all remember Wayne’s World… you know the scene… “and they told two friends, and they told two friends, and so on, and so on.”  Referrals can be a great positive thing – and an even worse negative drag.  Did … Continue reading

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Home Equity Lines of Credit and Your Credit Score

What You Need to Know and Do Credit reports have always been important, but they’ve grown even more important in recent years. Now more than ever, you need to make sure you understand what’s on your credit report – and … Continue reading

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TOP 10 QUESTIONS TO ASK THE SHORT SALE LISTING AGENT BEFORE MAKING AN OFFER

HOW TO EVALUATE A LISTING AGENT IF YOU ARE REPRESENTING A BUYER 1. What is your experience representing sellers in short sales? Dealing with a knowledgeable and experienced agent who has successfully closed many short sales is imperative for a … Continue reading

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For Sale By Owner (FSBO)… Fact or Fiction

With the deterioration of equity in homes over the past 3-4 years, many people look to go at it on their own to offset their losses by saving commission.  Those that know me understand that I fully support giving everything … Continue reading

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Property Tax Appeals Are In!

First, let me confess…. as I sit down to write this blog, I have ransacked my son’s Halloween bag to muster up the energy…  Now, that that is off my chest, I can move on with things…. wow, don’t I … Continue reading

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Is Buying A Short Sale Right For You?

With the recent Foreclosure Freeze, as a result of the “Robo-Signing” scandals, it is anticipated that Short Sales will become increasingly more popular. Much of this is just speculation, as experts are guessing that a bank will have increased incentive … Continue reading

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The Long and Short of a Short Sale

Wow… today marks the first day in over six months that I don’t have to deal with Bank of America on a Short Sale… I feel eerily lonely for some reason. The agent representing the buyer and I have joked … Continue reading

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