This house is great…it comes with a snake.

Instead of talking about the market this morning I’m going to bring you some comedy from the life of a Realtor.  I told my broker this story the other day and he said I needed my own show with all the drama I run in to while showing homes.  I think he’s...

Sometimes, it’s just not worth that much.

Appraisals are a HUGE issue in this market.  Put a home under contract for $300,000, and it could very well appraise at $275,000.  This is a fact of the marketplace and sellers have to deal with this reality.  Sellers in the traditional sense, and sellers in the bank...

A-B-C Illegal as 1-2-3.

The ABC transaction.  I had an encounter with one the other day.  Here’s the scoop on this. My buyer saw one of those home-made signs in his neighborhood that says something along the lines of “bank owned $50K, buy now!”  I search on the MLS for the...