Ego: It kills real estate transactions

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Buying Homes, CA, Investment, North Park, Palm Springs, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes

Ego:  It kills real estate transactions

Ego.  We all have one.  If we recognize it, we can see it stares us in the face.  It’s that ugly little monster.  It’s also the one thing that destroys real estate transactions.  Why?  Because real estate agents have huge egos. My company operates is on the premise that every transaction needs to be a “win-win” or there is no deal.  I look at a real estate transaction as one big math problem that just needs to be solved.  So if every transaction...

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Yes! Stage your home for sale.

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Buying Homes, CA, coronado, Gaslamp, Golden Hill, Mission Hills, North Park, Palm Springs, Point Loma, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes, South Park, University Heights

Yes!  Stage your home for sale.

  I get asked all the time about staging.  Should I do it, or shouldn’t I do it?  The short answer is, yes, you absolutely need to stage your home.  The second question is, how much does it cost?   We’ll get to that in a minute.  Let’s focus on the benefits of staging. First, the why?  Buyers, on average, are walking into anywhere from ten to twelve homes over the course of the buying process–before making the decision to write a contract.  They...

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Why Having a Trust is so Important

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

Why Having a Trust is so Important

We’re all going to die.  I hate to break that to you.  It’s just part of the circle of life.  So, what happens if you leave your heirs with no will or no trust?  I’ll tell you what you leave them… a MESS!  Check out what you can do to prepare so your wishes are respected.                   Searching for a home? Check out homes from $300,000-$400,000 Check out homes from $401,000-$500,000 Check out homes...

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The Secret to Short Sales

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in CA, Distressed homes, HELOC, mortgage, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes

The Secret to Short Sales

The Secret to Short Sales.  You might be starting to read this thinking, “I knew it, there’s away to get this done quicker, smarter, or faster.”  Well, that’s not at all what this blog is about.  The truth is there is a secret to short sales and it’s the one that you keep from yourself, or others. I’ve been saying for several weeks, that indeed we are in a shifting market.  The real estate market is taking a dive and no one is talking...

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