A simple term like As Is can have many meanings. When used in the world of real estate, it goes to a different parallel. The ambiguity of the statement may not be what you want when selling your home. Or maybe it is! The real estate business is always full of intrigue and surprise. Often I am presented with situations that, not … [Read more...] about Should You Sell Your Home As Is?
The Good The Bad & The Misunderstood of Seller Credit Every week I look for a real estate subject that will help Berks County home buyers and sellers better understand the dynamics of the real estate industry. I did not have to look far this week. It again became apparent that many Berks County home sellers do not fully … [Read more...] about What is Seller Credit to Home Buyers
There is more than active to Berks County property status than you may be aware of. Following is a detailed explanation. Many home shoppers venture online to seek a new residence. Websites bombard them with real estate information like never before, and they absorb it readily. The question is; are they getting the accurate … [Read more...] about Berks County Property Status :: More Than Active
Is it Necessary to Pay a Real Estate Transaction Fee? If you are reading my info-article for the first time you will quickly understand that my goal is to educate home buyers and sellers about the nuances of the real estate business. If you are a consistent reader you know I tell it like it is (or how I believe it is). This … [Read more...] about Shedding Light on the Real Estate Transaction Fee
Most home buyers consider hiring a home inspection company to review the condition of the property they are about to purchase. The home inspection can include the following: Home/Property Inspections and Environmental Hazards (mold, etc.), Radon, Wood Infestation, Water Service, On-Site Sewage, and almost anything else one can … [Read more...] about Don’t Get Caught in the Home Inspection Trap
Pricing a home or property may be the most challenging thing a Realtor endeavors to do for an owner. Price it too high, and the home is destined to be mercilessly passed over by the masses searching homes online. Estimate the home’s value at something less than what the owner believes it is worth and you may not get the listing. … [Read more...] about The Butcher Baker and Candlestick Maker… Oh and Zillow
On the eve of April 18th, 1775 two men set out on, what would become, a historical journey. Both men had great intentions and failure was not an option. One was better prepared than the other and thus history remembers him best. William Dawes mounted his steed and rode into the night, combing the countryside, warning everyone … [Read more...] about Your Home Should be Revered by House Buyers
When a buyer and seller enter into an agreement of sale to purchase real estate in Berks County, it is a common practice for the buyer to provide deposit money. The deposit money is often recognized as a sign of good faith and commitment from the purchaser to honor their obligation to purchase the real estate. 35 Years ago … [Read more...] about Where Has the Deposit Money Gone?