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 Here is the scenario . . . .  A buyer purchased a home that was listed for $800,000 but since multiple offers he paid $950,000 for the home to win the bid.  This was in 2021.  He put 10% down and carried a mortgage for $855,000. Now seller has to unexpectedly move for work and doesn't want to re...
02/06/2023
  Here is the scenario . . . Home listed, buyer agent puts offer in.  Listing agent says, we have multiple offers and will be reviewing soon.  Days later, Listing agents sends email, sorry your offer was 2nd best and we chose the best offer.  Buyer agent's response is thank you and good luck with...
02/01/2023
Are you worried your home may be going to foreclosure? Have you failed to make your mortgage payments?  You may qualify for a short sale as an alternative. It is best to speak to a real estate agent that is certified in short sales and foreclosure.  If you sell your home in a short sale, you can ...
11/23/2022
 Has anyone completed a recent short sale with Chase.  I just want to say how slow the process is.  It seems when in the past when there were thousands more short sales Chase was more efficient.  It has been a slow process when Chase asks for one thing from me . . . a week goes by . . . asks for ...
02/25/2020
  Out of the five homes I showed today to one of my buyers, not one had heat over 50 degrees.  When it is really cold inside the house, it is difficult for my buyers to feel like home and hard to concentrate on what is important about the home because they are ready to leave when they get there b...
01/27/2019
My buyers and I went to one of the homes on the list of homes we were touring and we walked in and my buyers were so facisnated by all of the decorations, they forgot what the space was like, what the kitchen looked like, whether the stove was gas or electric.  They asked me more questions about ...
11/26/2018
In the past 2 weeks I have received more than normal leads from buyers that already are currently working with an agent.  So I ask why are you not contacting your agent?  The responses are as follows . . ..  1.  I don't want to bother my agent but when I find something then I will contact my agen...
11/25/2018
Happy Thanksgiving to all! Even when you think your Thanksgiving isn't perfect . . . Giving Thanks to what we do have and who we have in our lives is what this day is about.  Enjoy your family, friends, food, drink and day off from Real Estate!   
11/21/2018
I was just speaking to a friend of mine who just had her mortgage loan switched from Wells Fargo Home Morgage to Specialized Loan Servicing.  Her loan was one that wasn't supposed to be sold and after all of the years gone by they sold it.  She looked up the reviews and there are so many recent c...
11/20/2018
Today I showed about 12 homes.  The one thing I noticed about 9 of the 12 are the gutters were already full of leaves and debris.  The exterior of the home looks so much better without leaves filled, sticks hanging over, and debris over flowing the gutters.  This time of year is when we have to m...
10/16/2016
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Stella Barbour

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