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Vacation home shopping? Don’t get ripped off

After our (virtual) client appreciation party this year, I heard from one of our happy homeowners about their vacation home search. She wrote: We are working with the agent who previously helped us with a rental. He is absolutely not at the caliber of working with you and your team, but I think for second

By |2021-02-05T12:49:13-05:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Exclusive Buyer's Agents, House Hunting|Tags: , , , |

How to choose a good listing agent

Q: What does an exclusive buyer’s agent like me know about the work of a seller’s agent? A: Almost everything. 2020: If you are considering selling an empty house, now is a very good time to sell. There are many sellers who can't sell now, because they are living in the house and do not want

By |2020-07-23T06:53:56-04:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: thinking of selling?, Brokers and Buyers|Tags: , , , |

Watching for a recession. What are the indicators?

What should you look for as an indication that the seller’s market is on the decline? How can you watch for a turn in uneven supply and demand balance in favor of buyers? As exclusive buyer’s agents, we’ve seen this before. But, because we are a small company who work with a small number of

What’s happening in the spring market, 2019?

Spring real estate market Here's what we're seeing at 4 Buyers Real Estate. Our clients continue to buy properties, even against competition that is willing to waive their rights to a home inspection or a mortgage contingency. (That contingency allows buyers to get their deposits back if their mortgage is delayed or denied.

Data You Need to Know, Data You Should Ignore

More data is not better data. I advise my clients to look for indications of negotiation points, like comparable sales, the seller buying another property, and neighborhood issues that are chasing the seller from their property (this is common if a building project is nearby or the taxes just went up… that kind of thing.)

How’d we do? First half of 2015

When the spring market came, it came! The snows in February slowed the beginning, then, wow. Because demand remains high, we are seeing more competitive bid situations (bidding wars) than we did in 2014. We are pleased for our clients who have bought so far this year. Our report card, first half of 2015: All