Let me share a story with you. This is a situation that caught me totally off guard, although being in the business this long I thought I was prepared for almost anything. The story starts out fine. One of my best friends, who was also my college roommate, and his wife were looking for their… Continue reading Don’t Treat Your Buyers Agent Like This
I was talking to some former buyers of mine and decided to write about this topic. They are having a tough time financially right now. They were telling me that they did not even buy at the high end of their pre-approval, but they are still having trouble making the payments. I feel their pain… Continue reading How Much House Can I Afford?
I wanted to offer up some quick thoughts about my feelings on the current state of the housing market and most importantly where I think house prices are headed in the future. I clearly cannot predict the future and I think that in a world where American Idol is the most popular show on TV… Continue reading My Take on Housing Prices
Just as a note before I start, not all advice is perfect in all situations. The following is general advice on submitting offers. The Agent Most Likely is not Lying to You The title of this point goes to show you how people feel about real estate agents. I think I read something where people… Continue reading 5 Crucial Things to Consider Before Putting an Offer Down
There is a lot of money to be made in real estate and there are lots of ways to make it. While the previous statement is very true, let me also say that making money in real estate is not easy. It is very competitive and although one good real estate deal may make you… Continue reading Making Money with Flips
Let me just start by saying that the below information is certainly not true for all real estate agents. These are just some things I have learned/witnessed over the years that I think it is important for buyers and sellers to know. I have seen too many buyers and sellers go into a deal or… Continue reading Secrets of Being a Real Estate Agent
I always knew saving for my retirement was going to be tough. I know that by the time I retire social security will be dried up, pensions will be a thing of the past, and people will be living longer than ever before. I must admit though I never thought it would be this tough.… Continue reading My Home is My Retirement Plan