Sunday, 02 August 2020
Friday, 10 January 2020
Question: “Is it really worth the money to hire a stager. Can’t I stage my house with my existing furniture?” Answer: Yes, you can, but it may not be optimal. It depends on: Your furniture Not all furniture is good for staging. It should be: In new or excellent condition Coordinate well with your home’s
Friday, 03 January 2020
Question: “When we bought our house, the seller’s agent told our agent the seller would come down $25,000. And sure enough, we offered a little low and they came down the 25K. Now that we plan to sell and the shoe is on the other foot, I don’t want our agent saying things like that.
Friday, 31 May 2019
Question: “I interviewed agents to sell my home and chose an energetic young guy who was very successful. The only problem, I found out later, was that his success was a mirage. He had sold very few homes and didn’t know what he was doing. What should I have done?” Answer: “All that glitters isn’t
Thursday, 12 March 2015
Question: “I’m interested in selling my condo in La Jolla. I’ve already spoken with an agent who promised she’d accompany other agents for all the showings. Are you willing to do that?” Answer: I’d never do you such a disservice! Why is that a disservice? Because it usually dramatically reduces interest and showings. Let me
Thursday, 26 February 2015
Question: “My wife and I have our home for sale and just got an offer. My agent said to get the price up, we should basically pretend to have other offers and make something called a multiple counter offer to the buyer. I have a very bad feeling about this and really don’t want to.
Thursday, 05 February 2015
Question: “I just suffered through six months of having my home for sale, and it didn’t sell. I’m sure it’s because my agent over-priced my home. Why would an agent do that?” Answer: Could be one of many reasons: — 1. Honest Mistake — Agents are human. I’ve overpriced a few homes in my 30+