1. Selling your home? Be certain to check out the competition.

    Reader Question: Monty, what market information do we need to help us determine the asking price when we first offer our home for sale? Doug P. Monty’s Answer: Hello Doug, and thanks for your question. The words “market information” infer the question asked is about external market data separate from the data about your home. Asking about […]

    June 25, 2013
  2. Buying a home? Avoid risking your earnest money deposit.

    Reader Question: We sold a home in Feb 2013. We received a pre-approval letter from the buyer’s lender in March. Because of the buyers pre-approval, we went out and purchased a home and put a $5,000 deposit down. The “old” home sale did not close on the designated closing date because the lender dragged their […]

    June 10, 2013
  3. 5 “pick a broker” tips for new agents.

    Reader Question: I am considering getting my real estate license. Is it better taking a course by a real estate company in hopes of getting hired by them or take a course online? Do the companies hire as many people as they can (to bring in more commission) or are they selective? How does that work?  Patricia […]

    June 3, 2013