Single women and purchasing condos and homes at more than twice the rate of single men according to a survey by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). According to the survey, single women comprised 18 percent of all sales last year as compared to only 7 percent of single males. Single women are only second to married couples as the [...]
Real Estate Sales
Helicoptering a Showing
Much like helicopter parenting, hovering is largely unhealthy for a successful viewing of your home. The buyer is uncomfortable and can’t express their true feelings, less they offend you and their agent should direct them to not tip their hand by showing interest. So what have you accomplished by being there: The [...]
The FSBO- For Sale But Overwhelmed
Sell your home yourself, it makes perfect sense. How hard can it be and it will save you at least the commission to the listing agent. Depending on your sales price, that could save you a nice chunk of your net proceeds. I mean how hard can it be? My neighbor moonlights as a real estate [...]
One of our agents, Georgieanna Fisher, was recently told by a soon-to-be seller at Glen Ridge that Home Selling Team was not a listed as “preferred realtor” for Glen Ridge. It’s true, Home Selling Team declined to renew our status as a “preferred realtor” on the list that is distributed by the Administrator to residents. We were on the list for several years but chose not to renew after realizing there is no benefit to any Glen Ridge owners or to us as their Realtor.
This post is not supported by knowledge of an engineering report confirming the existence of a failing foundation nor a disclosure in the MLS stating such, but by a visual inspection of the property, precipitous price drops, foreclosure, and a reduction of almost $50,000 in assessed value by the town. This contemporary cape is a 3 bedroom, [...]