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Why should you do a walk-through prior to closing?
Posted Sun, May 27th 2012 2:45 pm
Why should you do a walk-through prior to closing? You have a contract of sale to purchase your dream home.  Your Realtor mentions something to   you about doing a walk-through prior to closing...

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Can a contract of sale be ratified by email?
Posted Wed, May 9th 2012 1:15 pm
  Can a contract of sale be ratified by email? This past week I taught a continuing education class on  the 3D’s of Real Estate - Disclosures, Duties & Diligence.When we were talking about the Di...

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Listing Agents Need to Be Careful
Posted Tue, Apr 24th 2012 3:49 pm
Listings Agents Need to Be Careful    Just recently, I saw a MLS printout of a listing which had tons of misinformation.   Listing agents, I am speaking to you. Buyer agents have a right to be abl...

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Presenting a List of Requested Repairs for a Contract
Posted Mon, Apr 23rd 2012 4:41 pm
Correct way to Present List of Requested Repairs There are always at least 2 ways to do things -- the correct professional way and the slack way.    Buyer A has a ratified contract on Seller ...

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Another Example of Why One Needs Owner's Title Insurance
Posted Thu, Sep 1st 2011 3:45 pm
Mama Liz talks about another example of why one needs to have owner's title insurance.                

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Who Needs Owners Title Insurance
Posted Mon, Aug 8th 2011 3:35 pm
Mama Liz's introduction to Owners Title Insurance   This is a true story -- will make you think twice about turning down Owners Title Insurance. This situation took place in 2010.   There was...

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SC Safe Homes -- a secret?
Posted Fri, Jun 10th 2011 3:40 pm
SC Safe Homes is a mystery to most homeowners and business owners in South Carolina.It is amazing to me that so few people seem to know anything about this ability to save money on their homeowners...

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10 Mistakes Buyers Make
Posted Mon, May 23rd 2011 1:30 pm
10 Mistakes Buyers MakeIn my years as a broker/manager, these are the top 10 mistakes that I see buyers make. Not using a real estate professional to assist with negotiating Not initializing all ...

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Is It a Good Time to Buy a Home?
Posted Sun, May 22nd 2011 4:37 pm
  What do people think?  Do people think that this is  a good time to buy a home?       There have been three separate surveys just recently who say that it is. The Gallup Poll which show...

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10 Tips to Making More Sales -- Not a Secret
Posted Wed, Mar 30th 2011 4:51 pm
  I talk to a lot of agents and salespeople in general who are a little more than depressed about the current market. It's understandable as frankly, times are hard for a lot of folks. But there a...

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