Problems That Sellers May Try to Hide
Whether you’re a seasoned house hunter or a first-time buyer, the process of purchasing a home has plenty of pitfalls.
“All homeowners sign a disclosure document about their property so buyers know what they’re getting into; however, it can be very tempting for some to tell white lies or conveniently forget facts,” says Wendy Flynn, owner of Wendy Flynn Realty in College Station, TX. “In fact, a very large number of real estate lawsuits stem from owners misrepresenting their property.”
So, just to be on the safe side, here are some common cover-ups and how you can crack them.
Know This About Your Global Buyers
When working with international clients, it’s important to recognize the cultural differences and also to be aware of various cultural faux pas that could end up costing you the deal. According to NAR’s Global View blog, the first step in navigating this niche is understanding the difference between high context and low context cultures.
Are Buyers Ready for the Competition?
The spring housing market is heating up and demand is high across the country.
“Would-be buyers face a dilemma: There will be more homes on the market over each week of the next three to four months, but there will also be even more prospective buyers,” says Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com®’s chief economist. “We are entering the busiest season of home buying with the lowest amount of inventory in three years.
It’s time to put your hat in the ring for the upcoming elections for CVAR officers and members of the board of directors. This is not only an opportunity to know what the latest issues are concerning the association, but also for you to have a direct say as an officer or director. Click on the fillable form and submit your application.
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