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Great Home or a Great Deal?

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By Jason O’Neil Are the two at odds with one another? I say yes. I begin each buyer consultation with the simple question: “Do you want a great deal or do you want a great home?” The responses are typical: “Both! Ha Ha Ha…I mean, can’t we get both?” “Uhhhhh. Great home?” “Somewhere between.” “Great home. Good deal. Is that …

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Your Clients Deserve the Best Advice

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By Laura Rubinchuk For the past two years, I’ve been able to bury my head in the sand when it comes to distressed properties. It’s just not a huge part of the market in the area I do most of my business. As of this morning, only about 6 percent of the active listings were short sales, and fewer than …

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Tricks and Treats for the Real Estate Market

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By Heather Soldonia More scary than mummies, black cats, or cobwebs is the looming question: Has the real estate market bottomed out? We REALTORS® have been asking Congress “Trick or Treat? … Please come up with some creative ways to revive the real estate market. Pretty please?” When Forbes reported the 10 worst real estate markets of 2009, eight were …