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August 3, 2018

Can You Buy Real Estate With Bitcoin

Can You Use Bitcoin to Buy Real Estate? Yes, you can buy real estate with Bitcoin. In fact, you can buy real estate with just about anything, including cows, goats & chickens, if your seller is willing to accept what you offer.
July 20, 2018

What is Dual Agency and Why You Should Avoid It

As a real estate agent, one of my duties when working with clients is to explain agency law - who represents who in a transaction. Buyers are represented by Buyer Agents and Sellers are represented by Listing Agents. Dual agents, however, ‘try’ and represent both the Buyer and the Seller in a transaction. I say ‘try’ because I don’t believe there is any way you can truly represent the interests of both parties
June 8, 2018

Are we in a Buyer’s market or Seller’s market?

Are we in a Buyer's market or Seller's market? That is one of the most frequent questions I get. And it is a good one. If you are getting into the market or out of the market, you should have some idea of what you are dealing with as it will affect your strategy whether you are buying or selling. First, let's define what a Buyer's or Seller's market is.
May 11, 2018

Do You Really Need Title Insurance?

What can go wrong? Plenty. There are many reasons why you want to think twice about not getting title insurance.
April 27, 2018

6 Tips to Unmask Hidden Problems and Avoid Disappointment

April 20, 2018

A Perfect Storm Hits the Real Estate Market

The spring housing market is typically the busiest time of year for real estate. However, this year, house hunters will have even less to look at due to a ‘perfect storm’ of market conditions squeezing an already tight supply even tighter.
April 13, 2018

How Accurate Are Zillow Zestimates?

For some reason, people have come to treat Zestimates are the defacto standard. Maybe it has something to do with our desire for instant gratification. In today’s internet-obsessed society, we want instant answers. How accurate are they? Not very. They are better used as a starting point for determining value, not the endpoint.
April 6, 2018

One of the Worst Ways to Invest

I work with a lot of investors and a lot of what I call ‘accidental investors’ - people who had no intention of becoming a real estate investor, but do so when they move and rent out their property because it ‘almost covers the mortgage’. I cringe when I hear that phrase.