Monthly Archives: May 2019
Tom’s Take #117 – Want to get into your new home before the school year starts?
School is almost out and it is not too early to be thinking about next school year when it comes to real estate transactions. Buyers with children in public school normally aim to target a move and closing date prior to the start of the new school year. This can be stressful. Check out... Read More
Tom’s Take #116 – What is your agent’s vacation coverage plan?
The first summer holiday weekend is upon us. People go to the beach, mountains or a weekend getaway. Realtors are allowed to take vacations to and they also have a responsibility to their clients. Homes sell every day of the year and the market moves fast. Check out episode #116 of Tom’s Take to... Read More
Tom’s Take #115 – Redfin wants to eliminate Buyers agents
CEO Glenn Kelman of Redfin rolled out a program that will allow direct offers to be made on Redfin listed homes. Will Buyers feel comfortable going this route? What does this mean for Sellers? Will the deals stick? There are a lot of questions, check out episode #115 of Tom’s Take to get answers. Read More
Tom’s Take #114 – Appraisal contingencies and how they work
When Buyers are getting financing, the home has to appraise for the purchase price, most of the time. To find out what that means, check out episode #114 of Tom’s Take to learn about the embedded appraisal contingency and the actual addendum to the Agreement in Pennsylvania. Read More