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Monthly Archives: September 2019

    Tom’s Take #134 – The confidentiality responsibilities between a realtor and consumer?

    By Tom Toole | September 24, 2019

      There is a lot of sensitive information in real estate transactions, ranging from social security and bank account numbers to the price that a Buyer or Seller would agree to. The stakes are high and it is critical to have someone that you can trust. Many clients are not clear on the responsibilities of... Read More

    Tom’s Take #133 – Trump Administration unveils plan to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    By Tom Toole | September 17, 2019

      The Trump Administration announced last week that they are rolling out a plan to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It is being called the last piece of unfinished business from the financial crisis of 2008. So what does it mean for the housing market? Is the plan finalized? Get all the answers here... Read More

    Tom’s Take #132 – What happens in the mediation room?

    By Valerie Wasman | September 10, 2019

      Disputes arise in real estate transactions. The next step per the PAR Agreement is to go to mediation if it is unresolved between Buyers and Sellers. This video is not to tell you what mediation is (check out episode #98 of Tom’s Take). If you want to know what happens inside the room and... Read More

    Tom’s Take #131 – The amount of money needed to buy a home

    By Tom Toole | September 3, 2019   If you are considering making a purchase, have you done the research regarding how much money you will need? An alarming amount of real estate consumers have the wrong information. Check out episode #131 of Tom’s Take to learn how much money you need for a down payment and some of the other... Read More

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