All Realtors® are not equal. Many years ago, when I was purchasing my first home in New Jersey, I had no idea of what to look for in a Realtor.
Having an extraordinary mortgage lender on your side is crucial. It can be the deciding factor in getting the house you want.
As a boy, I saw my father buy, renovate and sell investment properties — over and over. Can you imagine a life where real estate closings become routine?
When I help clients weigh the many factors in choosing a home, the most important and angst-producing ones are location, condition and configuration.
Recently, a friend introduced me to a young buyer who had been searching for a home for over two years. She had written loads of unsuccessful offers on San Francisco properties and invested so much time chasing the market up, up, up.
I’ve debunked a lot of misconceptions in the course of working with umpteen homebuyers and conducting 50+ how-to-buy-a-home seminars. Commonly held real estate myths can cost you money, and the home you have your heart set on. Here are five of the biggies.