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Patty O'Brian

Get Their Attention!

Get Their Attention!

There are many reasons to feel pressured to sell, be it a job transfer, family medical issues, or financial hardship.  This is when you face cold hard facts about your home’s value and what you can expect to net from…

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Listing Lingo

As if the language of real estate weren’t confusing enough, the wave of bad lending practices and loan defaults of recent years have added more terms that have subtle but important shades of difference.  When you prepare to speak with…

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The Numbers Tell a Story

Real estate transactions are increasingly complex these days, especially in relation to short sales and constantly changing mortgage lending rules.  Setting a fair price today is also particularly challenging, as markets correct themselves amid fluctuating factors. So it’s no surprise…

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Look at it This Way

Look at it This Way

Most of us don’t have the resources – or the guts – to own stocks in really large quantities.  That’s what makes your home such great “risk capital.”  It’s not the stock market, and you shouldn’t look at buying a…

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It Pays to Stay

It Pays to Stay

If you want to take advantage of the affordability of homes today, but anticipate major life changes in the next couple of years, you have to consider the implications of selling so soon.  Keep the following factors in mind when…

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