Posts tagged "Real estate strategies"

Can An Offer Letter From A Home Buyer To A Seller Make A Difference?

Can An Offer Letter From A Home Buyer To A Seller Make A Difference?
The Chicago Tribune ran an article last week about how home buyers can sweeten an offer with a love letter to the seller. Love letter is an expression used to describe an emotional appeal from the home buyer to the seller in an offer letter to earn an advantage in the bidding process. The letter... Read more »

The Logic Of The Pocket Listing - Why Not List On The MLS?

The Logic Of The Pocket Listing - Why Not List On The MLS?
There is no shortage of real estate mythology, superstitions, and old wives’ tales but one of the strangest concepts is the pocket listing and I think I’m due to weigh in on it since there seems to be an upsurge in the use of this strange technique in the face of a hot real estate... Read more »

For Home Buyers That Want The Real Estate Commission For Themselves

For Home Buyers That Want The Real Estate Commission For Themselves
I remember many years ago, long before I got into real estate, talking to a listing agent in another city about how I should be able to get the real estate commission on a purchase because I wasn’t going to use a real estate agent. Wow! She looked at me like I was from another... Read more »
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When Homes Are Overpriced - Example: Oak Brook

When Homes Are Overpriced - Example: Oak Brook
Single family homes in Oak Brook are way overpriced. How do I know this? There are two glaring indicators based upon sales data from the last year. First, all you have to do is look at what homes in Oak Brook are selling for relative to their list prices and the discounts are huge compared... Read more »
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