Category: True Stories

How’s the Market?

With COVID-19 slowing the housing market this spring, buyers are jumping back in and making their moves now.  Summer is the new spring for Real Estate this year. A lot of people are asking:  How’s the market?  Is now a good time to buy or sell?  The answer is, YES!… 

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Now what?

We listed and sold her townhouse in a 3-day period. Part of the negotiations on the townhouse sale was factoring in shopping time to find our client her forever home. The market can be challenging when faced with low inventory and multiple buyers interested in the same properties. After the whirlwind of looking at multiple properties and making offers on 5 separate homes; the 6th offer was finally accepted. Inspections were done, appraisals were underway and we were in the waiting period for the closings…

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When do you want to meet?

There had been a whirlwind of activity on my listing; while following up on inquires a prospective client hesitantly asked me if I would meet him to see said property. He explained that he had cash and was eager to buy now but indicated no one was returning his calls or willing to meet with him. I cheerfully responded “When do you want to meet?”…

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You saw what?

When venturing out to look at properties you never know just what you will find – we always remind clients that buying a property is a process not an event. One afternoon my client and I were out looking at investment properties, most the properties we had seen thus far were vacant. As we entered a particular vacant property we heard eerie scratching and splashing noises…

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Tree Down, Power Out,

June 2019, the phone rings, ” We won’t be using the moving van today. With last night’s storm, there’s a big tree blocking the alley and our electric power is out here.”…

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A Sweet Deal

When an offer came in on an investment property I knew presenting it to the sellers would be a challenge. Years prior they felt the property was worth 3x what the market was telling us now

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In the Know

A recent client asked his neighbor who to have sell his investment property. The neighbor, “The Sign Guy”, who installs signs for a large number of Real Estate Agents and Companies said, “I put a lot of signs up for the Joyer Home Team”…

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You Be the Judge

August 14, 2019, I’m showing homes in the NORTHERN suburbs. My clients are following me in their vehicle…

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