Real Estate Contract and Agreement: Its Ideal Length and Importance


Real Estate Contract and Agreement: Its Ideal Length and Importance

The following is an interpretation of the comments the author heard on material discussed on the Barry and Larry Radio show on Sept 29, 2018 and commentary from the author. A real estate contract is a written agreement between the consumer and the real estate agent that formalizes the relationship of both parties in the transaction. Once signed by the [read more...]

 

Buyers Agents report low inventory


Buyers Agents report low inventory

Today we spoke with some of our premier buyer agents in the Boston, Massachusetts and the Los Angeles California areas. They are reporting some frustration with the market because they have buyers wanting to buy but the inventory of available properties is low. This makes for a frustrating experience for both the buyers and the buyers agents. It is a [read more...]

 

How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent


How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent

Many people will engage the services of one of the first real estate agents they talk with.  Agents typically have good people skills so this is easy to do.  However, we recommend you interview several agents.  For most of us, it is the biggest financial transaction of our lives, so doesn't it make sense to take a little time and [read more...]

 

How do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?


How do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

A most common question asked our staff is "How do real estate agents get paid?" Real estate agents typically get paid a commission out of the transaction at closing based on the sales price. The percentage built in to the sales price varies widely between different countries and different regions within the United States.  For example, in the United Kingdom [read more...]

 

Prior to Choosing Your Agent


Prior to Choosing Your Agent

Assess your wants and needs in a home by checking out this short video.  You will want to do this step prior to choosing real estate agents:   Other steps to take before meeting with a real estate agent: Examine the codes of ethics and standards of practice of trusted sources such as national and state associations. Learn about the [read more...]