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Monthly Archives: January 2022

    What Does Pending Sale Mean?

    By Jake Mannick | January 29, 2022

    Buying a home is a process. Once a buyer writes an offer and has it accepted, the listing is placed in a state called “pending sale.” During this stage, the principals involved perform all the elements of the contract, and once complete, the title is transferred to the new owner. Sounds simple, but this stage... Read More

    Home Improvements During Labor Shortage

    By Jake Mannick | January 22, 2022

    Tight labor markets are affecting industries across the country. Skilled and unskilled jobs remain unfilled as employers struggle to find prospective employees. For anyone ready to hire a contractor or handyman to perform home improvement projects, this shortage is causing frustration. As more people embrace the “staycation” and seek ways to upgrade their homes, many... Read More

    Buyer’s Agent Exclusivity Contracts

    By Jake Mannick | January 15, 2022

    Everyone expects to sign a contract when choosing a listing agent to help them sell their home. They understand that the agent needs to be protected as they spend out-of-pocket, upfront costs for marketing and other expenses. But often homebuyers are surprised when their buyer’s agent presents them with an exclusivity contract before taking them... Read More

    Can You Buy a Home Virtually?

    By Jake Mannick | January 8, 2022

    As we continue to see unprecedented activity in the real estate market, buyers often find they are too late to offer on recently listed homes. For the serious homebuyer, this can be frustrating, often causing them to make last-minute plans to run out and view homes, interfering with work and home life. As employees and... Read More

    Boat Accessible Properties – 4 Things to Consider

    By Jake Mannick | January 1, 2022

    Imagine strolling down to your private boat dock each morning with your cup of coffee to watch the sun come up. While this might sound like something reserved for the rich and famous, the country is filled with opportunities to buy on a lake, river, ocean, and other waterways. From small streams suitable for canoes... Read More

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