The seller of the vanity – Susan – was a little cautious about who it would go to. It had been her mother’s, and Mom cared that it go to a lady who would care for it, who’d use it well and often. Being close to a “10” on the vanity scale myself, I was the perfect buyer. The morning construction activity at my vanity table clocks in at about 1 minute longer each year as I age so that by now i’m sitting there for a good twenty minutes before I’m ready to face the world.

This declaration has been stated by an independent company who recently published a chart of major U.S. cities. The cities were ranked according to mortgage risk in each metro real estate market.

Now that you know how it works, the main difference between the traditional real estate point and flat fee MLS listings is the amount you will pay. Unlike traditional real estate brokerages, there is no commission due if you sell on your own without a buyer’s broker, you pay only the low, flat fee. An average seller can save between ,000 to ,500 per 0,000 of their sales price.

I am not out knocking on doors or making endless cold calls like so many seminars taught us to do. There is a definite time for such marketing tactics, but this is not that time. I have my “perfect employee” working for me right now and I have had to hire extra administrative help to handle the overflow. After a brief interview, usually over the phone, I invite my new clients to my office to meet with my loan officer, Chris. Chris will pre-qualify them and get us on the right path to meet their needs.

Buyers have more time. Your home may actually see more visits during the holidays than if you listed it in the spring or summer, since many people take vacation time over the holidays.

Too often for sale by owner homes stay on the market for weeks and even months without a single offer. Perhaps the biggest cause of this is a lack of visibility. If people don’t know your home is for sale, they won’t know to make an offer on it.

To start with, I want to add that every state in the us has somewhat different foreclosure procedures, and i can only speak directly about the foreclosure procedures in California. However, I won’t mention any rules or points specific to California law, in hopes that this page will assist you no matter what state you live in.