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Don't hide from today's transitional market

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Dear Sue, I have had my home on the market for several months. I have had a few interested buyers but no offers. I thought that lowering my price would get more...

Agent competition heats up in changing market

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Dear Readers, For those of you who are wondering what is going on in the current market, please read the letter received from Gary Young of HomeTown Realtors,...

Buyer in hand may be better than one in bush

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Dear Sue, I have a big house that I am no longer able to keep up. The kids are gone, so we never use the pool. My wife and I decided that even though we love it,...

How to have your exchange and get cash too

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Dear Sue, I have a rental property that I have owned for about 15 years. I am moving out of state and want to take my investment property with me. I would also...

Don't be spooked by lawsuits when selling home

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Dear Sue, We are getting ready to sell the home that we have lived in for the last 20 years. I have enjoyed living here and raising my family. The children have...

Arbitration takes a shortcut to resolving disputes

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Dear Sue, Real estate is a hobby of mine. I consistently buy and sell three or four residential properties each year. Since I invest in several different areas,...

Realtors complain 20/20 needs better eyesight

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Dear readers, I have received a number of letters regarding the recent 20/20 program on the real estate industry. I also saw it. It was like...

Strong negotiator is your best ally

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Editor's Note: Here is an article from the archives of Home $$$ and Sense, with advice that readers may still find pertinent today. Dear...

Avoid becoming the next Hatfields and McCoys

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Dear Sue, I was wondering if you knew anything about easements. I have been living peacefully on my property for the last 20 years. Last year someone bought the...

Market heats up competition for home sales

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Dear Sue, Thank you for the informative article last week on the current real estate market. I believe your observations and insight about the direction of our...

Let the experts speak on the changing market

Home $$$ and Sense

 
Dear Sue, I just spent the last month and a half getting my home ready for sale. I did everything and then some to make my home what my agent calls "market...