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How Easements Affect Your Property
When purchasing a home, it is important to determine whether any easements exist.READ FULL ARTICLE
Disbursal of Earnest Money
What happens with earnest money when a contract is terminated?READ FULL ARTICLE
13 Dollar-Productive Activities
These 13 dollar-productive activities are at the heart of what a leading agent should be focused on.READ FULL ARTICLE
Referral Fees Prhibited by RESPA
HUD’s RESPA regulations prohibit the giving and receiving “kickbacks” for the referral of real estate settlement services involving real estate transactions.READ FULL ARTICLE
Changing Commission without permission
Unless all the parties in a transaction agree in writing, a licensee cannot alter the terms of an agreement once the agreement is accepted.READ FULL ARTICLE
Copyright Law and Real Estate Photography
Unless you have permission from the photographer, you can’t copy, distribute, publicly display (online), or create derivative works from photographsREAD FULL ARTICLE
Termination of Sale
The Buyer doesn’t show up for closing. The contract has expired. Can you put the property back on the market right away?READ FULL ARTICLE
Disclose or Don't Disclose?
Stigmatized Properties and Fair Housing Questions That Can Trip You Up.READ FULL ARTICLE
RMAA'S REAL ESTATE NEWS
Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?
With mortgage rates hitting historic lows, home prices appreciating, affordability rising, and the market recovering like no other, 2020 has been quite a year for real estate – perhaps one we’ve never seen before and may never see again. Let’s connect today if you’re ready to take advantage of this year’s record-breaking opportunities.READ FULL ARTICLE
Homes Are More Affordable Right Now Than They Have Been in Years
If you’re thinking of making a move, now is a great time to take advantage of the affordability that comes with such low mortgage rates. Whether you’re thinking of purchasing your first home or moving into a new one and securing a significantly lower mortgage rate than you may have on your current house, let’s connect today to determine your next steps in the process.READ FULL ARTICLE
Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market
Whether you’re thinking about buying or selling at home, there are some key perks available right now. Let’s connect today to discuss how they may play to your advantage in our local market.READ FULL ARTICLE
Why Homeowners Have Great Selling Power Today
With average home sale profits growing, it’s a great time to leverage your equity and make a move, especially while the inventory of houses for sale and mortgage rates are historically low. If you’re considering selling your house, let’s connect today so you can better understand your home equity position and take one step closer to the home of your dreams.READ FULL ARTICLE
Thinking of Selling Your House? Now May be the Right Time
There are simply not enough houses for sale today. If you’re ready to leverage your equity and sell your house, let’s connect today. It’s a great time to move while demand for homes to buy is extremely high.READ FULL ARTICLE
Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?
With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses for sale right now, there’s a disconnect between supply and demand. This imbalance is pushing home prices upward while driving more bidding wars and multiple-offer scenarios.READ FULL ARTICLE
The Pros and Cons of Escalation Clauses
In today’s Seller’s market, it is common for a Seller to get multiple offers for a home. One of the tools you can use to get your offer on top is the escalation clause. It can create an edge for your Buyer - or it may not. There are pros and cons to using an escalation clause.READ FULL ARTICLE
Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?
It appears that a percentage of people are preparing to leave many American cities. Some of these moves will be permanent, while others will be temporary (such as a getaway to a second home). In either case, many consumers are on the move.READ FULL ARTICLE
A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market
If you decided not to sell this spring due to the health crisis, maybe it’s time to jump back into the market while buyers are actively looking for homes. Let’s connect today to determine your best move forward.READ FULL ARTICLE
Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?
With new residential construction right around the corner, you can feel confident about selling your house and having a place to move into. Maybe it’s time to finally design the home you’ve always wanted. Let’s connect today to discuss selling your house while demand from eager buyers is high.READ FULL ARTICLE
What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020?
The experts are optimistic about the second half of the year. If you paused your 2020 real estate plans this spring, let’s connect today to determine how you can re-engage in the process.READ FULL ARTICLE
What is the Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate
Staying connected to the housing market’s performance over the coming months will be essential, as we continue to evaluate exactly how the housing market is doing in this uncharted time ahead.READ FULL ARTICLE
What Are the Experts Saying About Future Home Prices?
Whether you’re thinking of buying a home or selling your house, know that home prices will not change dramatically this year, even with all of the uncertainty we’ve faced in 2020.READ FULL ARTICLE
Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today
Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, there’s great motivation to be in the housing market, especially with mortgage rates hovering at this historic all-time low. Let’s connect today to make sure you’re ready to make your move.READ FULL ARTICLE
Want to Make a Move? Homeowner Equity is Growing Year-Over-Year
Now is a great time to consider leveraging your equity and making a move, especially while buyer interest is high. Let’s connect to explore your equity position and make your next move a reality.READ FULL ARTICLE