Last week I told you about a very stressful property auction experience during which my buyer bid-bid-bid-bid- bid-bid-bid ——- and then bid again – only to drop out at the very end of the auction. He almost-but-not-quite ‘got the bid’, as they say. We started getting ready to look at other properties a couple of… Continue reading June 15th, 2018 – What a Difference a Day Makes OR online Auction, Part 2
The 2nd quarter is almost over so it got me to wondering about how things are going around here. I’ll give you the full quarterly update early in July but here are the numbers from 1/1/18-6/13/18: Since the first day of the new year: -805 properties have been listed -444 received offers and went under… Continue reading June 13, 2018 – Woah…..that was FAST! (or What is Happening in the Salem County Real Estate Market yr-to-date?)
A beautiful contemporary home, situated across from the banks of the DE River and around the bend from FT MOTT State Park, offers nearly 2,700 sq ft!! Each and every room has been renovated & completely redone! TREMENDOUS water views, especially from the upstairs loft that boasts a cathedral ceiling! Imagine having a front row… Continue reading June 11th, 2018 – 15 Isaacs Drive in Pennsville
Should You Get Your Real Estate License in 2018? (Or 16.5 Ways To Earn $$ in the Real Estate World This Year) You may be wondering how Real Estate sales are going in our area. The statistics are showing us that the number of consumers making their moves has dramatically increased this year. Realtors are… Continue reading Is It The Right Time To Become A Realtor?
Today I had the new experience of bidding on a property utilizing one of the online auction platforms; auction.com. When I tell you it was frustrating & stressful…..I really, really mean it. Two days ago my client and I attempted to place his bid but both the site and the app were down. Across the… Continue reading June 7th, 2018 – Online Auction – The Good, The Bad & The Stressful
Bad septic systems seem to be the theme this week. uugghhhh…… I had a listing appointment this morning in Elsinboro. The client had purchased the property a short 7 months ago and beautifully renovated it. Completely new from top-to-bottom. It – is – a – beauty! Pretty white kitchen, granite countertops, gorgeous laminate flooring, new… Continue reading June 1st, 2018 – Don’t Be Like Nike — Just DON’T DO IT!!!
What is a “Freeze” letter, you ask? It’s very simple. A freeze letter is typically needed when there is an open revolving-line-of-credit recorded on a property that is getting ready for settlement. The letter will state, very clearly, that the line of credit is blocked from being used any longer. The title company who is… Continue reading May 17th, 2018 – A “Freeze” Letter Saves The Day! 🙂
Why yes……Yes, we do. We do in a couple of ways. #1 – I was recently taught about a very helpful app called, “Google Translate.” It’s free. It’s really cool….and it works! You simply talk into your phone and ‘Google Translate’ takes over after that. It translates your words into the language you have… Continue reading May 17th, 2018 – Habla Espanol?
If it’s a Wednesday night, 9 months out of 12, I’ll be in class, teaching at The South Jersey Real Estate Academy. Classes are currently being held in Woodstown at The Friends Home. In tonight’s Real Estate class, we studied the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD): NJSA 10:5-12, whereby it is unlawful to subject… Continue reading Real Estate Activities – 5/11/2016 – A Night @ School
Top 5 Reasons Why NOW Is The Best Time To Become a REALTOR! 1) The market is improving. We’re hoping there is nowhere to go but UP! 2) The number of licensed REALTORS has gone down across the country. There will be less competition for you. 3) There are many, many avenues to market yourself… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons To Become A Realtor Now