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Winning the bidding wars

Uncooperative Sellers

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, We made an offer for $25,000 over asking price which the seller accepted. We initially met the sell...

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Failure to disclose

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, I look forward to your column and I think this is a new question. Is not providing real estat...

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Seller doesn’t want to move

Seller doesn’t want to move Dear Phyllis, After looking at homes forever, and writing offers where we missed out either to cash buyers or by just a few thousand dollars, we finally got an offer accepted. Now we are nearly ready to c...

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Time is a buyer’s worst enemy

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, I haven’t seen you address this. Does accepting the seller's counter offer equal a binding contra...

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Is home staging necessary?

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Is home staging necessary? Dear Phyllis, I met with a real estate agent who wants me to move my furniture out ...

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Is Earthquake Insurance Worth the Expense?

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, Because earthquake insurance is so costly, my wife and I have always opted to not purchase the addi...

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Home Selling Guarantee, Fact of Fiction

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Home Selling Guarantee, Fact or Fiction Dear Phyllis, I have a rental property that is extremely run-down and ...

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Home Selling Made Easy

Home selling made easy Dear Phyllis, It’s my job to sell my mom’s home and relocate her to a retirement home. My dad left her in good financial shape and while I want to get the most money for her house, my focus is on her comfort...

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We Buy Homes for Cash – is that legitimate?

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here You have seen the signs: We buy homes for cash, but is it legitimate? Dear Phyllis, I look forward to your wee...

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