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Family Real Estate Drama

Dear Phyllis, I have four siblings and am the executor for my parent’s home and there is family real estate drama. After my mom passed, my brother wanted me to list the home with one of his high school friends. I interviewed his friend...

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Pros and Cons of Seller Carry Backs

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, What are the pros and cons of a seller carry back? I own an old Craftsman that needs a lot of work....

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Lines of Communication in Real Estate

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, I am wondering about lines of communication in real estate. Over the years, I have bought several h...

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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 estate di...

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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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Why isn’t my home selling?

Dear Phyllis, According to your column and everything I read, it’s a seller’s market. Homes are selling quickly, many for more than the asking price. BUT MY HOME IS NOT SELLING! My agent set the price, and my home is freshly painted....

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