Read this Before Joining an HOA

2019-04-16T15:18:07+00:00May 3rd, 2019|2019, Dawn Whalen, HOA, May, Sellers|

Read this Before Joining an HOA When reviewing details for a property make sure to find out if there’s a Homeowners Association (HOA) associated with the neighborhood. The goals of an HOA are to help a neighborhood maintain common areas, extra amenities and enforce covenants. Dues can range from less than $100 per year up

Effectively communicating with your real estate agent

2019-01-25T15:08:43+00:00January 25th, 2019|2019, Buyers, Dawn Whalen, January, Sellers|

Phone calls used to be the primary method of communication between real estate agents and their clients, but now the channels in which society communicates seem endless. Between texts, phone calls, Facebook messenger, email and in-person meetings, its difficult for agents to know which channel a client prefers. A successful client-agent relationship is one

Attention Home Buyers: The house may have eyes and ears

2019-01-07T18:50:32+00:00August 7th, 2018|2018, August, Buyers, Open House, Sellers, Uncategorized|

Its natural for homeowners to be curious about what’s said during a showing or open house at their property, but with the prevalence of nanny cams, web cams and other recording devices, some sellers are recording potential buyers’ moves and conversations. To some, it might seem disconcerting to learn that they’re being recorded while viewing

Real Estate Negotiations and Deadlines: Not Responding can have Consequences

2019-01-07T19:01:53+00:00May 7th, 2018|2018, Buyers, First-time buyer, May, Real Estate Fees, Sellers, Taxes|

When buying or selling a property it’s critical to read the fine print and make sure all deadlines are met in a timely manner, otherwise one of the parties may end up agreeing to something they hadn’t planned. Below are three common deadlines encountered during a real estate transaction, and what can happen if the