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Selling a House

Dispute Resolution Alternatives: Mediation

While mediation is a voluntary process the provision provides that “If any party commences an action based on a dispute or claim to which this paragraph applies, without first attempting to resolve the matter through mediation, then that party shall

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Selling a House

Serious Personal Issues To Decide Before Selling

Before deciding which agent to entrust your listing to, you might benefit from considering several factors. There is much, much more to selling a home at top dollar than putting up a sign, entering it into the multiple listing service, running a few internet ads, and having other agents preview the property.

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How to Sell a House

Minimize Hassles In Selling Your Home

In nearly all of Northern California and many other areas of the country, sellers provide a full set of inspection reports and disclosure information for prospective buyers to review before deciding to make an offer. This provides a high degree of peace of mind for both prospective buyers and sellers, since it minimizes surprises during a property investigation period.

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Selling a House

Have A Back-Up Contract

of“I have heard about ‘back-up’ contracts. How do these work and do they benefit buyers or sellers of homes?” –A Santa Monica Homeowner What is a Back-up Contract? A “back-up” contract is what the home seller can negotiate or agree

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Seller Myths & Mistakes

Common Mistakes Sellers Can Avoid

I am frequently asked for suggestions that would help owners preparing to put their home on the market. The following are several mistakes that can be avoided and may make the difference between success and failure.

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Selling a House

How To Determine An Agent’s Integrity

I think you must meet in person with at least 2 real estate agents to answer that one. The qualities you seek cannot readily be determined by talking on the phone, and an experienced agent will be the most appropriate in almost every case. If you are not comfortable with the rapport with either agent, then take the time to meet with a third one.

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