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MLS: “Lower Level Has Some Water Damage and Needs Renovation”

Opportunity?  Or Deal Breaker? Water damage in the lower level — explicitly disclosed by the Seller on MLS — represents which of the following: A. A deal breaker. B. An opportunity for the right Buyer. C. Both “A.” and “B.” Answer:  “C.” At least in this case, Buyers decided that the Golden Valley rambler (pictured above) was...
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2013 Entertainment Book Now on Sale

“Coupon Year” vs. “Calendar Year” If it seems a little, well, ironic to pay full retail price for a book full of coupons, here’s good news:  area retailers begin discounting the 2013 Entertainment book a couple of months into the new year. Which would be . . . now.  So, instead of $35, they’re now...
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“Why Didn’t It Sell?”

Quarter Half-Hearted Marketing Campaign Given that something like 30% of all MLS listings are cancelled or simply expire, unsold, it seems fair to ask, “why didn’t it sell?” My Realtor’s answer is that, it’s usually never just one thing. So, poor (or no) staging; a quarter half-hearted marketing campaign; too few and/or unflattering photos; too...
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