What Should You Know About REALTOR® Safety?

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There’s been a bunch of media attention on REALTORS® that have been accosted, raped and even murdered while conducting business.  Although I’m sure it happens in other industries too, because I am a REALTOR® I wanted to share some thoughts about what’s happening and what you can do to help.
Perhaps surprisingly, it’s not just women […]

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What’s your best health bet in a new home?

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Are you shopping for a new home? There are lots of things to consider from finding the right neighborhood to getting the right financing. Something that may be overlooked is considering the health impact of a single story house verses a multi-story house.
In a single story house, everything is on one level, so unless you […]

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What should Tehachapi homeowners avoid doing if you can’t afford to pay your mortgage?

Let’s talk about some do’s before we get the don’ts.

So, what are some good things to do if you are a Tehachapi homeowner and can’t afford to pay your mortgage?
Find out what your options are!  You didn’t set out to be in this situation and your lender will understand that.
 
Many times folks that are no […]

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Are short sales a good choice for you as a buyer?

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Are short sales a good choice for you as a buyer?  Let’s answer that with another question.  Are you planning to move, or are you planning to look?
Short sales occur when a seller’s lender agrees to take less money to satisfy the mortgage debt then the seller owes on the mortgage.  That’s a pretty simple sentence […]

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Coming Soon?

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How often does it happen that you are driving around Tehachapi keeping an eye out for new real estate signs and you see one that says “Coming Soon?”  What does this mean?
Usually, “Coming Soon” signs are put up on behalf of sellers of foreclosed properties.  For an excellent article on why putting up a “Coming […]

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How to E-Sign Your Transaction Documents

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Check out the brief video to see what you will see in your electronic signature request

FAQs:
Are electronic signatures safe?
Even the United States Government is accepting electronic signatures for documents in real estate transactions.  Using a reputable provider ensures a safer transaction.  I use Docusign® which is also the choice of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Do […]

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