|Real Estate Information|
Evil Gains Entry
When we open our doors to strangers, we can never be certain what malice an outsider might bring in. Police officers tell us to keep our doors locked with good reason. Yet, every day in this country, thousands of naive citizens, aspiring to market their homes-without paying a brokerage fee-place themselves at considerable risk.
With fierce crime on an increase, eager For Sale By Owners, are often slack in their judgment of just how dangerous such a thrift venture is. Husbands become homicides, wives are ravaged, families forever devastated, all because invincible men are anxious to sell homes themselves to people who-they only want to believe-are qualified buyers.
What would For Sale By Owners do if they knew they were really buying trouble?
As a retired real estate broker, I feel qualified to shed some light on this, all too often, evaded area of concern. Most agents are reluctant to tell people just how dangerous it is to open their door to strangers. Understandably, people who must sell homes would, if they can avoid it, rather not pay sales commission fees. Of course, it is absolutely within a consensual couple's rights to sell their home themselves.
But all too often, the man saying, "We can sell it ourselves, Honey," pops a FOR SALE BY OWNER sign in the yard, and goes off to work. His complacent companion places an ad in the local newspaper, fields the phone, and sets appointments for supposedly interested buyers to come see their home. The danger is cloaked in ignorance.
I've had women, former clients, tell me they had prayed that no one would call, and after peeking out the curtains, then refused to answer the door. In their efforts to be professional, most agents do not wish to alarm or alienate sellers who might list with them later. I am retired and have no such vested interest.
Even Realtors® recognize they are placing themselves at risk when showing houses. Every year, many are abducted, robbed, murdered, or raped in this country. NAR®, the National Association of Realtors, cautions agents to be vigilant, wary with whom they work. Often well-informed agents will no longer do "Open Houses" because it is simply too hazardous. The commission reward of marketing a home in this manner is disproportional to the risk.
Evil is discouraged entry when we bar the door.
Russ Miles is the author of the novel, For Sale By Owners:FSBO. Seasoned Real Estate NAR® Broker Disabled by Multiple Sclerosis, FOR SALE BY OWNERS:FSBO ISBN 0-595-28703-4,in trade paperback,is available by phone or Internet:1-800-Authors to order direct!Very HOT-LINK Adobe e-book & hard cover editions also availableFSBO at Amazon.com at Barnes and Noble and other fine booksellers.Comments: MilesRuss@Gmail.com. Russ provides personal referrals to his publisher.
Erie County Real Estate Transactions Buffalo News
Massachusetts real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties: Oct. 13, 2019 edition - MassLive.com
Massachusetts real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties: Oct. 13, 2019 edition MassLive.com
The day after - examining Israel's real estate woes The Jerusalem Post
Commercial real estate highlights Richmond.com
How to Conduct a Smooth Real Estate Transaction RisMedia.com
Alabama real estate agent apologizing for ad, apparently made fun of Montgomery's first black mayor - kwwl.com
Alabama real estate agent apologizing for ad, apparently made fun of Montgomery's first black mayor kwwl.com
Real estate transactions NWAOnline
Real estate site ranks Spokane first for freelancers The Spokesman-Review
How Greed Derailed a Billion-Dollar Real Estate Deal for The Mountain Hollywood Reporter
Sherry Louis Fontenot holds open estate with 1.7 acres The Dallas Morning News
Real estate transfers Mount Airy News
Wendy Lister, grande dame of Eastside real estate, dies at 83 The Seattle Times
Real estate transactions for Oct. 13, 2019 | Business Roanoke Times
Despite Its High P/E Ratio, Is Wharf Real Estate Investment Company Limited (HKG:1997) Still Undervalued? - Yahoo Finance
Despite Its High P/E Ratio, Is Wharf Real Estate Investment Company Limited (HKG:1997) Still Undervalued? Yahoo Finance
NYC real estate secrecy annihilated by LLC crackdown Fox Business
Real estate team receives award Tyler Morning Telegraph
Real estate records, 10/13/19 | Real Estate Records | journalstar.com Lincoln Journal Star
Real estate transfers: Reported Oct. 13, 2019 Herald-Whig
REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Sister in financial distress needs more than handouts - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Sister in financial distress needs more than handouts Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Real Estate Hunting For The Climate Apocalypse Science Friday
Are online listings bad for real estate? WWL News, Talk, Sports Radio Station
Meet 2019's Real Estate Dealmakers Real Estate Weekly
Kurz Real Estate joins eXp Realty The Real Deal
Real estate transactions for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 | Business Quad-Cities Online
Routt County real estate sales total $14.9M for Oct. 4 to 10, 2019 Steamboat Pilot & Today
CARW crowns its 2019 real estate deals of the year: Slideshow - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal
CARW crowns its 2019 real estate deals of the year: Slideshow - Milwaukee Milwaukee Business Journal
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions The New York Times
Vail Valley real estate sees a rebound in August Vail Daily News
Longtime real estate columnist retires her typewriter Chicago Daily Herald
Real Estate Briefs | Real Estate Charleston Post Courier
Kroger buys land, Euless apartments change hands in this week's top D-FW commercial real estate transactions - The Dallas Morning News
Kroger buys land, Euless apartments change hands in this week's top D-FW commercial real estate transactions The Dallas Morning News
Hickory Real Estate Group welcomes Realtor/broker Hickory Daily Record
Citibank Fined $30 Million in Real-Estate Holding Rules Case Wall Street Journal
Welcome to Real Estate Friday | theberkshireedge.com
Article: State real estate purchase will further depress downtown Little Rock market - Arkansas Times
Berkshire region real estate sales Sept. 22-28, 2019 | theberkshireedge.com
Kirkland real estate market transitions into fall Redmond Reporter
These are the best real estate prospects of 2020 Fox Business
ON THE MARKET: Custom living in Symphony Meadows Inside NoVA
Hawaii real estate sales, Aug. 19-23 Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Real estate company owners deny any wrongdoing related to EDA Northern Virginia Daily
Real estate news around South Florida Miami Herald
Opendoor partners with real estate software provider W+R Studios to boost iBuyer reach - HousingWire
Worcester County real estate transfers, Sunday, Oct. 13 Worcester Telegram
The Real Estate Millionaire Who Preaches Prophecy Adventist Review
LEASES: ABS Partners Real Estate arranges a full-building, 3,200 s/f lease Real Estate Weekly
Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: So you want to build a house Martha's Vineyard Times
Public Record: Muskingum County Real Estate Transfers Zanesville Times Recorder
Real estate seminar endorsed by HGTV personalities temporarily halted by FTC: 'Misleading'â€™ - Fox News
Real estate seminar endorsed by HGTV personalities temporarily halted by FTC: 'Misleading'â€™ Fox News
What's selling in Chicago's bleak real estate market Crain's Chicago Business
Itâ€™s Now a Buyersâ€™ Market in Manhattan Real Estate The New York Times
Ramsey Solutions sues real estate YouTuber Nashville Post
Search our improved database of real estate transactions since 2004 - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Search our improved database of real estate transactions since 2004 Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Confused about San Francisco's real estate market? You are not alone San Francisco Examiner
Emotional Support Animals vs. a Co-op That Bans Dogs The New York Times
Southeast Asian real estate portal 99.co agrees to joint venture with iProperty, as their rival PropertyGuru prepares for IPO - TechCrunch
Southeast Asian real estate portal 99.co agrees to joint venture with iProperty, as their rival PropertyGuru prepares for IPO TechCrunch
Managing the value of your owner-occupied business real estate Upstate Business Journal
Chicago medical real-estate group buys six more Forsyth properties for $78.61 million - Winston-Salem Journal
Chicago medical real-estate group buys six more Forsyth properties for $78.61 million Winston-Salem Journal
Wanxiang America Real Estate Group reshapes city's skyline Crain's Chicago Business
Colony Credit Real Estate, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Results and Conference Call Date - Business Wire
Colony Credit Real Estate, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Results and Conference Call Date Business Wire
With 3 real estate projects, U.S. 1 corridor in Tequesta will have a completely new look - Palm Beach Post
With 3 real estate projects, U.S. 1 corridor in Tequesta will have a completely new look Palm Beach Post
Real Estate Agent Claims Ignorance After Failed Attempt to Profit Off Possible Racial Tensions In Response to Election of Montgomery's First Black Mayor - Atlanta Black Star
Real Estate Agent Claims Ignorance After Failed Attempt to Profit Off Possible Racial Tensions In Response to Election of Montgomery's First Black Mayor Atlanta Black Star
Dodge County real estate transfers Fremont Tribune
How To Increase Your Homes Selling Price by $3,306.75 In The Next 33 Days
According to the Federal Housing Finance Board:..
Mechanics Lien on Your House
In many places you can buy a house and a contractor can put a lien on it within 90 days of construction or delivery of materials. For example if a contractor fails to pay a subcontractor he/she can place a lien against your real estate.
Find the Right Apartment Quickly and Easily Using an Apartment Locator Service
You've probably seen the ads or heard about apartment locators. But what do they really do and why should you choose an apartment locator to help you find an apartment area?One of the biggest reasons to use an apartment locator is the fact that there are hundreds of apartments to choose from.
Why Not To Invest In Bulgarian Property
According to research carried out by the Thomson Group, owning a property abroad is now the ambition of over 50% of the British population. Not surprisingly Spain and Cyprus remain the most popular destinations for second home buyers while countries like France, Italy and Portugal continue to grab their fair share of the property investment gold rush!While the usual suspects will always attract the more cautious, risk aversive investor, the most recent generation of property investors can't seem to get enough of what our Eastern European neighbours have to offer.
A Powerful Suggested Technique for YOUR Home & Property Search
A Powerful Suggested Technique for YOUR Home & Property Search by Jody Hudson You can be a pro at buying a home: Whether you are buying your first home or you are an experienced home buyer who owns more than one home, there are some things that can help you get faster results and get more professional and pleasant help from your Realtor. A home or property purchase is one of the most important and exciting events to experience.
Checklist for Buying a Home
I had a client who called saying that his bath tub just fallen through the floor in his new home (new to him). Mold had eaten away the floor from the crawlspace up.
Important Facts For Home Buyers
If you are considering buying a home or have spent many years saving in preparation of buying a home, the questions and process involved in buying a home can be extremely stressful. As exciting as it is to begin looking for your new home, there are many unexpected costs and details to be considered before contacting a real estate agent.
An Ideal Way to Purchase Your New Home without Strict Banking Regulations
You've searched high and low around town looking for thatspecial home for you and your family. Everyone agrees that"this is the one"! Your down payment for the home is largeenough, but you know your credit is terrible, or worse,practically non-existent.
Should You Sell Before the Housing Bubble Pops
For the past several years housing prices have risen dramatically. With interest rates continuously moving up, and more and more people being priced out of the market, all signs point to an imminent housing market correction.
At Home In Your Overseas Home
Homeownership, in any form, is a big step for most people. In fact, it's often one of the biggest financial decisions of our lives.
Why I Love Country Living
As somone who has lived in both places, I can tell you that country living certainly beats the hustle and bustle of city life! Living in a rural area has advantages that simply can't be bought at any price.In the city I was bombarded with the sounds of horns blowing and sirens blaring.
Real Estate Remains A Strong Investment
Opportunities to make big, quick profits in residential real estate tend to come and go in cycles. When a local market is hot, families may find it possible to buy a house at an attractive price, fix it up, and watch its value rise in just a few years.
Investor Banned From Offering Property For Rent
Do you realize that you might be prevented from renting your investment home? Prohibiting property owners from leasing their properties is a trend that is growing increasingly popular with some developers and many Homeowners' Associations (HOA).It's rare that you can buy a new home in a development that does have a HOA.
Dead Deals and Recycled Reports
Everyone knows that at the end of a home inspection, a report is generated that outlines the findings of the home inspector. But did you know that this is not intended to be a "hit list" of negatives? Us home inspectors do what we do in order to objectively describe the home.
Use Targeted Decorating To Get A Higher Price For Your House
This article will show you how to sell your home quicker, get a higher price for it by using smart decorating techniques.The secret is to make your home feel like "my home", for the buyer.
Homes For Sell By Owner - FSBOs and Buyer Brokers
You're selling your home as a FSBO (for sale by owner) and you get annoyed when real estate brokers call you, right? That's a reasonable response when you're doing all the work to market your property to save thousands of dollars in broker commissions. However, when a "buyer broker" calls, you might want to listen.
Real Estate: Choose a Realtor You Can Trust
Today's volatile real estate market involves complex laws and fluctuating financial conditions. Maybe you've outgrown your first home; maybe you're in the process of turning over your fourth.
Hurricane Katrina And The Impact On Real Estate Prices
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina's wide path of destruction, the real estate market will be affected perhaps in ways not fully understood or expected. If recent hurricane recovery history holds true there will be several good things to come out of all destruction.
Should You Sell Your Home Yourself?
Are you thinking about selling your home? Would you like to sell it by yourself instead of hiring a real estate agent? If so it would be beneficial to review the pros and cons of selling your home by yourself before hanging out the sign.PROSSelling your home without an agent means More Money.
The Real Estate Cycle
The real estate cycle, like the business cycle, refers to the activity of the real estate market as it reacts to the forces of supply and demand.Supply and demand.
|home | site map|
|© 2006 TIGER MEDIA|