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Monthly Archives: July 2022

    Moving Down in an Up Market

    By Mike Parker | July 31, 2022

    Selling and buying a lower priced home in an “Up” market can be to your advantage.  The advantage is to maximize the sales price on your existing home and replace it with a less expensive one. Moving down in an “up” market may be to your advantage in multiple ways.  It is possible that your present home... Read More

    Showing How Earnest You Are

    By Mike Parker | July 25, 2022

    The expression “putting your money where your mouth is” demonstrates a monetary sincerity to what could be empty words.  In today’s competitive market where multiple offers are common, sellers want as much assurance as possible that the buyer is sincere and will close on the sale. The seller who accepts a contract expects the buyer to... Read More

    Is Your Home Inventory Up to Date?

    By Mike Parker | July 18, 2022

    A current inventory of all the personal items in your home is important and even necessary, if you are faced with filing a police report or insurance claim. The homeowner is usually asked if they have a home inventory.  If not, the homeowner can reconstruct one to estimate the loss. Imagine you are in this position;... Read More

    Difficult to Buy What is Not For Sale

    By Mike Parker | July 11, 2022

    Buyers are becoming discouraged there are not enough homes on the market, especially, in certain price ranges.  When they do find something they want, there may be multiple offers and they end up losing to another buyer. Some buyers after experiencing several of these instances have decided to wait until the market changes.  It is understandable but... Read More

    Questions to Ask A Mover

    By Mike Parker | July 4, 2022

    “I’d wish I’d known that before I picked a mover.”  Having a checklist of questions might have prevented this issue.  This list of questions will provide you with things to discuss when interviewing a moving company. Fees What is the charge for packing? Does it include boxes?  If not, what do they cost and will you deliver them?... Read More