Home Sales

Nov. 1, 2021

All About Off-Market Homes

Off-Market Homes

You may have heard about buying or selling a home ‘off-market,’ but what does that actually mean? An off-market home is a property that is for sale but not made available to the general public through the multiple listing services (MLS). It may also be referred to as a ...

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Sept. 21, 2021

Are You Giving Away Leverage By Working With The Listing Agent?

Should buyers work with the listing agent?


As agents, we run into buyers that believe they will have an advantage over competing buyers if they chose to work directly with the listing agent. On one level it makes sense, but is it really in the best interest of the buyer?

Listing Agent’s Motivation

When representing both parties ...

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April 12, 2021

Selling 101: All About Home Staging

Home Staging Information

If you’ve been to an open house in the last decade, you’ve definitely heard someone ask “Is this home staged?” Or maybe it’s just the definitive “This must be staged!” But how well do you really understand what home staging is and why it may make a difference ...

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Nov. 14, 2019

The Dangers of Overpricing

San Mateo County Dangers of Overpricing

Compass researcher, Patrick Carlisle, has taken a deep dive look into the down-sides of price reductions and overpricing.

Looking specifically at San Mateo County, Carlisle has analyzed the impact of overpricing on sale price, days on market and cost per square footage. He's broken this down for the market ...

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