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What is a Contingency?

  In my last blog I discussed what Pending means in Real Estate and I stated:   Anytime I say Pending, it means the house is under contract. Either with a contingency or not, the house is more than likely going to another buyer. It's just a matter of time until it closes and the new homeowner will be moving in. So what is a contingency?  Well a contingency in a contract is anything that must be first met to allow the sale to continue in the manner in which the contract was written. Most contracts have standard contingencies to include a home inspection, a financial contingency and an appraisal contingency. Other contingencies could include a home sale.  Home Inspection Contingency: This contingency allows the buyer to preform a home inspection (all home inspectors in the state of Virginia must have a license) and the buyer has the opportunity to ask for repairs in order for the contract to move forward. Sellers at this time can a couple of things. Repair all items Repair some it

Words That Won't Sell Your Home

Yesterday was Roundtable at Work. This is our Tuesday meeting from 9:30-10:30 each week. This week we got to listen to Loan Officer who works with many agents and people just like your wanting to sell their homes. 

These words really struck me and yes, Motivated and Must Sell homes SIT!


Words That Don't Sell

Must Sell

Value

Move-In Condition

Clean

New Paint

New Carpet

Ranch

Quiet

Vacant

Motivated



Happy Wednesday! 

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