Small Down Payment Doesn’t Mean The Buyer is Not Qualified

No Money Down Doesn't Mean Not Qualified

Even with lending standards tightening up following the financial crisis, there are still a number of no-down payment and low-down payment loan options for qualified buyers. Unfortunately, some sellers and their Realtors are making the mistake of pushing away these buyers by demanding a higher down payment than is truly necessary. There seems to be […]

Why a Real Estate Commission Split Matters

Saved Money on My Real Estate Commission

With an increasing amount of discount brokers representing sellers in today’s real estate market, a practice known as “sell-to-the-commission” has been springing up. When these discount brokers guarantee a lower cost for selling the house, it results in lower commissions for agents, sometimes so low that Realtors will purposefully avoid showing the properties to their […]