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Market Conditions in Steiner Ranch : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jul 29, 2012
Butch Patton answered:
You are right- to remote for shopping, malls,
Also only two ways in and out of neighborhood and lots of traffic and they are going to build 700plus apartments that will make traffic worse
Great place to live if you are retired or work from home and dont mind driving 30 minutes to shop or to go to movies, etc-
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Mon Apr 12, 2010
1st Zero-Emissions Realtor answered:
Hello Vegas,

Don't take this personally (because I'd really love to help you out) but - You are bound and destined to make a mistake by attempting to "purchase blind", I can tell because of all the info that is being bounced around.

If you have not hired a Rrealtor yet, I can understand your vision of saving a buck by attempting to uncover real estate values and handle the process yourself, but for the love of money, Vegas, do yourself a profitable favor and hire a strategic Realtor that specializes in getting buyers like your self great homes at great prices.

I just finished helping another couple (just like yourself) who thought they could benefit from going at it alone. They were just about to purchase a property where the seller gave them a price and told them it was negotiable. So they came up with an idea to offer a low offer and see what happens.

They were going to offer the equivelant of about 10% less than the sellers asking price with the thought of "negotiating from there".

Right before they made the offer, I told them that I would guarantee my results and my value in there favor. After hiring my services, I proved to them that the seller's price was 20% over priced. They were about to over-pay by at least 10% to start with, and if the sellers had received and countered their original "10% off", they would have paid well over 10%.over market value.

They couldn't be more shocked and happy when I showed them proof that they were about to make such a huge, costly, embarrassing financial mistake.

I'm certain you've wasted plenty of time and money trying to save a buck. Now, I encourage you to swallow it all and start making the right moves.

It's a nasty game out there and I see it all the time - buyers getting taken advantage of as they attempt their own theories, assessments, valuations, and judgements on the most expensive financial purchase of their lives. This is called "buying blind".

For the love of money, Mr. Vegas, do not be one of those buyers. Call now and hire correctly.

Don't just hire any Realtor, and certainly don't hire a Realtor that will give you some kind of cash back at closing (i'll tell you why later).

Ask the Realtor to tell you his/her success story with recent buyers. If they do not sound like the success you are looking for, then simply don't hire that Realtor!

There is only about 20 days left to secure the first time home buyer tax credit.
If you were to get under contract today, your inspector would be out there within three days, and have a report back to you by day 5 at latest. If there were any issues that couldn't be resolved, you'd have to find another home starting day 7. This would leave you only 13 days to find, negotiate, inspect, renegotiate, and secure the contract in Title which takes you about another 5 days. That would leave you with 8 days left...... if you were to go under contract today!

Since you are not going under contract today with enough days to allow for the above, I'd say you have about 8 days to find the right Realtor, then find the right home, then understand the facts that determine it's true market value (delivered by your strategic Realtor, not just any Realtor), then compose a winning negotiated offer based on a game plan that directly comes from multiple hours of due-diligence by your Realtor (composed from back-end info, market trends, features, earth, wind, fire and rain).

8 days, starting this morning.
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