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Trust and the professional Realtor

Trust and the professional Realtor Once again, message board arguments are driving my writing. This one isn’t exactly a rebuttal to the argument I observed, so much as it made me think a little more deeply about something I already … Continue reading

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I am trying to buy a house, but my offer was rejected. Why?

Why your home purchase offer was rejected. When I saw this question on the forum, my first thought was “ask your agent”. Then it occurred to me that they may not be using a real estate agent. Then an even … Continue reading

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Why are houses selling so fast right now in Indianapolis?

Why are houses selling so fast in Indianapolis? This question is on the lips of everyone trying to buy in this crazy housing market. The simplest way to answer why the houses are selling so fast to to chuck out … Continue reading

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When buying a home, cash is king… but everything is cash at closing.

Cash is king when buying a home but every deal is cash at the closing table. Todays episode of Realty With Robb has to do with real estate negotiations, specifically cash offers. This recently came up in the office when … Continue reading

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Getting preapproved to buy a home.

Getting preapproved to buy a home. When one sets out to buy a home, they usually do a little bit of research. Because it is so important to a successful process, they are immediately are bombarded by Realtors telling them to get preapproved … Continue reading

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I don’t care what house you buy. Here is why.

I don’t care what house you buy. How is that for what is probably the worst sales pitch ever? Well, there are reasons for that. I am not a salesman, and it is not a sales pitch. It is a statement of … Continue reading

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Introducing the Blue Ribbon Team website, and announcing 2 open real estate positions.

If you have been coming around this site for information and education about the real estate world in Indianapolis, you may have notice that some of my logos have changed. The one I want to note today isn’t just a … Continue reading

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Working with real estate investors.

Working with real estate investors. Like most Realtors, I get calls from house flippers and investors who lease their properties fairly regularly. Unlike many real estate agents, I choose not to work with most of them. What? Did you read … Continue reading

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I am buying a house, do I need a land survey?

When buying a house, do I need a land survey? A land survey is one of many pieces of due diligence that any responsible advisor would recommend when buying real property. That said, my official answer is that you should … Continue reading

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What is dual agency in real estate?

What is dual agency in real estate? Before going into dual agency, it is necessary to understand the agency relationship between a Realtor and a client or customer. Believe it or not, there is a very big difference between the … Continue reading

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