Contract to Closing

Contract to Closing

Michael’s seller clients really appreciate his services in listing, marketing and getting a buyer signed on the dotted line on a purchase contract. However, neither they nor he can rest just because a contract is inked. There are more than 50 tasks and deadline...
Title Insurance

Title Insurance

Basic level real estate service would be delivering you the documents involved in title research and the insurance binder and letting you wade through the book–sized document on your own. Believe it or not, that’s the approach many real estate agents take, and some...
Inspection & Repairs

Inspection & Repairs

Many buyers forget that the price isn’t the only or the last negotiation point in a real estate purchase. There are a number of contingencies and processes that happen before closing, and one that frequently causes deals to evaporate is the inspection and repair...
Price Negotiations

Price Negotiations

Michael loves helping Delaware area real estate buyers to find the perfect property. But he loves even more the ways in which he can help them to buy it at the very best price with the very best terms. Sometimes negotiations aren’t all price. A great contract can...
Inspections and Repair Negotiations

Inspections and Repair Negotiations

While Michael’s sellers tend to become less stressed as soon as all of the purchase contract signatures are in place, Michael is with them and ready for the next negotiation phase. Property inspections can frequently result in buyer requirements for corrections...
Price Negotiations

Price Negotiations

All buyers want to pay as little as possible for the home they purchase. Buyers in slower markets are definitely looking to score a bargain. Michael’s job is to combine services to his sellers that include marketing to improve the competitive position of their...
Contract to Closing

Contract to Closing

It’s both exciting and stressful negotiating a real estate purchase contract. Once it’s signed by the sellers, buyers can relax a bit, but Michael Parico can’t. There are still more negotiations, document deliveries, inspections, title details and mortgage tasks to be...
Proper Listing Price

Proper Listing Price

What would an upward or lower price adjustment look like based on the current market CMA? Well, let’s look at an example. Let’s say that the CMA of previously and recently sold similar homes shows that the listing price should be around $235,000. However, those sales...
Setting the Listing Price

Setting the Listing Price

In setting the list price for your home, you should be aware of a buyer’s frame of mind. Based on a list of houses for sale in your neighborhood (which can be in the form of a printed list from us, or online search results that you’ve found yourself), buyers will...
Short Sale Myths

Short Sale Myths

A short sale can be an excellent solution for homeowners who must sell and owe more on their homes than they are worth. Unfortunately, a number of myths about short sales have developed, and it is important to understand the reality of this process should you find it...