What is an Escalation Clause When Buying Real Estate in a Multiple Offer Scenario?

In a busy seller’s market, it is not uncommon for a home to be listed and multiple offers received on the very first day! The listing agent in this scenario is in a great spot to drive the price up and will ask every buyer for their “highest and best” offer.

How to Prepare for a Home Inspection as the Seller

Buyers want to feel comfortable that the home or condo is in good repair and the worst thing we can do is have a lengthy inspection report full of issues. This can cause a lot of fear in the buyer’s mind that home maintenance has been neglected. Worse, if the contract is an “As Is” contract, your buyer can simply walk away and get their deposit back within the inspection period. Therefore, it is imperative you set your home up for a successful inspection that is free of the most common defects.

The Questions you Must Ask Before Buying a Condominium in Southwest Florida

Condominiums in Naples are a fantastic option for many different groups of people. First-time buyers can generally get a lot for their money. Retirees can enjoy a virtually maintenance free life. And, everyone will enjoy the amenities condo communities provide. There are certainly questions you should ask your Realtor® before you sign the offer. The answers to these questions can vary wildly between different neighborhoods so always seek out the official documents for the condo before you buy.