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Is a Loan Commitment with Conditions Oxymoronic? Commitment is an absolute term.  One is either committed or one is not committed. A loan commitment letter which states conditions such as:  subject to employment verification; subject to appraisal; subject to explanation of lapse in employment; su...
08/03/2018
The Seller Should Get a Copy of the Appraisal The buyer pays for the appraisal. The lender orders the appraisal. The appraiser performs the appraisal, at which time the listing agent might meet the appraiser.  The appraiser might let the listing agent know if there are any conditions which need t...
08/03/2018
Rosedale, Maryland; Coming Soon; Detached Row House This proud row house stands alone for a reason. It has over a half acre lot; it has a 2 car garage; it has over 1800 square feet of living space; it has 2 kitchens; it has 3 full baths; it's amazing. Solid concrete block construction, covered fr...
08/02/2018
Nice Home in Nottingham, MD; Coming Soon; Get in Line Beautiful brick rancher in Nottingham, Maryland sits on over a third of an acre. Covered front porch, long multi-car driveway, garage with loft storage, fenced yard, covered rear patio, and two sheds. Three main level bedrooms, full bath and a...
08/02/2018
Big Home; Low Price in Baltimore City This is a home with 4 finished levels.It has 3 full baths.There are, at least, 8 bedrooms depending on how you count them.Great view of the city from the third level.Great place to relax on the second floor balcony.Eat-in Kitchen with 2 refrigerators.Use it f...
08/01/2018
My Inconsiderate Phone Made Me Loose a Lead My brokerage has a lead system that provides leads at no cost to me. A call came in for one of my rental listings. If I wish to accept the lead, then all I need to do is press 1 on my phone. The number pad is showing on the face of the phone and my fing...
07/26/2018
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Who is in Control? We were supposed to go to settlement on Monday, the 23rd of the month. The week prior to that the Buyer's Agent says that they may need an extension for 2 to 3 days, which possibly would put us at Thursday the 26th.  He states that because the bank just received the appraisal t...
07/26/2018
Baltimore City Investment Properties I work with investors in the Greater Baltimore region. Here are 6 investment properties which I currently have listed in Baltimore City. 48 S Fulton Avenue: $26,500; 50 S Fulton Avenue: $26,500; 113 N Fulton Avenue: $89,000; 1117 N Mount Street: $99,500; 4110 ...
07/24/2018
Is This Still Our House? The little girl entered the house ahead of her mother and saw people that she did not recognize.   Before my client and her daughter had arrived, the listing agent for the house, the home inspector, and I were already at the house for the scheduled home inspection. Yes, t...
07/20/2018
The Childhood Home of a Local Boxing Legend  I received a lead call.  The buyer had a budget up to $400,000.  I would have to pay for the lead but I figured that a commission on a $400,000 sale should be enough that I could afford to pay for the lead. It immediately turned into a bait and switch....
07/19/2018
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