Doing a Final Walk-Through with Buyers and Sellers
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
Not everybody can do this! I believe that this is a a valuable last step before recording, but not everyone can do this in a friendly manner. If the transaction has been strained then maybe it's not such a good idea, but at Fishhawk Lake, when representing both buyer and seller in most of my transactions, I get a sense of personalities and find that more often than not this is a great idea to pass on the baton, educate, and create a real life connection that may not have arisen before this point in the real estate sale. Many of my sellers have poured their hearts and souls into their properties and want to know that they'll be cared for equally as well. Making it an event and a time of socializing creates a party atmosphere and keeps things on a lighter note. Often, I will bring food,...