November 2014

There are 2 blog entries for November 2014.

November 21, 2014

By Wendy Carpenter-Israel

Let’s be honest, it’s a little unnerving to see holiday greenery and fairy lights all a blaze a couple weeks before Thanksgiving.  Some people go into a total panic after hearing the song, "Jingle Bells", on the radio for the first time.  These sights and sounds are alarms warning us that the holiday season is just around the corner and there's a lot of work to be done in order to prepare for them. Hold your horses, put on the brakes and try to take a few deep breaths. Ignore those pesky red and blue bows and take some time to relax and enjoy Thanksgiving Day with family and friends. The freight train is coming, but it doesn't have to derail you. Remember there's a lot of fun to be had during the next few

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Always Leave with the Date that Brought You

Difference Between a Buyer's Agent and an Exclusive Buyer's Agent

November 14, 2014

By Wendy Carpenter-Israel

 

At the Buyer’s Edge, we try to keep it positive when someone asks us to explain the difference between a buyer’s agent and an exclusive buyer’s agent? When asked, I often share with buyers the advice my father gave me and his father had given him when trying to establish a lasting, loyal relationship. Simply, my father told me to “always leave with the date that brought you!” It brings a warm smile to my face when I think of this but, truthfully, it’s never feels right to get dumped in the middle of a date. Unfortunately, a buyer’s agent from a traditional real estate firm may leave

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