Consumer Protection

May 1, 2008

8 Steps To Providing Excellent Service In Real Estate And Why Sometimes We Don’t Provide It!

15, 10, even 5 years ago, the art of presenting an offer was a valued skilled that every agent tried to perfect.  There were benefits to […]
March 20, 2008

Why “Pocket Listings” Cost Sellers Money

An interesting conversation broke out at our last Los Altos/Mountain View real estate tour meeting regarding an increase in a phenomenon we haven’t seen since 1999-2000, pocket listings.   Flash back to […]
February 26, 2008

Crime In Your Neighborhood? Check It Out Online!

Every so often, I’ll be showing property in an area that doesn’t look all that great.  The buyers inevitably will ask “Is there much crime in […]
February 4, 2008

Final Notice! You’re About To Receive 42 Offers To Refinance Your Home Loan

About 2 months ago, I started to receive letters about refinancing my adjustable loan.  Apparently, I live in Refi-Hell and every lender in the country is attempting to […]