How video tours help “sell” your home. Reply

Many real estate agents are still not appreciating the many benefits of video tours for their listings, i.e., they set a listing apart from the competition, they are easily shared, they can be put on DVD, they can save their clients time and money, they are like having an open house 24 hours a day seven days week, and they are simply more fun to watch. As with anything, there are differences of opinion as to the veracity of these claims. Some real estate agents argue that a video tour keeps the phone from ringing as a potential buyer has no reason to call an agent because they got all the information they needed from the video tour or that video tours are just a gimmick. Some real estate agents even make those arguments because they don’t want to put in the extra effort involved. More…

Dam concerns when buying or selling a home. Reply

When buying or selling a home there are many potential pitfalls that could jam up a deal. Structural or mechanical issues, financing issues, cold feet, and, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a failed septic system under Title V can halt a closing. Home sellers and home buyers should also be cognizant of the presence of a dam on a property as well. More…