Kelly's Articles and Market Updates

This section includes important and informative articles on various real estate topics plus updates on new listings, sales, and list price changes. [Note: unless referenced, articles are exclusively written by and copyright of Kelly Grant - REALTOR® at Maxwell Devonshire Realty]:

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - Subject to Sale of Home: Viable Alternative or Smoke and Mirrors? - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR

Anyone who currently owns an existing property and who would be making a move by both selling and buying are faced with a dilemma ? do they buy first or do they sell first? [For more information about this topic, refer to my article Selling First vs. Buying First]. Unfortunately, many property owners have somehow been misled to believe that both can occur simultaneously without consequence. Below are key drawbacks as to why I believe offering ?subject to sale of home? is, a high majority of the ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:11:25 -0700

Monday, November 16, 2009 - Regulations for Yards, Access, and Secondary Suites by Kelly Grant at Maxwell Devonshire Realty

Are you looking to sell your home and wondering what is required to achieve municipal compliance? Are you looking to tear down and get permits to build and develop a new home? Are you looking to legalize an existing or new basement suite? These are important questions that require clear answers before homeowners and homebuilders proceed with a development or acceptance of an offer to purchase. Sellers, upon listing their property, should ask their REALTOR® for ideas and techniques to ...
posted in General at Mon, 16 Nov 2009 18:56:45 -0700

Thursday, November 12, 2009 - Foreclosures, Court-Ordered Sales, Estate Sales, and Days on Market - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR

Many investor Buyers are often looking for great deals on foreclosures, court-ordered sales, estate sales, and listings with high days on the market. There are key things all Buyers need to know before focusing on these specific categories: (1). Foreclosures occur primarily when a property owner defaults on a mortgage payment or other related bills tied to the property. When a bank takes over a foreclosure, it is often a lengthy process whereby the property owner at any time prior to a sale ... Full Article...
posted in General at Thu, 12 Nov 2009 09:39:29 -0700

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - Selling First vs. Buying First - by Kelly Grant at Maxwell Devonshire Realty

If you are a current homeowner looking to make a move, in addition to selecting the best REALTOR® available, your next biggest decision will be whether to sell first and then buy or buy first and then sell. Supposing you decide to sell first before buying ? what are the risks, ramifications, and benefits? Below are some important considerations: (a). BENEFIT ? You would not buy until you know how much your current home has sold for. (b). BENEFIT ? You would have the security of knowing your ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 04 Nov 2009 15:38:48 -0700

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