Selling

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11 Common Real Estate Questions

By Marsha Gray

In my decades of real estate experience in Santa Barbara, I have heard many repeated real estate questions. Real estate markets have buyer and seller markets, but no two markets…

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Are Home Inspections Necessary?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, I just went into escrow on a 1972 three bedroom two bath home in Goleta. It’s a beautiful remodel. The roof is new and the electrical and plumbing…

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Sell First, Buy Later?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, my family has outgrown our current home and we are ready to upsize to another home. Is it better to sell first and then purchase, or vice versa?…

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Multiple Offers

By Marsha Gray

Question: I have been looking at a particular home for several months. I finally put in an offer and learned that two other buyers made offers at the same time!…

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Tears or Cheers?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, last week you wrote about multiple offers, and you described how sometimes buyers get caught up in “auction fever” only to regret it later. Well, I recognized myself…

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