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Thirty Days of Real Estate Day 27 – Meet the neighbors

Real Estate with Dallice: Post Closing Post Closing you are the new kid on the block. Statistics tell us that it takes on average, 14 months to settle into a new community. For those with kids in school or social work environments nearby, you’ll be on the low end of that. But folks that are …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 22: Date Night

Real Estate with Dallice: Date Night or Time Out is super important! If you’ve ever worked with me, you’ll be familiar with how I feel about this. I recommend and encourage all of my clients to take “real estate breaks”. From the time you start looking for a home, until you close, it is entirely …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 17: Under Contract

Real Estate with Dallice: Don’t buy furniture as soon as you go under contract! The last 5-6 years have been brutal to Buyers in this area. Competition is stiff, prices rise faster than most can save for a down payment and being rejected is just not fun! But now that you are under contract you …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 16: Crafting a Contract to Buy Real Estate

Real Estate with Dallice: What makes a compelling Contract to Buy? A compelling offer to buy addresses the needs of the Seller. So first and foremost: Figure. Them. Out. The MLS listing information is a good start. It gives you the list price – which is almost like the Seller has made the first offer. …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 14: Attending Real Estate Showings

Real Estate with Dallice: Showing Real Estate Let’s talk about real estate showings etiquette for a sec. Sometimes there are showing instructions such as remove shoes (Hint: where slip-ons) or don’t let the cat out. We respect these instructions of course. However it should (but doesn’t) go without saying that a seller’s/tenant’s home is a …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 11: Real Estate Location

Real Estate with Dallice: Real Estate Location, Location, Location! If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times. Or is it just that I have said it a million times? Real estate location is almost the only thing you cannot change once the closing docs have been signed, therefore you want to think …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 10: Real Estate Pressure and Guilt

Real Estate with Dallice: The Guilt and the Real Estate Pressure  Buying real estate comes with some stress. The process is new and often challenging to your schedule and budget, but that’s not all. It’s super common when deciding on the type of home or it’s finishes to feel one of two things: Guilty about …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 9: Your Home Wish List

Real Estate with Dallice – Home wish list of needs and preferences In the last post, we talked about goals. I wanted to get you thinking about the person you wish to be and the life you want to have. Did you notice on the Life Balance Wheel I gave you that your physical environment …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 8: Setting Goals

Real Estate with Dallice – Long and Short Term Goals Making goals are easy, right?! It’s the planning and execution that we all struggle with. I assure you though, if buying real estate is on your mind, it will help to set a goal/make a resolution. Setting sail in the right direction is a vital first …

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Thirty Days of Real Estate – Day 4: Saving Money

Real Estate with Dallice – Tracking and Saving Money I grew up in a modest household. My parents were disciplined and wise when it came to saving money. I couldn’t be more grateful they taught me the following 3 lessons: It’s not how much you earn, it’s how you spend it that matters. Don’t spend …

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