Fred Pierson and Jay Izso - Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Getting Your Home Ready for Sale – Making a Great First Impression

We all know that saying, “You only get one time to make a first impression” and when it comes to selling your home, it is absolutely true. In fact, in a recent National Association of Realtors Survey a stage home can sell between 3 and 30 times more. (see link: NAR Survey) In this episode Andrew Truesdale, Listing and Buyers Specialist with Linda Craft Team Realtors, talks to us about how the market has changed because of increased competition and why making an emotional connection and making a first impression is so critical.¬† Then he shares his years of successful selling experience to help you understand what you need to[…]

Read more
Christopher Coy and Jay Izso - Are We in a Recession - Real Estate Right Now Show

Are We in a Real Estate Recession?

That’s the big question many people are asking…Are we in a housing recession? The reality is it depends on who you ask. Some will say, “yes, we are.” Others will say, “we are not even close”, and still others will say, “it’s knocking at our door”. Who do you believe? And what are the signs? In this episode of Real Estate Right Now, real estate veteran Steve Kruger, Listing and Buyer Expert from Linda Craft Team Realtors and holds an economics degree from University of Tennessee joins us to give us his professional perspective on what are the signs of a recession, what one looks like, are we in one,[…]

Read more
Michael Martin - Real Estate Right Now Show - Market Update - Recasting, Refinancing, and Reverse MortgagesJay Izso

Market Update – Recasting Refinancing and Reverse Mortgages

Since the beginning of the year the real estate market has changed, but what is the market really doing? What does it mean for you as a buyer and seller? Does the rise in interest rates really have an effect on home purchases? Will there be a house bubble? In this episode of Real Estate Right Now Tony Fink, Listing and Buyers Professional with Linda Craft Team, Realtors¬† will help us untangle the data give us some ideas of how to approach the market from a buyer, seller, and investor perspective. Then Michael Martin producing branch manger for Fairway Mortage helps us understand the market from his perspective. He will[…]

Read more
beth bowen and Jay izso Real estate right now show

How to Avoid the Pitfalls from Contract to Close

The whole buying and selling or real estate can feel confusing, stressful, and overwhelming. Who designed the real estate contract? What does it really mean? Who is responsible for what? What should you know? How can an experienced real estate professional help you? Owner and President of Linda Craft Team, Realtors, Linda Craft herself joins us again to discuss the details of the contract process and what you should know. Okay so now you have a contract what happens at closing? Well many states can be different when it comes closing of homes. But in the state of North Carolina the Buyer has a “closing attorney” that must handle many[…]

Read more
Ben Perrou and Jay Izso The Inspection Report and Remediation - Real Estate Right Now Show

Negotiating and Fixing Items on the Home Inspection Report

If there is a stress that both the buyer and seller feel when it comes to selling a home it is the dreaded inspection report. It may be the most common factor for a negotiated housing deal to fall apart. Sometimes the seller doesn’t want to do the repairs requested. And other times the buyer feels like there is too many things on the inspection report and they begin to have second thoughts about purchasing the home. What do you do? Well in this episode of Real Estate Right Now, closing manager Nogui Aramburo talks us through the inspection report and how he negotiates the report and keeps both the[…]

Read more