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Julie from Hollywood

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Okay, so the real estate addict in me has struck again. Can't stay away. Third time's a charm, right? I completed an escrow in late March for a house I thought was a bit underpriced in a highly inflated market with a great loan. All was well in real estate land. While we were waiting for the sellers to get out from a very favorable leaseback situation, we received a call from my sellers (now tenants). They wanted to know whether they could have a few extra days on their lease because they couldn't figure out where to go with their cats "and the plants" until the home they were building was ready. "And the plants?" I said to my husband. We must have misunderstood. I called the listing agent and said that I had just received the strangest message from the seller regarding the removal of the plants from the property. The selling agent said he couldn't imagine that the seller was taking the plants–virtually all of the landscaping on terraces and in beds– but he later called b...