Cara's Stories

As interest rates rise and the market shifts, some contract terms have become irrelevant, at least for the time being. Here’s what's hot and what’s not when negotiating offers today
Nov 23
In today's complex market, it takes give-and-take on both sides of the transaction to make sure you get to the closing table
Nov 2
It's not as easy as it looks on TV
Oct 12
The past 2 years in real estate were like a party that just kept going. Here's how to navigate what's next
Oct 10
By the time buyers attend the final walkthrough, they may be stressed out and nitpicking. Here are the items that may set them off, along with ways to offset their frustrations
Aug 8
Opinion
When the competition heats up, it's easy to get caught in the frenzy and make costly mistakes. Here's how to stay on track and keep your reputation intact
Jul 5
Opinion
It can be easy to get caught up in the momentum of the market and forget the person who is operating on your behalf is working tirelessly to do so
May 13
Opinion
In today's wild market, there are plenty of bad ideas on both sides of the buyer/seller equation. Here's how to correct those misconceptions so that everyone can get what they want
Apr 18