How To Negotiate Above Asking Offers

How To negotiate above asking offers. What if you sold your home for $30,000 above lease price? How’s that even possible? Well, right now, believe it or not it’s happening. We just recently sold a home for 21,000 above list price. Hi everyone. I’m Rich Barnes Negotiate and Chief, Owner/Broker of Realty Experts in West … Continued

Why Use A No Appraisal Contingency

Why Use A No Appraisal Contingency? So it’s an insanely hot, super savvy sellers market. Hey try saying that three times. Super savvy sellers market. So it’s crazy right now and if you’re selling your home, we’re seeing sellers get multiple offers on their homes as many as eight to 15 offers. So you can … Continued

Why 29% Of Retirees Are Up Sizing!

Why 29% of retirees are Up Sizing. Up Sizing isn’t the norm among people relocating in retirement. In April, 2019 survey of adults from 50 to 60, conducted by Del Webb, a leading builder of active adult communities found that most of those planning to move in the future, 43% prefer their next home to … Continued

What’s going On With Real Estate? National Market Update!

What’s going on with Real estate? National Market Update. That’s the question of the hour. Well, first off, let me start off by saying, that I’m just reporting the analysis and the real estate experts across the nation at what they’re predicting. I personally, nor anyone else can control or predict what’s going to actually … Continued

The Secret To Retiring & Up Sizing Your Home

The Secret to retiring and up sizing your home. Have you noticed that your career no longer ties you to your location. With remote workplaces becoming more and more popular, companies seeing the benefits of remote workplaces, the time to downsize and move may be in your near future. Hi, I’m Rich Barnes, owner, broker … Continued

Thinking Of Downsizing and Moving To Florida?

Thinking of Downsizing and moving to Florida? I’m In Hollywood Florida, checking out the different cities along the coast. This is our third stop, we spend a week here in Hollywood Florida, very very nice place. We have checked out Vero Beach and Cocoa Beach, We find Hollywood Florida to be a very very nice … Continued

How To Turn Home Equity Into Retirement Income

How to turn your home equity into retirement income. Are you confident that you’ve saved enough to fund the retirement lifestyle that you desire? The 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey by the employee Benefit Research Institute found that only one in three retirees are very confident that they have enough money to live comfortably throughout their … Continued

What Is ROI On Investment Properties

What is ROI on investment properties? One of the main reasons people invest is to increase their wealth. While motivations may differ between investors, some may want money for retirement and others may choose to sock it away for other life events. Making money is usually the basis of all investments. It doesn’t matter where … Continued

Milwaukee WI Real Estate Update

Milwaukee WI Real Estate update. National July housing data released reveals that improving, but continued lack of newly listed homes on the market coupled with pent-up buyer demand is driving inventory to all time lows and is also steadily pushing prices higher. The total number of homes available for sale continue to be constrained in … Continued

Signs It’s Time To Downsize

Signs it’s time to downsize. The oldest resident in your neighborhood. If you were starting or raising a family when you first purchase your current home, you probably moved into a family friendly neighborhood. That area was ideal when you had kids but now you no longer seem to fit in. Hi I’m Rich Barnes, … Continued