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By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Many People in My Neighborhood Do Not Like Section 8 In some counties in Maryland, a landlord can not rule out a renter because the renter would be using section 8.  They can rule them out for other reasons such as a bad criminal background or extremely bad credit, but not for section 8 by itself...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Who Gets the Savings, You or the Investor? You are thinking about selling your house and then you receive a letter, or postcard in the mail from an investor who would like to buy your house. Let's assume that your house is worth $200,000. You give the investor a call thinking that selling your ho...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Basic Introduction to Mortgage Loan Approval Approval from a lender to receive a loan actually has two parts to the approval, one is the approval of the borrower, and two is the approval of the property. Approval of the property is achieved by getting an appraisal of the property and by getting i...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Home Inspection: Confidential I am the listing agent and I tell the buyer's agent that I will see him at the home inspection.He asks: Why?I try to hide my "huh?!" reaction and state that as the listing agent I go to home inspections so that I can see first hand what the inspector is finding which...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Did She Slack Off Because She Might Not Get Paid? I went to lunch at a buffet style restaurant.  In this style of restaurant, the customer pays first, seats herself or himself, then goes to get the food from the buffet. There are people working at the restaurant who come around and take your used...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Free Electricity The tenant's rent was already paid because she was receiving a section 8 voucher.  However, she wanted to lower her expenses even more, which is a common interest for most of us.  She said to her landlord that she wanted to rent a place where the electric utility bill was include...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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I Am Being Stalked How was your visit to McDonald's?  Would you like to share? What?!  I wasn't at McDonald's.  I drove past one but I was not there. How was your visit to Chick-fil-a? You followed me into Chick-fil-a?!  What do you want?! Would you like to take a photo at Chick-fil-a? So you can...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Online Auctioneer Makes Things Difficult Let's start with the auctioneer listing and pricing a property. There is one house that was listed at $35,000.  My client bid up to $39,000.  He did not have the winning bid, but neither did anyone else.  Normally when a house is listed at a particular pri...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 5
It Was My First Trail Run of the Year It's winter so we have had low temperatures and wind, snow and cold rain, and short dreary days and long chilly nights. But, yesterday it was a clear and calm mid-February day with temperatures in the mid 60s.  It was a perfect day for a run.  I chose to run ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Home Buyers Are Being Sold for Over $3,000 An unsuspecting person decides to buy a house and starts the search for that house on the internet. Starting the search on the internet makes sense because there is a ton of information on the internet, including almost every house that is for sale. Not ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 3
The Deal Falls Through. Do You Take a Cut of the EMD? The documentation that I use when I list a property has a statement about the earnest money deposit (EMD). Basically it states what percentage of the EMD will go to my brokerage if a deal falls through and if it is agreed that the EMD will be ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Work Monday for Free & I'll Pay You for Working Tuesday and Wednesday How many people would work for someone who gave this as the payment terms? Apparently some real estate agents will work for these terms. How many times has someone asked if you would give them a discount for listing their house...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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He says: "I'm a Wholesaler; I've got a Buyer for your listing". If he had said: "I'm a Real Estate Agent; I've got a buyer for your listing", then I would have said good, send me an offer. If he had said: "I'm a buyer; I'm interested in buying your listing", then  I would have asked if he had a r...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Your Light is Flickering.  What Could It Be? Aluminum? A flickering light could be any one of a number of things.  The light bulb is burning out, the light fixture is worn out, the light switch or socket has a problem, or there is something wrong with the wiring. Let's stick with the idea of wiri...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
Low Ball Offers: Counteroffer or Just Say It is Too Low? Assume that your home is on the market and that it is reasonably priced based on recent comparable sales. An interested buyer makes an offer, but it is far below your asking price.  In other words, it is a low ball offer. As an example, you...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 3
Do Not Miss This House What will you see at this House? It's very simple. You will see the end of your home search.  This all brick rancher sits on a third of an acre with a fenced yard, covered patio, long multi-car driveway, garage, and beautiful landscaping. The interior has gleaming hardwood ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 4
Hot Property in Nottingham, Maryland 227 Marion Avenue, Nottingham, Maryland 21236  All Brick Rancher with an attached garage, multi-car driveway, and covered front porch sits on a beautifully landscaped 1/3 acre lot with a fenced rear yard, covered patio, and 2 storage sheds.   The interior has ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 3
If We Can't Sell It, We'll Buy It. Who Represents The Seller? When a home owner lists a house with a real estate agent, they expect a couple of things. One, they expect that the real estate agent will sell the house. Two, they expect to be represented by the real estate agent. When a real estate ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 2
ABC Realty Set to Reinvent the Warehouse and Distribution Industry ABC Realty is a generic name meant to stand for any of the several major real estate companies. Or more to the point of my post, ABC Realty should be understood to mean the collective current state of the real estate industry. Som...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Coming Soon Advertising: Is It a Good Strategy? Yes or No? Some people want to list their house, but not yet.  Maybe they still need to clean it out, or maybe they are doing some last minute repairs, or whatever. They call a real estate agent to talk about listing the home in preparation for when...

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