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Procuring Cause

by on May 13th, 2015 Leave a Comment

The legal definition of procuring cause would be “the cause that results in the attainment of a stated goal”. In real estate it would take on the meaning of the real estate agent or broker who, by their actions in producing a buyer, brought about the sale of a property.

Every state Realtor association has its own guidelines that establish procuring cause, none of which are fast and hard rules. Some facts carry more weight than other facts. A buyer could sign an exclusive buyer’s broker agreement with one agent but the second agent who closes the transaction, depending on circumstances, could end up earning the commission. Procuring cause is complicated and the outcome is not always predictable.

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How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

by on January 13th, 2015 Leave a Comment

Trying to decide whether to buy a fixer-upper house? Follow these seven steps, and you’ll know how much you can afford, how much to offer, and whether a fixer-upper house is right for you.

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8 Tips for Finding Your New Home

by on December 19th, 2014 Leave a Comment

By: G. M. Filisko A solid game plan can help you narrow your homebuying search to find the best home for you. House hunting is just like any other shopping expedition. If you identify exactly what you want and do some research, you’ll zoom in on the home you want at the best price. These […]

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