Corey Scholtka

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Avoid the Double-Dip with

by on February 5th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Q. What makes Corey Scholtka and different? A. When we say we charge a ‘Flat Fee’  – we mean it.   As part of our process at we routinely screen Buyers to determine if they have had any contact with another Realtor. Our Sellers want to be in control of the process and show the […]


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.


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.