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An Ongoing Column Offering News, Advice, and Observations: All About The Real Estate Market in Pittsburgh, PA.

The Importance of the Contract

We closed on our new home recently and when we went on the walk through, the seller had not completed the inspection repairs that they had agreed to do and didn’t seem to think was an issue. Your thoughts?

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Keeping Inspections in Perspective!

From what we hear, it seems buyers are very picky on home inspections these days.  What should a seller expect? What a Seller needs to be prepared for on a home inspection needs to be evaluated in the context of the entire deal!  Both buyers and sellers...

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What to Expect When You’re Inspecting

I’ve heard that agreements on many homes have fallen through lately from home inspections – why is that? Our market has traditionally been one where buyers know they are buying old homes and allow the seller some leeway in not presenting a “perfect” home...

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Zillow Information Not Always Correct

The information on Zillow is incorrect about our home. Should we address this? Zillow is relied upon by millions of consumers for their real estate information and so it is important…

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I’m ready to answer any questions you have regarding your real estate needs.
Kathe Barge, CRS, ABR, CNE, SRES
Associate Broker
401 Broad Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
Cell: 412-779-6060
Office: 412-741-2200 x238

About Kathe

As a full-time realtor, specializing in residential real estate. With a proven track record of selling properties, I am able to provide in-depth knowledge of property values and trends for the future as well as tailor the marketing of each property on an individual basis.

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