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The Offer

Real Estate Today opens doors for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. It’s fast paced and fact packed with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and timely market conditions.

Andy Phillips, H&R Block

Andy Phillips is with H&R Block! And is director of tax research at The Tax Institute, overseeing tax research support operations for H&R Block’s network of more than 10,000 retail offices.

Dale Mattison, REALTOR®

Dale Mattison is REALTOR® and Associate Broker with the Mattison Group, at Long and Foster Real Estate in the Greater Washington DC area. Dale is the Past President of the Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS®. And he currently a member of the master faculty of long and foster teaches real estate to agents all over DC, MD and VA.

Ask the Millennial! with Jane Dollinger

The Millennials are the biggest demographic group in the country – and when they start buying real estate in droves – it will affect every home buyer, home seller and homeowner in America. And joining us now is our Millennial in residence – Jane Dollinger!

Frank Lesh, The American Society of Home Inspectors

Frank Lesh is the executive director of the American Society of Home Inspectors. Frank is himself a professional home inspector, with nearly four decades in the business.

Michael Hobbs, PahRoo Appraisal & Consultancy

Michael Hobbs is President of PahRoo Appraisal & Consultancy, an award-winning residential and commercial real estate appraisal firm in Chicago.

Get it in Writing

Welcome back to our special – “The Offer.” Filled with cutting-edge strategies, tactics and techniques for buying and selling in the Spring Market of 2018!

And we’re going to wrap up this hour of the show with one of the most important parts of any real estate transaction. Four words, that will protect you every time, whether you’re the buyer, or the seller. And those words are?

Get it – in writing.

I can’t stress how important that is. No matter which side of the transaction you’re on, everything you agree to, every penny involved in the deal, every date on the calendar and every ‘what-if’ scenario – has to be right there in the contract – in writing.

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Mary Dykstra, REALTOR®

Mary Dykstra is a REALTOR® and Partner-Owner with MKB Realtors in Roanoke, Virginia. Mary has been helping buyers and sellers for 30 years – and is the past president of the Virginia Association of REALTORS®. She is the 2018 Community Engagement Liaison for NAR and recently served as NAR’s Regional Vice President for the Mid-Atlantic states.

Dale Mattison, REALTOR®

Dale Mattison is REALTOR® and Associate Broker with the Mattison Group, at Long and Foster Real Estate in the Greater Washington DC area. Dale is the Past President of the Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS®. And he currently a member of the master faculty of long and foster teaches real estate to agents all over DC, MD and VA.

Real Knowledge! with Eric Smith, The Internal Revenue Service

Eric Smith is with the Internal Revenue Service! Eric is a 40-year veteran of the IRS, having worked for the agency at both the local and national level as a tax specialist and in communications.

K.C. Maurer, REALTOR®

K.C. Maurer is a REALTOR® and Owner/Broker with RE/MAX 24/7 in Appleton, Wisconsin. K.C. has been on NAR’s Board of Directors since 2010, and currently serves as NAR’s 2018 Regional Vice President for Wisconsin, Indiana and Illinois!. K.C. has been in the REALTOR® family for nearly 40 years.

Keith Gumbinger, HSH.com

Keith Gumbinger is vice president at HSH.com, the nation’s leading provider of consumer Mortgage and Finance information.

Evaluating the Offer

Welcome back to our in-depth look at – “The Offer.”

If you’ve ever sold a house, you know that the offer represents the most dramatic moment in the entire transaction.

The phone rings. It’s your REALTOR®. And they say – “we have an offer!”

And you say – “how much?”

It’s just human nature. I was that way every time I sold a house. I wanted to know the price! Whether I was going to make a handsome profit. Whether I’d have enough money to make a huge down payment on my next house. Whether all my hard work getting the place ready for sale – paid off.

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