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It's a small world, close from anywhere. The digital age of paperless transactions have arrived and while there are several companies that offer and oversee this service, the undisputed leader in both volume of business and name recognition is DocuSign.

It's a small world, close from anywhere

We were one of the first brokers to adopt Docusign years ago and while initially many clients were hesitant, we now have more clients that opt for this method, than live signatures on actual paper contracts. Creating a Document to be Signed. The process for electronically ‘signing’ documents for a real estate transaction is a simple one. An agent takes an electronic document, usually an adobe acrobat or word document, and uploads it to the Docusign server. Then, the agent places markers on the document that call for either a date, signature, title or initials. If there are multiple people that need to sign, the document creator can add multiple signing parties and then create an order in which the parties will sign. Signing a document Conclusion of signing Is it Binding?

Summary. Someone is always willing to do it for less. It is common for most people buying services to try and SAVE money, but it is one of the biggest mistakes sellers can make.

Someone is always willing to do it for less

In dealing with commodities, getting the best price and saving makes complete sense, but as it related to services, not all service produces the same results, therefore, the old addage, "you get what you pay for", can sometimes ring true. While it makes to focus on how much you can save when buying commodities, it makes great sense to focus on how much you can make, when buying services. Downtown Huntington Beach Permit Parking Proposal. Unlock your home's potential. Most buyers form an opinion about a home within the first 7-10 seconds of arriving.

Unlock your home's potential

It is estimated that only 10% of home buyers can visualize the potential of a home. That means 90% are not going to be able to look past dirt, clutter, and imperfections. Starting off with a good impression translates to more offers and higher prices on those offers. Over 90% of buyers look at homes they’ve found on the internet -- It is critical that your home makes a strong first impression online and staging your home will help you do just that. Photos of staged homes that have been organized, de-cluttered and brightened bring in buyers. Sellers who spent $1,000 on staging recovered over 343% of the cost when they sold their home. In controlled tests selling identical homes, professionally staged vs. those not staged, the non-staged houses sold in 102 days, while the staged houses sold in 45 days. To see the impact of staging, please check out our staging before and after galleries here.

Trees that Add Curb Appeal. Making Smart Decisions about Condo Fees. So how can you make a smart decision about condo fees?

Making Smart Decisions about Condo Fees

Do your research, says Ilona Bray, real-estate attorney and co-author of "Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home," who shared these tips in a recent Nolo post. You not only need to look at the dollar amount for the unit you are considering, but you also should consider: Curb Appeal and Staging are Best Home Improvement Projects. SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's home sellers should focus on curb appeal and home staging above larger-scale home renovations, according to a new survey[i] from Zillow Digs®.

Curb Appeal and Staging are Best Home Improvement Projects

Zillow asked real estate agents and interior designers nationwide to identify the most valuable home improvements for sellers, and the experts agree that minor improvements like landscaping and painting walls in neutral colors save money and attract buyers faster. Agents agree that sellers should avoid costly projects prior to listing their home, as the increased sale price may not outweigh the time and money spent on the remodel. Instead, agents and designers recommend spending money on minor renovations that will bring the home up to current market standards while also appealing to the broadest number of potential buyers. Zillow Digs Survey Reveals Top 5 Projects for Home Sellers SOURCE Zillow, Inc. Accredited Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource - Christine DiCarlo.

Contact: Christine DiCarlo Reméo Realty Christine DiCarlo Earns NAR Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource® Certification Buyers and Sellers Benefit from REALTOR® Expertise in Distressed Sales Huntington Beach, CA, 3/13/2013 — Christine DiCarlo with Reméo Realty has earned the nationally recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification.

Accredited Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource - Christine DiCarlo

The National Association of REALTORS® offers the SFR® certification to REALTORS® who want to help both buyers and sellers navigate these complicated transactions, as demand for professional expertise with distressed sales grows. According to a recent NAR survey, nearly one-third of all existing homes sold recently were either short sales or foreclosures. Accredited Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource.