What is an escalation clause? Here is a cliff notes version

May 13, 2021

Escalation clauses are all the rage in real estate these days. Buyer agents are including them in more and more offers as a way to give their clients an opportunity to compete for a property. So what are escalation clauses? Simply put, an escalation clause is the buyer telling the seller that they will pay a certain price for their home but if the seller gets a higher offer, the…


Fall is a great time to buy. Don’t let it pass you by

September 21, 2020

It is funny how conditioned people are in the northeast when it comes to the seasons. I recently spoke to a couple who was thinking of buying a home but said they are holding off until the spring. When I asked them why? They said it’s the fall. There are no houses on the market. I did a double take and proceeded to tell them that the fall is a…