Real Estate Blog

You Need More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa.

In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate the process. You need someone ...

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Out-of-town Probate Client and her experience with The Russell Arkin Group

We met with Russell and decided that he was the right person to help us with the marketing and sale of the home based on his experience and his ability ...

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62% of Buyers are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

More than 6 in 10 Americans believe you must put at least 20% down in order to purchase a home. The truth, 32% of current US homeowners put 5% or ...

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Want to Be in a New Home By the End of the Year?

Homes are selling quickly and inventory is typically low during this time of year. If you're considering listing your house, let's connect so you ...

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What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs

When searching for a home, you may end up selecting a property in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA). Before you buy, it’s important ...

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OMG! There's a Mountain of Things in the Home!

It can be overwhelming to walk into your loved one's house and figure out where to start.  You are responsible from everything from valuable family ...

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What If I Need a Quick Sale?

In most cases, the most profitable sale of the Estates Real Property will come either in an as-is sale to the general buying public or by renovating ...

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What Do Our Services Cost?

We get this question a lot. In a word, we are a Service Organization that I organized after serving as the Personal Representative of both of my parent's ...

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I'm Your Out-of-Town Personal Representative Help!

Taking on the responsibility of a Personal Representative is hard enough when you live locally but even harder when you live at a distance. The good ...

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What's a Bond and Why Do I Need One?

As you probably know by now, the probate process is complex and takes time to resolve an estate built up over a lifetime.  In some cases, a Surety ...

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