Articles by

Pat Kapowich

Siblings’ actions result in a voided sale, leaving matriarch and buyers in limbo 

Q: This is regarding your column — “When family members make a move on an elder’s resources”...

Sellers agree to a showing and give up their holiday only to receive a lowball offer

Q: We had open houses during the Labor Day weekend. We thought we would have Labor Day...

After 3 days of counteroffers, sellers want to know if they made the right moves

Q: This is regarding your column — “Loan officer’s advice frustrates buyers with a careful purchase strategy”...

Loan officer’s advice frustrates buyers with a careful purchase strategy

Q: We are homebuyers in a dilemma. Because our offers keep losing out to other homebuyers, our...

Is our sale in danger after purchasers bring up adding a replacement buyer?

Q: We thought we were selling our home to a young couple. Not so, apparently. The agent...

Hesitant home hunter seeks insight about expensive surprises

Q: In 1989, my parents were overjoyed to buy a single-family home after years of saving up...

Is it wise to sell now when there are unsold homes in the neighborhood?

Q: It is time to sell our home where we raised our children. Homes do not sell...

When family members make a move on an elder’s resources

Q: We arrived home from the July 4 weekend to find a For Sale sign on our...