Articles by

Pat Kapowich

Sponsored: A lesson in why buyers must hire inspectors — and sellers should demand that, too

Q: Last month I hired a real estate attorney. My contractor found water stains 4 inches off...

Sponsored: Buyers find their ‘forever home’ but lose the bidding war; is their 2nd chance for real or a ploy?

Q: Yesterday, our buyer’s agent called to ask if we were still interested in a property. It...

Sponsored: Buyers who have lost to overbidders twice wonder who is controlling the rising prices 

Q: Twice we have lost out on purchasing a home due to a 10% overbid. Even crazier,...

Sponsored: Pre-emptive purchase offers could lead to Fair Housing Act questions

Q: Twice we waited to make an offer on a property and were automatically notified the house...

Sponsored: Buyers upset about rejected offers with little feedback and no counteroffer wonder if this is normal for market

Q: We lost out on another home purchase yesterday. The frustrating part is that we never know...

Sponsored: Residents watch reckless hazardous cleanup — how can they respond to this behavior? 

Q: We live in an older neighborhood that has become trendy over the years. We take daily...

Sponsored: Tenant behind on rent during pandemic is dealing with unneeded workmen visits — can this be intimidation?

Q: My fiance has a compromised immune system and refuses to see me because my landlord keeps...

Sponsored: Buyers working with a recommended agent want to replace him after he schedules Zoom call while driving

Q: We are trying to buy a house in this market with a reputable real estate agent....