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Realities of Real Estate: How to keep everyone happy in a home inspection

As we get into spring, a lot of homes will start to go under contract. But, getting your house under contract isn’t a guarantee that it’ll get to settlement. The inability of a buyer to secure financing can derail a purchase, but the biggest bone of contention is often the home inspection. More than just about anything, home inspections are the leading culprit in blowing a deal. At times, there are legitimate reasons for a buyer to withdraw. However, all too often, problems arise because the agents, buyers and sellers are unclear about how the process should work. Home inspectors themselves can also contribute to creating an issue by overblowing the significance of flaws discovered in a house. Consequently, here are a few tips to help you through the home inspection process.

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Real Estate Weekly – 2/1/13

BSV Coral Hills LLC, an investment partnership controlled by the principals of Bethesda-based Broad Street Realty, has acquired the 90,000-square-foot Coral Hills Shopping Center at 4801 Marlboro Pike in Capitol Heights. The property is 100 percent leased to 17 tenants, anchored by Shoppers Food and Pharmacy, AutoZone, Family Dollar, McDonald's and DaVita Dialysis. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Broad Street Realty, a commercial real estate services firm with clients throughout the Baltimore-Washington area, will provide management services for the shopping center.

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