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Overheard: "I get more litigation work from private deals gone wrong..."

I saw this on twitter this morning from a Saskatoon lawyer.



Brad raises an interesting point.


Digging a bit deeper, name one thing for me that you didn't become better at with practice and experience. I can't think of anything. At least anything that matters much.


I reflect back on my very first job. I washed dishes at Bonanza Steak House before I was out of school. I'll never forget those busy dinner rushes and how the dishes would pile up behind me as I struggled to catch up. During my first few shifts, buckets of dishes flowed off of the on-ramp and down the hallway. It was hot, messy and fast-paced. It took some time to get a system down and to reach a point where I could push those dishes through as fast as the busboys could carry them in. I eventually became a pretty good dishwasher but it wasn't automatic.


Anyone can wash dishes but the guy who has been around a while will do it faster, better and in a more cost-effective manner than the new man on the line.


The same thing applies to selling houses and everything else for that matter. Anyone can do it. The question is, how well can they do it and at what cost?


If you're the least bit concerned about trading what's likely your most valuable asset on your own, we'd like to talk to you and provide a complimentary consultation to explain precisely how we'll help you meet your goals at a reasonable cost with as few inconveniences as possible. All of my contact info is here.


For our fee, we'll utilize the experience we've gained through hundreds of real estate sales to ensure that your home is well presented to the largest number of buyers we can reach with the objective of generating stronger offers for you.


At the same time, we'll give you our best advice on dealing with buyers, agents, offers, counter-offers, amendments, contract terms, conditions, deposits, adjustments, representations, warranties, disclosures, inspectors and inspections, appraisals and appraisers, municipal compliance issues, costs, mortgages, closings and disbursements with the objective of moving you through this experience with less stress and worry.


Most importantly, we'll put our expertise to work to keep you out of court.


If you decide to go it alone I won't hold it against you but allow me to recommend a good lawyer just in case. Brad Jamieson has a lot of experience litigating on behalf of private real estate traders. I would expect he's gotten very good at it.


I’m always happy to answer your Saskatoon real estate questions.  All of my contact info is here. Please feel free to call or email.


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Norm Fisher
Royal LePage Vidorra

Norm Fisher, Author of the TeamFisher Saskatoon Real Estate Blog

About Norm

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.Less...

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.

Norm is known for his passion for technology and can most often be found exploring and experimenting with the next big thing in real estate marketing. He was the first Saskatoon real estate agent to promote a home online and has been an early adopter of new technologies ever since. “Everything about this business has changed over the past 20 years, and it will happen again in the next ten. An open mind and a curious attitude are all that’s needed to continue to find new ways to serve our clients by delivering a faster, smoother, worry-free transaction,” says Norm.

In his spare time, Norm enjoys Crossfit and cycling, some years accumulating over 2,000 kilometres on the road. He’s a strong supporter of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and enjoys raising funds by joining fun, fitness-related initiatives like the Grouse Grind for Shelter. In 2015, he trekked the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. In 2017 he walked the southern highlands of Iceland across mountains, sand, snow, ice, lava fields and forest for seven days. Collectively those initiatives raised over a million dollars for Canadian women's shelters.
 

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