Buyer Tips

Here’s How Most People Buy a Home

Look at the net… Drive Around Looking At Houses… Make some calls on Houses that look nice… Visit an open house… Randomly talk to different real estate agents… Look at the interior of some homes… Make an offer or two or Three… Purchase a home (often for way too much $$, or not the one… Read more

The Raw Truth About Buyer Home Inspections

Real Estate contracts often contain contingency clauses that allow buyers to inspect the property physically (usually at their expense). This inspection provides a comprehensive review of the infrastructure of the property. Which inspections to order is usually a matter of observation and knowledge of what is critical to a particular region or area. Below is… Read more

What is Title Insurance and Why do You Need it?

The deed to your new home is not enough to ensure clear title: it is merely an instrument whereby the seller transfers right of ownership to you. It doesn’t prove that the person described as the seller is actually the clear owner, and it does not eliminate claims or rights that others may have in… Read more

What is the Role of the Escrow Company?

What is Escrow? Escrow is the process by which the interests of all parties in a real estate transaction are protected, ensuring that all conditions of the sale have been met before property and money change hands. Escrow is an independent depository wherein all funds, instructions, and documents for the purchase of your home are… Read more

Should I Buy a Short Sale?

Frankly, Short-Sales are one of the best deals in the marketplace.  These homes sell for 5% to 10% BELOW bank owned homes; which helps to make them the best deals on the market. If you are not paying cash and you are doing more of a typical “normal” financing, then you are going to get… Read more

7 Steps to Buying a Foreclosure

You can save BIG money by buying a foreclosure home and utilizing these 7 key steps.  You can take these steps to any realtor, in any marketplace and get amazing savings.  The best part is, if you utilize these 7 steps, they’re simple and you’ll save lots and lots of time and money. You have… Read more

Success Stories

‘He has been there anytime I needed him and I know if I need him again he would be there too. Brad gave 100% from the first time he called me till the sale was done.’

-Jim V.

‘We really felt like Brad was on our side throughout the transaction and knew how to navigate the process calmly and effectively’

-Curt and Kim C

‘If you are skeptical on a realtor look no further. You will get what you want and when you want it with Brad. His knowledge on this market is second to none. The most unusual thing about this transaction is his exceptional follow up thru out the entire process, and even after we’ve moved in and got settled. He is one of a kind in this market and this profession’

-Scott & Allison T.

‘Thanks to Brad Brinkman and his team we now have a beautiful new home and a great investment into our future.’

-Ryan & Amanda F.

‘He found my house for me when others could not, in a location that I thought would be impossible. His aggressiveness has given me the opportunity to live in a fantastic place.’

-Trace H., Pilot Hawaiian Airlines., U.S. Navy Pilot

‘You made it easy for us to make this move into our new home because you took on all the worries, handling our transaction with skill and expertise. Specifically we were impressed with your approach to business, treating each and every customer as you treated us; as though we were your most important clients’

-Marcie V.

‘He made each transaction very smooth and it was great peace of mind knowing I could count on him.’

-Rebecca W.