Deadly Mistakes of Real Estate and How to Overcome Them

How many times did you work with perfect, “pre-approved” buyers, showing them various purchase options for weeks, or even months, only to learn that the transaction will not close in the end?

With exception to rare “deals from Hell” (transactions that fall through due to factors outside of anyone’s control or even a wildest guessing) most transactions fail due to simple mistakes and errors that can be prevented by covering the basics and staying on top of the process from pre-approval until the closing.

This short series of articles aims to highlight some of the most common pitfalls that realtors, loan originators and customers repeatedly fall for, demonstrates how to overcome them, and ultimately shows how to increase the closing rate.

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Mariusz brings 20 years of mortgage expertise as a loan originator, underwriter, and ops manager in Chicago. His honest advice, backed by deep knowledge, has earned him features on CNN Underscored and A certified NMLS originator, he remains your approachable, neighborhood mortgage pro. Feel free to reach out with any questions. Mariusz is just a chat away.