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Home Inventory Quick and Easy - 11/15/09 06:06 AM
Yesterday I visited a neighbors house- He had many very nice things from Europe- he made a comment that the stuff might be worth more then the house- he might be right - but he didn't know. Any number of things could cause a disaster for your valuables. Money many times can't replace them but money will sure help start over. Insurance companies often times guess or "factor" the valuable when issuing a policy but you should "Know" the value so your not over nor under insured.
A simple way to do this is to make a digital video just like a (1 comments)
When you make an offer, the seller can:* Accept it* Reject it outright if the offer does not meet the specifications in the listing* Counter it with different price and terms If there is strong demand for properties, a seller may not even make a counter offer, but accept one of several offers û usually the one with the highest price or most qualified buyer. Here are some (1 comments)
Police and other emergency responders are being trained to check your phone under the name ICE. Simple way to protect yourself just In Case of Emergency. Telling clients you care is one thing showing them is another. Try it and hope they never have to use it.
Effective Pricing Leads to Success - 11/14/09 06:09 AM
According to a recent report, about 75% of homebuyers surf the Web to begin their home search. That means home buyers are well aware of what properties are available on the market and the prices they are selling for. Therefore, now more than ever, pricing is the key to selling your home. Some sellers think that a higher price will give them some negotiating room. But in fact many buyers don't even look at a property that is overpriced, much less make an offer on it. This can lead to the property's becoming "shop-worn." Buyers often inquire about the length (60 comments)
Here I collected some tips that will red flag the less than reputable contractor for you: solicits door-to-door; now if a lawn guys stops at your house because your grass is high that's one thing but if he is going to every house, I would wonder... offers you discounts for finding other customers; contractor should earn the refferal business just happens to have materials left over from a previous job; need I say more only accepts cash payments; check please! asks you to get the required building permits; the contractor should be (0 comments)
maximize the emotional appeal before you list - 11/13/09 07:46 AM
When you are ready to sell, you'll want to maximize the emotional appeal of your home. People who are enchanted with your home upon walking in the door are more likely to buy, and at a fair price.
Here are some tips to enhance the emotional appeal of your home: * Turn on the lights to create a warm glow and remove the shadows.* Make sure the windows are clean, and open the curtains or blinds.* Keep the kitchen and baths clean and sparkling. Don't leave dishes in the sink.* Remove all clutter, make the beds, and pick up toys. (4 comments)
Sharkey's Short Sale System Works! - 11/11/09 05:42 AM
Looking for a Short Sale Specialist? (edit/delete) Brian Sharkey of Riverside Properties is the Short Sale Specialist other agents go to for their short sale transactions. Sharkey is known for his negotiating skills which are essential when dealing with lenders on a regular basis. He is always exploring different ways to provide his clients with the best possible solution for their financial situation.When the market changed and short sales were considered "deals to be avoided" due to their difficulty, he saw them as an opportunity for growth and a way to assist homeowners in need. He also helps fellow realtors (1 comments)
Getting Ready To Short Sale? - 11/11/09 05:37 AM
All the talk about short sales this blog outlines how to get ready to sell. If you've decided to go ahead and sell your house, it's important to have a sales strategy planned out before you even put your house on the market if it's short or not; your agent can tell you or just call me. 772-579-1981 It's also important to have a strategy that both you and your agent agree on, right down to the last detail. With all the details of your plan firmly in place, you'll have a strategy that will help your sale go more quickly and (0 comments)
magnetic properties? - 11/06/09 08:15 AM
It falls to the floor. Why? Has it lost its magnetic properties? No. It was simply a weak magnet and therefore could not attract enough. We all hold this same "magnetic ability" to attract all of our life's experiences. So just use it more then others. By empowering the mind and body you can enhance your magnetic ability - thus attracting most anything you think of. While most people are unaware of their own power of attraction, are like the fridge magnet that can't attract the simplest things in life. How strong is your magnet? Do you hope to get a new buyer (3 comments)
HOA Documents - Why would A Listing agent want to read them? - 11/06/09 05:59 AM
HOA Documents I'm listing a property in a new subdivision and another agent just asked me why I'd want to read them before I list the property. (When I say new subdivision, less then five resales have taken place in the whole community so far.) Interesting question- I've put a plan in place to become the most productive agent in the "New Area" of town. I've lived here for over five years now. Visiting association board meetings, reading HOA documents, talking to builders has given me a distinct advantage over other agents. More importantly I become the sourse for all the (7 comments)
Want to do a Short Sale Now What? - 11/06/09 05:50 AM
All the talk about short sales this blog outlines how to get ready to sell. If you've decided to go ahead and sell your house, it's important to have a sales strategy planned out before you even put your house on the market if it's short or not; your agent can tell you or just call me. 772-579-1981 It's also important to have a strategy that both you and your agent agree on, right down to the last detail. With all the details of your plan firmly in place, you'll have a strategy that will help your sale go more quickly and (1 comments)
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