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The Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Choose Christopher Smith as Your Cedar Rapids Realtor: As a former elementary school teacher, I am certifiably an expert in dealing with families. Doesn't your family deserve the very best attention to detail, including all members of the family.I have my priorities straight. I'm not afraid to say that I put my faith first, my family and friends second, and my job third. I think you know that when a person is morally and ethically sound, he/she is going to represent your very best interests.If you list your house with me, I go the extra, (0 comments)
Skogman Realty - Christopher Smith - Working Smarter, Not Harder! - 12/28/06 03:47 PM
I have spoken to hundreds of people in Cedar Rapids and asked them if they were to search for information on a real estate website, what would they want to see. Based on these surveys, I have put together a website with the user in mind and not the Realtor. Every Realtor can probably brag about their accomplishments but when it comes right down to it, knowone needs to know that information. What you do need to know is how can I get listings delivered to my email address without being "stalked" day and night by a Realtor? How can I find (1 comments)
Number one website in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (ranked by Point2Agent.com)Number one website in Iowa (ranked by Point2Agent.com)Ranked in top 100 out of 100,000 websites in America (ranked by Point2Agent.com)Number one real estate blog in Cedar Rapids.Number one real estate blog in Iowa.Ranked number 52 for real estate blogs in the country out of 11,000 other Realtors and paraprofessionals (ranked by http://www.activerain.com/)Markets and advertises your listings locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.Exposes your property to more potential buyers than any other Realtor in town.Goes door to door to "feeder neighborhoods" (neighborhoods whose price range is lower than your neighborhood) to solicit buyer (4 comments)
Cedar Rapids Real Estate Expert Report - 12/23/06 04:34 PM
As of December 23, 2006, inventory continues to be plentiful in the Cedar Rapids, Marion, and surrounding areas. The most houses for sale are located in Northeast Cedar Rapids and Marion, Iowa. The most condos for sale however are on the Southwest side of Cedar Rapids. Interest rates for a 30 year Fixed Rate are at 5.75% and holding over the holidays. This interest rate is fantastic and allows a homeowner to afford more home for less money. The buyers that are shopping right now in this area are serious and have to buy, so if you are a seller and have an (0 comments)
Cedar Rapid's Realtor Chooses to Give, Share, and Care! - 12/16/06 10:56 AM
Ever since I was a little punkin' head. No, I take that back, I was never little. Ever since I was a young lad, my parents instilled in me that we are among the richest people in the world. We have a home, we have clothing, we have food, we have transportation, education, and everything to succeed. Since my family was blessed with this abundance of riches, I (as well as my brothers and sisters) were taught to give back to the community, share with others who are less fortunate, and care about problems that plague our city, state, country, and world. Mentoring (0 comments)
Cedar Rapids Real Estate Experts Are Few and Far Between Or Are They? - 12/16/06 10:34 AM
We are all at some point in our real estate careers guilty of using the word "expert" in all of our literature, branding, and website advertising. I'm guilty of it as well, but is it really such a bad thing? Are we really experts in our field as defined by the dictionary? Webster's New World Dictionary defined "expert" as very skillful, having much training and knowledge in some special field. There now, that wasn't so bad. I tend to think that an expert has to have a PhD or Master's Degree or multiple designations after their name. Let's break down the (0 comments)
The Top Ten Reasons Why My Website Stands Apart From the Competition - 12/07/06 10:13 AM
In it's infancy days, http://www.christophersmithrealtor.com/ was a struggling excuse for even a "static" website that merely provided information, so that 2.3 seconds later, you could switch to another, more "dynamic" website. I liken this website to the eyes of my baby boy, who just turned one in November. When you look at life through the eyes of a child, everything is new! Everything has possibilities! Everything has merit (potentially). So, as my website continues to "learn how to walk" and not fall "face first" into everything in it's path, I give you the top ten reasons why my website stands apart from (8 comments)
You Can List With Me Now, or You Can List With Me Later! - 12/05/06 08:12 AM
I need a little advice from more experienced Realtors on this question. Inventory right now in our area is okay and there are certainly sellers willing to part with more of their net proceeds going into the winter, than not having to worry about it so much in the spring when demand for the same property might be a little more intense. I am going to have the opportunity to list a couple of houses at this time of the year. I could say to the sellers that if you list now, you won't be competing against that many homes in your (2 comments)
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