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Pricing Persuasion - 10/07/08 01:01 AM
When it comes to pricing homes, the seller not only needs you to master the science and skill of pricing, but also the art of persuasion. In a shifting market, most sellers are actually "tryers" who never become solds. The market becomes oversaturated with unsuccessful wannabes who didn't get the formula of direction and speed correct. If they are going to become true sellers they're going to need competent professional guidance to price their homes to sell in the desired time frame. For sellers in a shift, the need for an agent who has mastered the science, the skill, and the art (0 comments)
Managing Listings In A Buyer's Market - 10/07/08 12:51 AM
Offer Phenomenal Customer Service In a fast paced market, listings sell before the customer even knows what happened- it all happens so fast. Sellers couldn't tell you whether they got good service or bad. All they know is their house sold. In a slow market...well, that's a whole different ball game. This can be where listings sit on the market for six months, nine months, twenty-four months...your customer service or the lack thereof will at some point become a whole other issue. Ways to help: Set up a systematic way of communicating and often. Provide seller's with enough information so they understand (0 comments)
How To Get Price Reductions When The Market Says "Your Listing Is Over Priced!" - 10/07/08 12:43 AM
While there are only three factors in getting a home sold - location, price, and condition - only two are under the Real Estate Agent's control; price and condition. Price can correct bad condition - but condition won't correct bad price. Correct pricing represents 80% of your marketing effort. In a competitive market, buyers have a lot to choose from and will not even look at overpriced properties much less make an offer on one. Sellers need agents who are students of the market, who know and can have clear conversations about: Average days on the market New listings per week (0 comments)
Top Ten Fuel Saving Tips - 10/07/08 12:16 AM
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Show Me The Money - 10/06/08 11:52 PM
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Financing Solutions In Today's Tough Credit Market - Some Solutions To Consider - 10/06/08 11:42 PM
Seller Funded Permanent Buydowns Paying for recurring costs can have a lasting impact that is far greater than any individual fee such as an escrow or document fee. The seller-funded permanent buydown is one way to reduce recurring costs and make your property more attractive to buyers. It's a way of paying down the interest rate (discount points) on the buyers' behalf and turning a $2500 seller contribution into buyer savings of almost $15,000 and a $5,000 seller contribution into nearly $30,000 in savings for a buyer over the life of a mortgage loan. The first place a buyer shops when (0 comments)
Credit Reports & What To Look For - 10/06/08 11:30 PM
What Are You Looking For In A Credit Report? Balances - Total amount outstanding versus the consumer's credit lines. Monthly Payment - Minimum amount due on each outstanding balance. On Time Payments - Report of how many, if any, late payments there have been over the past two years. Derogatory Credit - Report of any collection accounts, judgements, or bankruptcies. You want to look for low balances when compared to their credit limits, no late payments and no derogatory credit. If they have a credit card account with a $10,000 credit line, ideally you want to see the outstanding balance or (0 comments)
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