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Want to Buy, Afraid to Sell - 02/11/09 11:38 PM
Our phones are ringing. The buyers are out. Some are looking for homes and then deciding to put their home on the market. Others have sold and are ready to buy. The problem is most people do not want to sell until they know where they are going. I would say get pre-approved by a mortgage lender, work with a Realtor to price your home correctly. Even if you are scaling down, what you will buy will also be low so the game plan should be get an appraisal for your home; price accordingly; buyers will know the home is not (2 comments)
Pricing Homes - 02/11/09 11:24 PM
I do not understand why some Realtors will still take a listing that they know is too high. The seller does not reduce or the reduction is not enough to make a difference. I do not think it's in the seller's best interest for Realtors to take an over priced listing. I run a CMA so many different ways in order to get a feel for the market and what the price of the home should be. The home becomes stale and sells for a lot less than it should. As a business, it's not good on our end either, we (4 comments)
Manasquan - 02/08/09 08:49 PM
Great day to be at the beach; surfers, families and of course the dogs. The Cove is a great place for dog lovers to take their friends to play in the surf. Homes in Manasquan range from 399,900 to 3,499,900. The average home price is in the 800,000 and median home price are in the 600,000. Average days on the market 147. Great town, great schools and vacation lifestyle. (0 comments)
Buying in today's market - 02/05/09 01:34 PM
Buy! Mark Twain once said to buy land because they aren't making any more of it! One area to explore is vacation home buying with a group! I know many groups that rent homes for the season at the Jersey Shore, Why not buy? Low interest rates and low home prices make it a good time to explore this avenue. (9 comments)
Time management;Tech and the agent - 02/05/09 01:29 PM
I find that one of the most difficult things to master is the time management issue. Blogging, social networks all take time and lets not forget the keeping up with your clients and sphere of influence! Technology has made things easier and faster so it is really important to block time in for other things, time with family, friends and exercise! There is a rythm in real estate, up and down time during the day, week and through out the year. It is important to tune into this rythm so you can plan vacations and other activities. (11 comments)
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