RECENT BLOG POSTS
This has been an incredible weekend!1. My oceanfront listing is getting showings by other agents this weekend.2. My investors dream listing which is under contract looks like it is getting TWO backup offers.3. I'm getting a new listing that came out of the blue.4. Another listing was finalized an...
06/11/2017
Not all real estate listings fly off the market within days. This can be so because it's not your normal residential home because of its location, maybe an older luxury condominium in a sea of newer buildings. Maybe it's an investment property that needs to be fixed up a bit but has excellent inc...
06/11/2017
 Today was the annual Carmel Chamber of Commerce luncheon held this year at the Inn at Spanish Bay  in Pebble Beach. And once again I started out rather reluctantly to go to it because it takes a chunk out of my day, then was happy to have done so.This is a get together of business people around ...
06/09/2017
In my experience, sellers tend to keep checking out other listings that might compare to theirs. They also pay close attention to comments made by potential buyers who view their home. A negative comment can make the seller feel depressed, and a good comment brighten his day.But none of this matt...
06/08/2017
 From time immemorial, there has been a phrase "list to last" in the real estate industry.And I am not disagreeing with that, because I prefer to get listings which I then market and sell. If the listing is priced right and is in decent shape, chances are it will sell. In a sellers market like we...
06/07/2017
 This seems to be an appropriate time to look back and see if your real estate business is on the course you have set for it. We are just about at the half way point of the year and its time to evaluate our business strategies.Looking back the past 6 months, I see that the following plans are hum...
06/06/2017
Real estate agents list a home, then put it on the market for sale.Simple, right? It goes on the MLS (multiple listing service) for all to see and calls come in to view the home.But there's more to it than that: agents will spend quite a bit of time at the listing.They might hold an "open house" ...
06/05/2017
Much of our time in real estate is waiting for something that you have set in motion to come to fruition.  This might be a small or large item in the scheme of your work day, but there it is. You have to depend on others to follow through. Most often there are things you can do to speed along the...
06/04/2017
 When you go into real estate, the information they have you study to take the test sounds like a job description, but don't be fooled. It is NOTHING like what you will actually be doing. The simplistic information tells you the functions of a real estate agent the way real estate might have been...
06/03/2017
It is always such a pleasure to be invited over to the home that your buyer has purchased. This happened yesterday, I get a call if I can come over for dinner and enjoy the evening with them.And it happened at the perfect time, I have been working non-stop for three weeks and was just coming up f...
06/03/2017
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