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Boo! Don't let your clients get SPOOKED! - 10/30/10 07:24 PM
Generally my buyer(s) are comfortable with the home inspection process. One of the things I have my buyer(s) understand is that they can go back to the sellers and ask for repairs that are material defects and makes the home uninhabitable for the buyer(s). Have I ever had a buyer back out of a deal because of a home inspection? Of course, I have! And I supported their decision and went looking for another home that met their needs. Via Chrissy Doremus ~ U.S. Inspect ~ Home Inspections (U.S. Inspect): The home inspection is a very important step during the buying process, but for some (0 comments)
As Salespeople....Sometimes We Do "Waste" Our Time, Or Do We? - 10/30/10 07:09 PM
My list of "wasting" time is: --doing what I'm doing right now--reading active rain's comments and learning a little bit at a time. --attending webinars about topics pertinent to real estate; updating what I knew to knowing more that I did before. --subscribing to bloggers I feel can teach me new techniques; creating a resource book with articles that I want to keep and use at another time. --taking classes for real estate continuing education so that I am a licensed and active real estate agent. --advertising my web site; passing out post cards in my neighborhood, sending post cards to (2 comments)
Social Media: Are your social conversations delivering value? - 10/30/10 08:02 AM
I am a member of the Toledo Board of Realtors in Toledo, Ohio. Our company, Re/Max Preferred Associates is hosting a class on social media. I think this is an excellent opportunity to keep abreast of what is happening in the social networking market. I know I do not have the skills (as it seems so many others do) to capture leads and network with others. I highly suggest to anyone interested to search out webinars, comment pages everywhere on how to better network with others and clients. Via Pam Moore -Social Media Coach, Speaker & CEO (FruitZoom, Inc. ):
Wow, it (2 comments)
Listings Update III - 10/27/10 10:56 AM
Always trying to make things better and more effective for us. The market keeps chaning and it's important that we have resources like your to fall back on. Every day I check my mail for new information that I can use--or information that I print and store for a "to do" day. Via ActiveRain Corp.: We are continuing to work on the new Listing Tool. We really want this to be the most effective tool for you to use so we will not rest until that happens. As of now, you can specify the lot size in acres or square feet.
Kerrie (0 comments)
What's in a (Street) Name? - 10/27/10 10:18 AM
I can't think of a street name in the Toledo, Ohio area that comes anywhere close to the names you have written about. Anyone out in the Toledo area that has some crazy street names? Via Cynthia Larsen - Sonoma County Real Estate (Safe Haven Realty): What's in a (Street) name? Apparently a lot if it means you will be living on it. Have you ever worked with a buyer where you found what looks like the perfect home and they say "I'm sorry, I can't live on _________". In my case, it was "Hurlbut Avenue". I guess that street name would have (1 comments)
Duct Cleaning And Air Filters (1 of 2) - 10/27/10 10:15 AM
Thanks for the news on somethings that most people (myself included) do not think about and yet wonder why they have problems with breathing, allergies, and sinus problems Via Jay Markanich (Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC): I am asked by clients and Realtors all the time - "Is duct cleaning really worth it?" I had an email contact just yesterday about this very subject. So I thought a post would be worth while and instructive. Well, you tell me! Dust accumulates anywhere it can land. As it accumulates many things can happen: 1. It can restrict air flow, making your system's ability (1 comments)
What's Happening in Sylvania, Ohio Real Estate - 10/21/10 10:14 PM
Sylvania, Ohio is a much larger area than Maumee or Holland, Ohio. It is actually divided up into two sections--North Sylvania and South Sylvania. North Sylvania, Ohio
South Sylvania, Ohio:
What's Happening in Maumee, Ohio Real Estate - 10/21/10 10:00 PM
Maumee, Ohio is a little bit larger than some of the other communities and, therefore, shows more activity from listings to sales. To try and show you what is happening during the month of September, 2010, I have used the MLS statistics that are provided by the Toledo Board of Realtor.
What's Happening in Holland, Ohio Real Estate - 10/21/10 09:45 PM
As most of you are finding out, the market continues to be sluggish withfewer new listings each month and the buyer's looking carefully at what they might buy. Our MLS offers a chart so that you see what has happened each month or year and I thought this was a good way to show Holland's real estate activity. So, here is is.....
September 2010 Activity in Communities Around Toledo - 10/16/10 12:16 PM
The market has slowed down in the Toledo area as you can see by the chart below. There were a good amount of sales in these areas but not a lot of new listings. This shows that people are watching the market to see what it is going to do.
If you want more information on homes that have sold in a particular area, just email me at email@example.com with the information you are searching for. Also, you can access my Re/Max web site at http://lindasabo.remax.com. I have lots of experience in the real estate market and lots of (0 comments)
Lead sites are such a scam. Post your stories please. Agents need to know. - 10/10/10 01:08 PM
About a year ago I signed up for leads to be sent to me. If the phone number or email was not correct I would not be charged. I found out that some of the phone numbers were incorrect, the person had no interest in buying or selling, was just surfing the web, etc. I emailed the company and asked for the removal of that lead and one to replace the number I had signed up for per month. It ended up that at first they responded and deleted my leads but as time went by they didn't respond to my (4 comments)
Advice Home Buyers/Sellers Won’t Find On TV - 10/06/10 03:22 PM
Great blog! There are a lot of buyers out there thinking that even though the home is a short sale there may be factors that even with a good offer still might sell--for eg., a home that lists in the 60's or 70's may have liens on it that might total $50,000 or more. Writing a cash offer or a lender mortgage still does not change the fact that some homes are not salable. As far as sellers are concerned they really do need to have confidence in their realtor. Communication and listing updates and sales are important so that they (0 comments)
Wouldn't it be nice to have One Username? - 10/06/10 01:21 PM
Sounds like a good idea. I know that I have different user names for different accounts and it would be great to have just one. I hope this works and that my memory has to work a little bit less to remember which ones I have for my different accounts. Via Michelle Gibson REALTOR® Wellington Florida Real Estate (Hansen Real Estate Group Inc.): Wouldn't it be nice to have One Username? Have you ever tried setting up an account on a social networking site only to find out that your favorite Username was taken? Well, there is a website out there that (2 comments)
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