Being a successful real estate agent (Realtor) is so much more than listing homes and showing them to buyers.
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It is interesting to see how the sellers of newer listings, meaning those on the market less than 30 days, haven't quite caught on to the fact that it's not a seller's market anymore. I have presented several offers to "newbie" sellers and the counters came back at full price. These are not multi...
My first job out of college many years ago was as a fact checker so I'm always on guard for discrepancies. But, as a Realtor I was actually delighted to discover in the most recent issue of Money Magazine there are two completely opposite statistics and forecasts regarding the housing market--I'm...
Zero accuracy that is. Let me explain...Three times this week I got calls from clients or prospective clients asking me why Zillow.com gave a particular home value and that it seems out of line. That's because it represents almost nothing!Zillow.com does base their "Zestimates" on data but it's l...
A client emailed two MLS numbers of properties she would like to see. They were priced way under market and she thought it would be an opportunity to get a great buy.Again I am reminded of the old saying, if something looks too good to be true it usually is. In this case the listings were both sh...