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Knock On The Doors Of Expired Listings & Increase Your Listing Inventories - 07/29/07 08:54 AM
Are you trying to gain more listings in today's market? Are you a proactive agent that takes the initiative every day and calls sellers of expired listings? Did you know that about 50% of all residential property listings sell with the second or third listing agent? With pricing becoming the most essential issue when taking a listing, it is imperative to get your sellers priced correctly as soon as you take your listings in order for the property to sell during your listing agreement and not go expired. Remember, these sellers certainly want to sell and if a listing goes expired, (9 comments)
Calling All Buyer's Agents! In today's real estate market with increased inventories of homes, more and more agents are forced to show their potential buyers dozens of available homes. Gone are the days when an agent could show their clients 3-5 homes in order to get a sale. Now, agents are spending more time in their cars with their clients looking for the "perfect" home. Also, with gas prices increases, more and more money is coming out of the hard-working agents' pockets on a daily basis. Have no fear. The GPS System is here for your car! I personally showed a family (4 comments)
Why Do Realtors Not Completely Fill In All Fields On Their MLS Listings??? - 07/19/07 10:30 PM
Calling All Nationwide Realtors!! What are so many real estate agents in the business STILL not completely filling out all of the fields on their local Multiple Listing Service's property listing? Working with buyers, many Realtors peruse the MLS in order to find their clients properties to show them. With the average buyer looking at approximately 12-15 listings before making a decision on which to purchase, it is imperative for listing agents to include as much information as possible, so buyer's agents will be able to ascertain enough information in order to see if the listing meets the needs of their clients. Here (11 comments)
I Am Receiving Low Ball Offers On My Listings! What Should I Do?? - 07/17/07 09:32 PM
Are you receiving low ball offers on your property listings in today's market?? How do you deal with the reaction from your sellers when you present these offers? Do they scream at you and complain? First, you must calmly discuss negotiating the best contract price for your clients. You cannot get emotional and take control of the situation. You then need to explain to your sellers that getting an offer is better than not getting an offer at all. I have had sellers tell me that they will not reduce their asking price because if they do, then potential buyers will offer much less (5 comments)
Free PowerPoint Listing Presentation For Realtors - 07/14/07 02:52 PM
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You Got An Offer On Your Property Listing, Now What??? - 07/08/07 04:21 PM
After all of your hard work and dedication, you FINALLYget a serious offer for your real estate property listing. Now what do you do? How do you effectively negotiate the best deal for your sellers and explain the offer to them, so they completely understand the full spectrum of the purchase contract? Now you as a real estate agent have a small amount of time to effectively explain to your sellers the details of the offer. Let's face it. Many buyers are offering significantly less than asking price in today's market. You must do your research and show your sellers the current (3 comments)
3 P's To A Successful Listing Presentation: Price, Product, & Promotion - 07/05/07 11:26 PM
What are the keys to a successful listing presentation on today's real estate market when working with a potential home seller? The 3 P's (Price, Product, & Promotion) are the simple answers to your listing presentation fears. Price: By far the most important aspect of a successful listing presentation is having the seller price the property accordingly. Make sure to pull the comparable properties from the past 6 months and make up a excel spreadsheet and show the seller the total price reductions, days on market, average commission paid to the selling agent, average price for active listings, and make sure to show the (11 comments)
Stop Showing Flat Fee Listings To Your Buyers! - 07/02/07 10:45 PM
Many sellers today are turning to discount or flat fee listing companies to try to get their homes sold in today's real estate market. These sellers belive that offering a commission will entice a buyer's agent to work directly with a seller in the negotiating process. What are these sellers thinking? Don't they know that there are a plethora of listings on the market that are represented by professional Realtors? I am amazed how these sellers still believe that the real estate market is 2-3 years ago where placing a for sale sign in front of a home would lead to dozens (11 comments)
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