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Okay this may sound like a dumb question. But how many of you view your listings online and check the comments and notes that they write in there? Based on a review of homes in a select area where I had a buyer looking for a home; I would guess not many. The reason is you have contracted with that Realtor to market your home and help you get it sold. We do not get paid until the home sells. So, logically it makes sense to think that we are doing everything we can to help you get your home sold. But are we?
As we all know the tax credit that expired in April and had to be closed by September 30, 2010 has expired. Yet, in a recent search I did yesterday; I came across 15 homes out of the 56 that came up in my search that were still mentioning the tax credit. That is an astounding 26%. As a home buyer how do you perceive the Realtor and seller of this home when you are reading "Can be under contract in time for the April 30th tax credit" in the comment section? Do you think what is wrong with this home? Why has it been on the market so long? Do they really care if it is sold? All valid questions.
That si only one question I came across. Other ones mentioned get in with time before school starts plus a few more comments that were seasonal. All told I came across 39% of the homes with comments that mentioned a time frame or period that has passed.
So, why would you not insist on having your Realtor update your listing? Or does your Realtor even look at your listing once they put it in the system? Apparently a good percentage do not.....Could this hinder your chances of getting the house sold? YES.
My buyerwould ONLY consider those homes after looking at the other ones. And only if she did not see something she liked. Why? becasue she felt it was either over priced or there was an issue with the hosue.
So, check your lsitings online and search for them. See what your Realtor has written and how often they are updating it.....You might be suprised by what you read.
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