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Ruthman Real Estate - Traditional Full Service at a Very Competitive Price. No additional (administrative fees).
Real Estate for Real People
OPTIMAL OPERATIONAL EQUILIBRIUM
Ruthman Real Estate does what other full-service real estate brokerages do, but at great savings to our clients. We pride ourselves on customer-focused standards.
Currently there is explosive growth in the availability of databases that have merged to create "user friendly" real estate-related market information and services. It is intuitively evident, even definitional, real estate companies have been feeling the heat. We have a degree of flexibility on how we reduce expenses and make decisions. Our entrepreurship strategies are not resistant to change unlike older companies that are slower instituting change that would formally allow sales agents to better grapple with the current real estate conditions. We maximize savings and a sense of control to our customers. We work at optimal operational equilibrium.
Ruthman Real Estate delivers PRICE AND VALUE.
MLS MARKETING - QUALITY FULL FIDUCIARY SERVICE -
17,000 Active Connecticut Real Estate Agents
All Connecticut Real Estate Brokers
& others across the US & the World!
We give consumers what they want VALUE. Ruthman bases the value of a combination of both price and the services rendered. All Sellers are shown how our services provide help to the sellers to NET the most money when their transaction closes.
Ruthman's experience, combined with direct access to extensive resources and networking opportunities, make us effective, confident real estate sales company.
In additional to pricing your home appropriately a comprehensive marketing plan is a key factor in selling your home for the most money in the shortest period of time
Every Property Receives:
Full Fiduciary Service Placed on MLS
1 YR Home Warranty for Buyer
Electronic lock boxes
Professional Post signs
Virtual tours on every listing
Professional photographs taken by professional photographer
Full color home brochures on and off line
Individual showings to interested Buyers
Broker Open Houses
Property email reports
Constant communication and feedback with co-brokers
PLUS AT NO EXTRA-CHARGE OR FEE: EXPOSURE ON EVERY REAL ESTATE WEBSITE THAT UTILIZES CT-MLS.
Ruthman Real Estate markets and advertises your property utilizing Open Houses, Classified Ads, Home Magazines, Real Estate Websites, Flyers, and aggressive Direct Mailings, etc.
Ruthman Real Estate is a traditional broker that does not refuse to show discount brokers' properties or refuse to show our own listings to buyers brought in by discounters. Ruthman Real Estate believes that this clearly violates the ethics of the real estate profession and the fiduciary duty we have to the sellers.
Ruthman goes above and beyond the traditional full fiduciary service definition.
Traditional Full Fiduciary Services are (and not limited to): Consolidated MLS.
Accepts and presents to the Seller(s) offers to purchase procured by cooperating brokers. Advise the Seller(s) as to the merits of offers to purchase Assist the Seller(s) in developing, communicating, or presenting counter-offers Participate on the Seller(s) behalf in negotiations leading to the sale of the listed property. Limited Services will not provide one or more of the above.
MLS Entry-only Listings will not provide any of the above.
ANTI-TRUST - Price Fixing or Boycotting. The concept of antitrust basically relates to one's attempts to limit, or do away with, competition by engaging in various tactics designed to chase the competition away or otherwise put them out of business. If a real estate company conspires with another company (or companies) to somehow put a competitor out of business, such as through price fixing or a group boycott, they may have engaged in an antitrust violation punishable under federal and/or state law.
Two or more competing brokers cannot agree on a "standard" commission rate to charge their clients. This is impermissible because all commissions are negotiable between the broker and the seller. Of course, this also comes back to the concept that competitors cannot join together to set prices.
Likewise, two or more competitors cannot agree to a set commission they will each offer to cooperating brokers in the MLS. This is true whether a company sets a general cooperating commission across the board, or whether they agree to each pay x% to all cooperating brokers, but to pay a lesser amount to Broker B, who practices under a new, non-traditional business model. Note that the companies' agreement to set a lower cooperating commission for Broker B also suggests a boycott. Avoid real estate company agents who make comments that no one will show or sell the listing because of the particular commission split.
Wisdom & Wit
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.
Sir Winston Churchill
Personalized Big Company Service
High Touch & High Tech
Our Company is Made of Experienced Realtor Veterans
Ruthman Real Estate competes with established companies and organizations AND offer an incentive to consumers while giving traditional full service in every aspects of the real estate transaction.
Ruthman Real Estate is experienced professional and does not let our customers/clients go unrepresented. We deal with all the paperwork and follow-up with quality due diligence through every step of the transaction. Ruthman's strategy is "baically what people want with same value". Our company enable consumers to be able pay other necessities in life and purchase real estate. We make sure that we make a distinction by serving consumers and putting the consumers first. Nothing should ever be at the expense of consumers. Buyers and Sellers should not worry that other companies will ignore their offers made through Ruthman Real Estate. We are good partners in the industry because we work with all the other brokerages. We compete in the real estate industry by helping people. Ruthman utlizes the same property-search tools as other prominent companies, including National Association of Realtors-affiliated Realtor.com. We also go even further by using other resources and more! Ruthman Real Estate has moved BEYOND the perception of the traditional full service broker, we empower our customers by holding their hand during the transaction -- the high touch, the high feel, the nurturing of consumers -- We empower them. We help them plan and educate them with factual data and follow-up, opposed to receiving calendars and refrigerator magnets, We are skilled at negotiating, marketing, networking, merchandising and staging that can add to the sale price of a home. That is a skill that has been developed for over decade-- it's not a service. Our work ethic is that the consumers must be well-served and the real estate compensation should be fair. Our system rewards the buyer with money while staying be objective. Skilled agents are needed in real estate transactions and we do not rely soley on automated processes. We combine real estate agents with Internet technology to make the process more efficient. We are a innovative traditional company that is interested in combining the previous services that customers have come to expect at a better price. We are competitive force in the market because we use technology and let our agents focus on what they really want to be doing, which is negotiating the deal on the house. While some consumers may believe our most valuable service is in finding a "dream home" for our clients, Ruthman Real Estate finds the right home and seals the deal for them.
We are real estate company that is more efficient. We utilitize technology that has been developed in the real estate industry and use it to benefit consumers.
Consumers can potentially save thousands by working with a Ruthman Real Estate
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.