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By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
We're strong advocates of prospecting, as evidenced by posts like Keep Your Wood Pile Fully Stocked, Is Prospecting the Monster You've been Fearing and Prospecting is Like Raking Leaves. But we take December off, and here's why. First, homeowners who are going to sell their homes are usually...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County Ohio
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
ASK AN AMBASSADOR: Is Blogging Better For Buyer Or Seller Leads? Of course this is all colored by our personal experience, but our opinion is blogging is far better suited to producing buyers rather than sellers. That's not to say we haven't received both as a result of our blogging, but buye...
Top 7 Minor Remodeling Tips for Your Colonial Town Orlando FL Home for Sale Most home buyers nowadays are choosy and they give heavy consideration to the kitchen before they purchase a Colonial Town Orlando home for sale. Remodeling your kitchen will surely boost the value of your Colonialtown...
By Ralph Mark Maupin, Michigan Real Estate Investors Host
(National Real Estate Network, LLC)
4-6 Pm Training by Chris Wechner Come to Internet Coaching Main topic to be announced. Bring your questions like: How to get started advertising on the internet? Where do I list my business to get found on the internet? What are some quick ways to make money on the internet? How do I...
I personally show most of my listings so I can get right on the spot feedback from the buyer's agent and the buyers too. After they finish viewing the home, I ask them how they like the house? if they like it, I ask them what they like about the house. If they don't like it, I ask them what they ...
By Ralph Mark Maupin, Michigan Real Estate Investors Host
(National Real Estate Network, LLC)
4 – 6 PM: Q and A session with Ian Watts and Mark Maupin Come learn and get your questions answered like: Where do find the best buys on real estate? What are resources in our market to learn the real estate investing business? How do I write a buyer favorable purchase agreement? Learn...
The official first day of winter is just a week and a half away – but with the weather most of the country has been having, winter is really already here! This tends to be a slow season for our industry, but there are still listings to be had. After all, not everyone can wait until summer to...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
THERE'S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN THAT CONTINGENCY!! A contingency can be written many ways. 1. If the home buyer's present home has not yet sold but is listed for sale, a 30-60 day contingency on the SALE of that home is fine. 1. However, if the buyer already has a contract on their present ...
Estrella Mountain Ranch Pool Den and Media Home for Sale in Goodyear AZ! Don't miss this home!. Listing Information $369,900 MLS 5003647 Beds 4/2 Baths Sq ft 2347 15227 S 180th Avenue, Goodyear AZ 85338 Popular Gemini Plan w/custom details not found in any other floor plan. Near...
By Ryan J. Orr, Team Title Guy Ticor- 909-767-0718, Sell...Buy...Refi... Specify the Title Guy!
Here we are winding down 2013, preparing our fields for harvest in 2014, and what a perfect time to re-analyze our fields, strategize as to what we need to do for the upcoming year! This is a great blog about our industry and how we approach "FARMING." Ready for a mindset shift? Are You a Hunte...
By Steve Kantor, Best Agent Business - Virtual Assistance
(BEST AGENT BUSINESS)
I am in the middle of a massive reorganization of Best Agent Business. We have over 150 people on the payroll, part-time, all around the world. Some of what I write in this blog may shock you a bit... I wanted to share with you some Leadership Lessons and my experiences while in the middle of thi...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Do you need to find a better way to organize and keep track of y our receipts ? T he Shoeboxed iPhone app (also available for Android) sounds like a good choice . All you need to do is take a picture of the receipt using the app, and their system takes...
It’s often doing the little things most others don’t do that causes some to rise to the top in their profession. So while you’re competition is sipping rum and eggnog and booking off for early holidays take a little extra time these next few weeks to solidify a rock solid foundation for ...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
Spacious Colonial Provides Serene Retreat Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Schedule a Showing Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale See Property Details Call 914-234-4444 for more information on this or...
By Maria Morton, Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758
(BHG Real Estate - Kansas City Homes)
I have used videos as part of my marketing strategy when promoting and advertising homes I've listed for sale. Some people like to see videos of homes before deciding if they want to request a showing IRL while other people find videos to be time consuming and would just prefer to go look in pers...
By Rachel Craggy, CM Staging, Toronto Home Staging
(CM Staging Solutions Inc)
Whether you're a real estate agent seeking to expand your client base and appeal to builders or you're a builder seeking to sell your homes more efficiently, virtual staging can provide an alternate platform that brings concepts and ideas that can now be shared to prospective buyers. You no lo...
By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert and CEO/Founder of Pr
I've been reading many articles, opinions, videos and blog posts lately about why it's a great idea to list a home for sale in the winter. My reticular activator must really be active right now, because I feel like I see more homes for sale in my own neighborhood now than I do in the summer and s...
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
Springfield Homes An up-to-date look at Springfiled homes for sale and Springfield. This is a popular community located near South Charlotte in Fort Mill. A selection of Springfield homes were built by the Cunnane Group, Lennar Homes, and Arthur Rittenburg Homes as well as a handful of c...
By Christian Penner, Christian Penner - Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
Send to a Friend Follow Me On: MMG Weekly: Good News Revives Taper Talk In This Issue Last Week in Review: Key housing and jobs data was released. Plus a surprising read on Gross Domestic Product, the broadest measure of economic activity. Forecast for the Week: This week's econom...