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AgentHarvest is a free real estate agent finder service and this blog is an extension of The AgentHarvest Blog, http://blog.agentharvest.com. This blog is an information source dedicated to helping you find the best Realtors in your area.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
  Two of the most common questions we receive at AgentHarvest is “how is the real estate market doing in my area” and “at what point in today’s real estate market should I sell my house?”  Depending on whom you ask, answers may vary.  Ask a real estate agent and they’ll all say “NOW!”  If you re...
02/17/2010
Does the Realtor’s Code of Ethics and the Texas Real Estate Commission’s Canons of Professional Ethics and Conduct Conflict with a Realtor’s Fiduciary Duties to their Buyer Clients?  This discussion focuses on an agent’s participation in a buyer client’s potentially discriminatory request, and h...
02/08/2010
Not every real estate agent is worth having.  How can you tell a good agent from a bad real estate agent?  Here are the top 10 signs that you might have hired a bad real estate agent…     10.  Agent looks 20 years older than the picture on her business card.   9.  Thinks “social media” means taki...
10/01/2009
A real estate agent that inflates a list price beyond reality just to get the listing is deceptive and may be harmful to the sale of your house.  The deceptive practice of inflating the list price is effective because the client wants to hear that their house is worth a high price.  Bad agents ar...
09/02/2009
Imagine this scenario.  It’s been 120 days since your agent put a for sale sign in your yard.  On the day you hired your Realtor, she promised it would be a successful working relationship.   Weeks later, this “relationship” somehow turned into a “one-night stand.”   She doesn’t return your phone...
08/27/2009
The Amazing Jonathan, a famous comedian/magician, once said, “There are three types of people in the world, those that can count and those that can’t.”  You may have to read it a couple of times before you catch the joke.  I believe real estate agents can be similarly categorized too.  I rank age...
08/21/2009
Great house pictures attractive buyers while bad pictures repel home buyers.  Make sure your agent follows these tips to get great looking pictures to make your house stand out from the competition. You’d be surprised how bad some MLS photos look.  Many MLS pictures do not do the featured house j...
08/21/2009
According to the book Freakonomics, written by Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt, real estate agents sell their own homes for 3% more compared to what they get when they sell their client’s houses.  The authors suggest dishonesty and double-standards as the reasons for this finding, but I think th...
08/19/2009
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