buyers: The open house saga continues: They really do work! - 01/12/11 03:59 AM
From time to time I have conversations with fellow realtors about the value of hosting open houses. I am amazed at the large percentage who proclaim "they never work". Or "I've never picked up a new client from an open house". To be honest with you, until last year I felt the same way. I wasn't sure if they really worked because they had never worked for me. Let me tell you. They really do work! I won't go into the history of it all (see my earlier blogs on the subject) but I began holding open houses again last summer. It finally paid … (1 comments)

buyers: If you're doing BPOs, please don't inflate the value...... - 10/22/10 08:15 AM
Why is it that some real estate agents inflate values when they are doing BPOs? Are they trying to steal the listing?
I have some clients right now who are trying to buy a short sale house. We looked at the sold and listed comps and made a very reasonable offer. The bank countered back with a higher square foot price than any house sold in the neighborhood for an entire year. Why you might ask? And I did. The listing agent told me that the bank ordered a BPO from some random real estate agent and it came in high. … (5 comments)

 
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