agent: Barbara's Blog - Dealing With an Unhappy Buyer - 04/22/15 04:06 AM
There may be a small issue with a home after the closing that frustrates the buyer. Typically an issue that comes up within a week or so after the closing that the buyer may call you about that can be taken care of rather quickly. But what about those issues that comes up months or years after closing that can be a hassle for the agent.
It could be anything such as a repair that has not been done but was agreed to at the time of closing, or a repair that was done but had broken down again. Whatever it is, … (1 comments)

agent: Barbara's Blog - Building Your Listing Inventory - 02/16/15 01:53 AM

Positioning to Be the Go To Agent
With the market picking up slightly, agents are competing to find and market new listings to the slew of buyers out there. Here are a few tips to position yourself as the ‘go to’ agent in your area.
1.      Systematically work For Sale By Owners and Expired listings. These are already motivated sellers; check out the properties, talk to the owners let them know how listing with you can help them sell their homes faster and more efficiently.  Show them you are just as motivated as they are.
2.      Include a PDF. … (2 comments)

agent: barbara's Blog - Don't Shop Alone! - 11/08/14 06:54 AM

The internet has become a natural part of our lives. Real estate is no different, with so much reality information on the net, more and more buyers are saving on foot work and looking at houses online. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 92 percent of perspective buyers searched for homes online.
The NAR also asked buyers where they first saw or learned about the home they purchased, 43 percent said from the internet – up 36 percent from 2009.
So with the number of buyers taking to the World Wide Web to search for houses, you … (0 comments)

agent: Barbara's Blog - What a Good Agent can Do for You - 08/15/14 06:14 AM
You already know the less stressful way to sell your home is through a real estate professional, but you may not realize how much your agent really does for you.
A real estate agent is licensed and regulated by the state to sell real estate. But many agents offer above standard services to their clients.
What does that really mean?
It means the agent you choose have the most up-to-date professional advice and services, anything from providing detailed information to work with you on pricing your home, to helping stage your home prior to putting it on the market, to … (0 comments)

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