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Real Estate Agent - ReMax Central Group
Realtor in Ohio, Lucas County, Perrysburg, Sylvania, Holland, Maumee, Monclova, Whitehouse and Waterville. Toledo Metropolitan Area. New Construction, Relocation specialist, Buyers Agent. CRS, GRI, E-Pro, ASP certifications. Over 24 years experience as a full time top producer.
In the past four weeks it has become very common place that in our market we are going to have to take lease purchases since we are unable to secure a conventional purchase agreement on properties that are listed for sale. The biggest problem that we are having to overcome so far is that a lot of...
In my humble opinion it seems like our Toledo Metropolitan Market is really picking up speed.  Buyers need to know that they should not wait too long to make a decision because they may lose out on the tremendous deals that are out there right now.I have sold seven listings within the last two we...
Wonderful home with four bedrooms on the cul-de-sac and overlooking a lake.   Plus a 3.5 car garage with doors out to the back yard.  Spacious open floor plan with an ideal kitchen including an island--plus plenty more room.Full basement and it is finished!  You can just move right in to this won...
No More Snow, grass cutting and a FIVE year warranty from Transtar BuildersThese wonderful open Ranch homes have Floor to ceiling windows overlooking the extra large patios on the lake.  Absolutely wonderful kitchen with island snack-bars and of course all granite counters.  Aristokraft custom ca...
In this economy right now the local builders are just barely hanging on to their hats.  They are making payments on the loans for the spec home, maintaining the property, heat/cool, maintaining yard or snow removal, Electricity and then on top of that they are paying the real estate property taxe...
This past four weeks have proven to be very good for the Metro Toledo area.  Monclova-Maumee new construction is almost all sold out in the $375000. to $550,000. price range!  Great news for the local builders and for our resale homes that are still on the market because they will not have to com...
The National Association of Home Builders Build Pac committee has NOW stopped funding or donating to any pac funds until the Government takes notice of our economy.  I think that this is a great idea and I just wish that they would have done it sooner.  Since the Building and realestate business ...
My local board in the Toledo Metro area is considering changing vendors for our MLS so that we can get a more current program with more bells and whistles.  We would like to have more detailed listing information.  One of the biggest features that we are looking for is being able to access the ML...
I just thought that I would share this idea with the rest of you.  I have my CRS,GRI,ASP, E-PRO AND CSP.  The reason that I have so many designations is because when I have to get my 30 hours of continuing ed  ( this is a requirement in Ohio) in I try to take a designation class.  This way I have...
Okay I just hired a buyers agent and being the typical salesperson....I am not a manager and I don't know how to train him..Does anyone else have any systems or training tips that I can put into place....economically.Obviously I will invest as much time as he needs but I would rather not invest a...

Betsy Byersmith

Realtor, GRI, CRS Toledo, Ohio
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