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Marketing your real estate business is probably the single most important aspect and certainly the difference between huge success in the real estate business and mediocrity or worse yet, complete failure. I know that sounds harsh, but it is the reality and the sooner you realize this truth, the...
1. Sell First, Then Buy If you have a house to sell, sell it before selecting a house to buy! We haven’t seen many contingent sales work in the last 3 years, unless it’s with a new home builder who has other houses to sell and can afford to put one on a contingency. Let’s pretend that we go...
Santa Claus: A Marketing Genius ART-Z101 Note: This is an update on an article I helped write many years ago and I update it each year as sort of a Christmas Tradition. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it.Now, on to the article. Marketing 'gurus' comes in all shapes and ...
Play the Game of Nines When Buying Your Next Home Before house hunting, make a list of nine things you want in the new place. Then make a list of the nine things you don’t want. I call this “NINE OF THIS AND NONE OF THAT”. You can use this list as a scorecard to rate each property that you see....
How to Buy Your First Home... the Easy Way! Avoid the 7 Most Common, Painful, Frustrating Mistakes First-Time Home-Buyers Make. Buying a residence can be a hair raising experience. You will experience a roller coaster of emotions while finding the right place, securing the loan and finally movin...
Baby Boomers’ Impact By Brian Rodgers, Realtor® Hutchinson, Kansas The majority of people moving into retirement these days aren’t content to sit on the front porch and watch the world go by. They intend to stay as much a part of it as they can be, even moving to get closer. Second homes are...
Expired listing Tips Part 1 by Brian Rodgers * The number one key to the success of listing expired listings is the follow up. It takes an average of six contacts to get an expired listing. * 50% of the expired listings that come up daily are either already re-listed, under contract or sold. If y...