Char and Jim's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Greater Cleveland Southwest
First Time Buyer Specialist, Accredited Staging Professional, 7 years of Residential experience. My husband is my licensed personal assistance who will accommodate my buyers and sellers when I am unavailable.



Our new Strongsville office is now engaged in profit sharing.  A determing factor when choosing to start your real estate career should be the long term benefits. With over 70K agents nationwide, Keller Williams offers you the benefit of profit sharing and being vested in the company after 3 year...
Sellers are looking for an offer on this spacious ranch home with 4 bedrooms and 2 updated baths.  The master has a private bath with shower.  Newer windows, most rooms freshly painted, newer carpet in living room/dining room combo, family room with wood burning fireplace and sliders to patio. Ne...
As a point of interest to those of you who sell in Parma, last week I wrote an offer and called to check on the availability of 1st Time Buyer Grants.  That money was exhauted mid August.  An interesting point is that last year the money was exhausted in mid July. 
So today I have a seller who is upset; she had two showings for this weekend.  Neither agent showed and neither called me or Showing Solutions at any point to cancel or apologize for not making the showing.  Makes me wonder if we have so many properties to show that some agents don't consider it ...
I saw an ad on active rain and just clicked on it to find yet another free site for advertising listings!  How do you determine if these sites are worth the time and effort of posting the listing.  This one site is fairly simple so it really didn't take that long but I wouldn't want to waste my t...
I hope all of you have taken time to check out what LOWE'S Realtor Benefits can do for you and your clients.  Sign up and have the free DVD sent to yourself so you can see what is being sent out.  Great Magazine and coupons available to be sent to your clients.  The daily newsletter has many usef...
I 've had a few responses that really got me to thinking. Most are absolutely right and certainly a lot of time is put into posting listings on sites without much being said about traffic.  At least if you are even a standard member of Point2Agent (FREE) you can get trafficking reports for your s...
You might want to take a look at You can post pretty nice details about your listings and add it to the list of sites you use for your Seller's presentation.  I just posted to that site yesterday and will be interested to see how the tracking works, considering there are listin...
Last month I was recognized on Point 2 Agent as site of the month.  Natually Nancy deserves the bulk of the credit for this.  I had a few additional ideas of redirects that I wanted but she is absolutely worth every penny you'll spend if you feel that working on your site takes you hourse and it ...
try for professional looking templates that are easy to make and easy to modify when you have price adjustments.  You'll find that even if you do not use the email blast which are faily inexpensive  a blast to approximately 300 agents might only cost you $11-12.  Any one else hav...

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