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Selling a house a year ago did not require as much exposure as we do today. Putting the house in the MLS (multiple listing service) was about all we needed to do to get a contract. The house would be ancient if it was on the market for more than a week. Now things have changed. Not only do we ...
Social Media is a great opportunity to brand ourselves as realtors, inspectors and loan officers. There are opportunities like never before. The social media has opened up the world. We are able to talk to people in Australia, Canada, England. Just this week I was on Facebook and I told someon...
Who should you get to represent you?I would suggest getting a realtor that you can talk to and that returns your calls. You are going to be working closely with that person. You want to feel comfortable and like they have your interest in mind. You want someone personable that gets along with oth...
Who should you get to represent you? I would suggest getting a realtor that you can talk to and that returns your calls. You are going to be working closely with that person. You want to feel comfortable and like they have your interest in mind. You want someone personable that gets along with o...
What you say does matter. If you are negative in your speech you will have negative actions around you. You don't need to carry all the negative things that happened to you in a transaction and tell the world. It only makes problems worst. I can remember agents at the office that would talk ab...
When you are putting your house on the market to sell it is a good thing to have a real estate agent for so many reasons. 1. COMPARABLES FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD The agent is going to give you a Comparable Market Analysis than will compare the sales in your subdivision to the other properties tha...
When listing a house to sell I always tell my seller to remove knick knacks, pictures and any personal items. Most people do not have the kind of furniture that makes a house sell. Thousands of dollars are spent on model homes to get the right furniture and the right look. When there are thing...
Short Sales were nightmares in 2009. I had a terrible experience that kept we far, far away. My client got caught in the changing of the guards from Countrywide to Bank of America. Somewhere in the mix our file was in the stack of short sales. The contract was written in January approved in J...