Join Denise Lones each week as she looks at the world of real estate and the world at large from customer service to the importance of listing presentations in a one-on-one style. Denise has more than 20 years of experience as a successful agent, broker, trainer and coach. Denise is someone in the know when it comes to real estate.
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The Key to Winning a Seller's Confidence When I was a new agent - and I mean a brand new agent in my very early 20s - I was called to go out on a listing presentation. I had not met the seller before nor been on his property. I got to the house and briefcase in hand, began walking up to the fro...
Effective Communication with Sellers I want to take a moment to discuss the importance of learning how to instill calm communication and conflict resolution at a listing presentation, especially when it comes to talking about price and handling objections. Too many agents make the mistake of rus...
Pricing in the Land of "No Comps" Agents already list confidence in pricing as one of the biggest challenges in their business. But throw a property in the mix with few or no current comparables and you might throw up your hands and declare a, "comparable calamity!" But armed with just a few pri...
Pricing It Right One of the hardest parts of your job as a real estate agent is the ability to price a seller's home correctly. There are so many variables that go along with accurate pricing and if agents do not consider all of these, they may be costing their sellers thousands of dollars in lo...