answers: Only 22% of Home Buyers are Satisfied with Their Agent? Not HERE! - 04/14/10 06:24 AM
A recent RISMedia article stated that only 22% of home buyers are happy with their real estate agent.
I wondered why this might be, and reading the article didn't really shed any new light on the reasons. Strangely enough, the article talked more about complaints from Sellers, such as, "The agent priced my home too high, so it took too long to sell".
Still, there was some mention of Buyers who felt that the process was not adequately explained, loan terms were not adequately disclosed, or simply felt that their agent was looking out more for themselves, and not for the … (2 comments)

answers: For Real Estate Professionals who are not yet using Active Rain - 02/11/09 05:44 AM
Last year when the market in Salt Lake slowed down, so did the leads. In fact, I didn't get a single good lead from August through December of 2007. Traditional marketing methods weren't generating the interest or return I needed to stay afloat until the part-time agents left the business. That's when I heard about blogging.
After looking at the different options available for blogging, I settled on the ActiveRain Real Estate Network for a number of reasons. Among them:
Active Rain blog entries rank at the top of google searches for key words written into the blog. There are over … (2 comments)

answers: Questions for Buyer's Agents - My Responses - 04/18/08 06:10 AM
I don't know the specific origin of these questions, but Buyers ask them all the time. A wise homebuyer will ask these types of questions to any agent they interview.
Here are my responses to Buyers when I am provided with these questions: 
Do you spend 100% of your time representing Buyers? YES Will you guarantee me that you will not be representing any seller at any time while you are working for me? YES Do you, or the company you are with, ever list properties for sale? NO Will you point out all the negative aspects of each property as … (2 comments)

 
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