education: 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)

education: Active Rain Blog wins Best Internet Marketing Award - 11/15/08 03:28 PM
Many of you know that my blogging activities on ActiveRain account for more than 1/3 of my closed business for 2008. Just 1 year ago I finally figured out that things were changing and although the concepts involved in traditional marketing still applied, the effectiveness of old-school hard-copy marketing was waning in favor of a more instant, more flexible medium: the internet.
More than a website, a blog allows consumers to find exactly the information they are looking for. It allows professionals a forum where they can share inside information, educate their audience and comment on current events affecting their industry.
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education: Some Things Aren't Learned In School - Like How To Buy A Home - 02/13/08 09:02 AM
Some things just aren't taught in school. I have always believed that there are many things that, if taught in school, would make life easier and more successful for many of the next generation. 
"Utah lawmakers right now are considering a bill, sponsored by Sen. Patricia Jones, D-Holladay, that would set up an enhanced financial literacy program in the state's public schools. Kids would learn about basic budgeting, banking, investing, home buying and borrowing in ways that are integrated with their normal curriculum." (Jay Evensen, Deseret Morning News, February 10, 2008)
One thing that should be taught young is this: Homebuyers have the … (3 comments)

 
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