selling your home: How Many Marketing Dollars Should You Spend on a Listing? - 09/20/11 08:14 AM
Mike Cooper brings up some EXCELLENT points when it comes to marketing a home. How much do we (or can we) invest monetarily is based on quite a few things.  As Mike states, yes, we want to sell your home for top dollar but, when it comes to realistic marketing, we need to take a look at a few things.
Lower priced properties present a conundrum for real estate agents.  How much time and money do you invest in marketing a property that will bring you little profit?  Of course, we all want every property to sell for top dollar, and … (4 comments)

selling your home: "So, what is it that you DO do?" - 02/23/11 06:09 AM
I had a very interesting conversation with a potential seller this morning. They're are thinking about listing their home but aren't too sure since the market hasn't been that brisk.  They're older and looking forward to moving and being closer to their grandkids.  At one point in the conversation, the husband asked, "So...what is it that you do do?"  After a few chuckles, and a little clarification from him, I told him what I would/could and wouldn't/couldn't do for him should they decide to list their house.
As an associate broker in New Mexico, I have a lot of tools available … (4 comments)