showing homes: Showing and Selling Your House During Holidays - 12/05/14 08:29 PM
 I've heard agents say for years that it's a waste of time to work from Thanksgiving through New Years. They claim the market is dead, there's no business, no one wants to move during the holidays, buyers don't want to intrude on families that are having company, etc, etc.
 I've even seen cases where listing agents have written in the "Remarks", No showings from X through Y. I've had sellers ask me if they should just take their house off market during holidays.
 Well, I have given a variety of answers to that question, and many times it just depends on … (8 comments)

showing homes: Technology Overkill - Sentrilocks new RAD and Mobile App - 12/15/13 11:30 PM
Seems like everyday I hear or read about some new technology that will make my life simpler, as long as I'm willing to buy it and/or sign up for a monthly subscription. Really, how much technology do we need to perform our jobs? Do I really need these new products and services? I can see where they might come in handy now and then, but are they really worth the investment?
 #1. RAD is Remote Access Device- NVAR will soon be trying to sell this to agents. Renew your Sentricard on the run and without being tethered to a computer! What's … (0 comments)

showing homes: Sentri Lock Update Confusion- Update Daily- Not Weekly - 05/16/13 04:51 AM
Wow, I just received an email saying that one of the agents from our Mclean office showed up at a property to show it, and couldn't get in. How annoying. I just finished ready a story 2-3 days ago about glitches with Sentri-Lock, and updating your card only needed to be done weekly. Supposedly Sentri-lock didn't notify this agent, and maybe didn't notify anyone else that apparently cards now need to be updated daily again. Anyone having any problems with Sentri Lock?
NVAR did post the following notice on their site. I don't know if they sent out a mass email … (3 comments)

 
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