showing appointments: Sellers: Showings Can be Risky Business! - 07/16/16 04:04 AM
Sellers: Showings Can be Risky Business!
As a listing agent, I have learned and stumbled along the way when it comes to discussing showing expectations with my sellers.  What is a normal for me as a buyer's agent is not everyone's normal procedure, even in the same market.
Ultimately, the homeowner hired the listing broker to keep their home safe.  The responsibility falls directly on the listing agent.  So I let my sellers know ahead of time the following:
1.  The buyer's agent may or may not leave a business card. (depending on the market)
2.  All or some of the lights may be left … (2 comments)

showing appointments: Why Won't the Agent Just Meet Me at the House? - 10/19/15 05:27 AM
Why Won't the Agent Just Meet Me at the House I Want to See?
I think that as a profession, we can tend to not explain the "whys" of our business practices. So I would like to talk about why I cannot just show you the property that you are sitting in front of right this minute.
I received a Zillow call over the weekend and this person was sitting in front of the house and was demanding to see it right now, like yesterday.  Very impatient and demanding does not go over to well, in case you are taking notes.  We really … (54 comments)

showing appointments: Seller Tip #26-The Importance of Being "On Time" - 06/15/15 12:51 PM
Seller Tip #26-The Importance of Being "On Time"
At the listing consultation, there are many things that I discuss with my sellers.  The most important of which is the importance of being on time.
Being "on time" to a seller means that they are out of the house with lights on and show ready 15 minutes prior to the requested viewing window and they do not come back until at least 15 minutes after the time window.  
Imagine that the seller is still there, running 10 minutes late with the garage door open and furiously trying to chase the kids, the cat and … (6 comments)

Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group) Rainmaker large

Karen Feltman

Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group

Address: 4850 Armar Drive SE, Ste B, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

Mobile: 319-521-0701

Office: 319-423-4139

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Whether you are relocating from another state or you are moving within the market area, there is always some adjustments to be made! My focus is on the well-being and safety of your family. A house is very important, but making the Cedar Rapids area your home takes a little more effort. My clients call me long after the closing for advice on a veternarian for their new puppy or the best daycares in the area. Meeting new people is always fun for me and I love my job! Call me if you would like to know what your home is worth in the current market or if you think that you might want to move up to another home somewhere else. We will miss you, but I will happy to get you on your way to your next adventure as quickly as possible!




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