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Given the tremendous challenges of the current real estate market, in reference to both Buyers and Sellers, how will you adjust your strategy to remain a player in the world of real estate this year? I have found listings to be difficult and buyers to be more nervous than ever. What are your th...
My husband is a lender with Wachovia. I have been with RE/MAX for 13+ years. We work very well together. I refer business to him and he returns the favor. There are times, however, that Buyers do not want to use both of us even though he or she has no lender in mind. Buyers are of course ent...
Do you ever wonder whether or not a working relationship with your spouse is a good idea? The same qualities that first attracted you to your spouse may be the same qualities you need to improve your business. How would you vote? What are the pros and cons to working with your spouse?
Why Use a REALTOR©(the following taken from http://www.realtor.com/, the official site of the National Association of REALTORS®) Can a real estate agent really help me in buying and selling property? The answer is YES!When you're ready to think about buying or selling your property, you need to a...
In this still difficult Real Estate market, Real Estate Professionals are once again faced with a change. No more sub-prime loans. How will this affect the Real Estate industry? How will your business be affected as a result? I suppose many Realtors, as well as Lenders will get out of the bu...
Today's Buyers and Sellers are becoming more and more internet savy. This can pose many unique problems within our industry. How would you respond if your Seller wanted to post his/her home on Zillow during the listing period? Could this be a useful tour or a disaster? What have you experienced?
I am new to Active Rain, so bear with me as I try to figure this thing out. I have started blogging a bit and hope to get better at it, as I become more familiar with the process. So, one resolution for me will be to increase my activity and post more and more blogs! Happy and Healthy New Year...
Here we go again! It's game time in Chicago! Where do you stand? I have family members on both sides of the fence. Since this is Holiday time, everyone is in and things can get a bit ugly over this game! Can't say I agree with the time selected for the big event. I would much prefer a 3:00 ki...
Have you noticed any Realtors leaving the industry after years in the business? The down turn in the market is forcing many to close the doors. Yet, there are still so many agents out there. Realtors need staying power to get through this tough spell. How will you survive? What are you doing...
More and more Consumers are using very creative financing. Lenders have a myriad of programs to choose from. 100% financing...Will Sellers be in trouble down the line? Will there be enough equity to keep the Realtors in the equation? I have run across so many of these situations recently. Wh...