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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP - 0524642



Earlier today a gentlemen called asking if I wouldn't mind sending him some "comps" for his home on 123 Smith Street. As usual, I asked my routine questions:   1. Why are you selling? 2. Will you be buying a home, and if so are you pre-approved?   The man on the phone whom I'll refer to as BUD sa...
On our MLS we have agent remarks that are only viewable to fellow Association members. Typically this seat is reserved for instructions, short discussion of compensation and talk of a short sale. I am seeing more and more sarcastic comments by listing agents that read something like this: "BACK O...
1. Leave feedback on the showing that reads: "Offer coming, best we've seen all month!" Then send no offer, return no calls and ignore inquiries from the LA. 2. While showing, leave your business cards all over the house with your cell phone highlighted in bright yellow...... You're a discount br...
    Gene Simmons & Kiss @ The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - Reliant Center.       Paul Stanley - vocals, rhythm guitar.                     Reliant Stadium was filled with entertainment before the concert. This is a view from a second story suite we were in - thanks Lonestar Construction! Her...
When you go against the grain and try to do things "your way" you usually fail - especially in this business. Recently a buyer submitted an offer on one of my listings and elected to skip home inspections. Instead he decided to chew on bubble gum and snap his fingers as "he" pointed out what he b...
We all know what an Open House is. It's without doubt the most controversial method of selling a home. Then there's the Realtor Open House, yet another arguable tactic in the pretending to sell your home bag of tricks. Smoke & mirrors do not sell houses - that's a fact. In some markets agents rav...
I showed one house this morning and about threw up. The home itself was clean, priced well, and even staged well. Unfortunately when we walked in we were knocked over by the overwhelming odor of Sugar Cookies. There were 5 quart sized candles around the house that reeked of sugar cookies. You cou...
An offer is an offer. The process isn't rocket science. You don't need a sob story mixed with feelings, tears and emotions poured all over your contract. In other words, don't send me a "feel sorry for me letter" to hand to my seller because I probably won't . My seller hired me to thwart off tir...

Greg Nino

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