qa: How Should Agents Pick a New Company? - 03/23/10 11:16 AM
Q&A: How Do You Pick a Real Estate Company to Work With?
Small office?  Large office?  Local or national franchise?  How did/do you make the call? Recently an agent asked us the following:
“What sort of advice do you have for new agents regarding which agency to align with?”
A lot of agents– either new or changing companies– have the same question.  What are the pros and cons?  How did you make the decision the last time you had to choose?  Is a big office better?  A small office?  National franchise?  Local or regional?  Or is it better to be … (3 comments)

qa: Q&A: Odors and Home Staging... What's Best? - 02/01/10 03:31 PM
Q: Is it still a good idea to add pleasant odors (cookies baking, cinnamon, fresh flowers) to a staged home for showings?
A: Not necessarily. Odors do matter, but assuming you know what "a nice smell" is to you buyers could be trouble.
If anything, the house should smell freshly cleaned, but not "chemical." Your best bet is to focus on eliminating foul or dominant odors. If the house smells stuffy or "closed up" (you know, that "back of the closet with coats from 1974 smell"), concentrate on circulating fresh air first and foremost. Replacing air filters in forced heat/air systems … (3 comments)

qa: How to Deal With a Slow Referral Form Signature - 01/28/10 08:26 AM
 
From Oakley's Tuesday Tactics newsletter:
Q: What do I do when an agent on an out-of-state referral is slow to sign a referral agreement form?
A: First, take a deep breath. It's entirely possible that the agent is busy, and you don't want to jump to conclusions.
However, you do want to make sure you use firm diplomacy to remind them of their agreement.
If you suspect the agent is trying to skip out on their obligation, it might be a good idea to send a polite reminder email to the agent's broker. Be sure to cc: the agent … (0 comments)

 
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