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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties - 256152
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The sun is shining and the spring real estate market is here. We are definitely enjoying a seller’s market, and the time it takes to sell homes is much improved. You’ve decided to sell your home, so you do all the things you need to get it ready for the market and select a Realtor®. You have alwa...
05/15/2019
 Seems like a reasonable question, right? You get an appointment, take your well qualified buyer to the property, show them all the features and foibles, and after assessing the decision come to a decision to make an offer. There may be some concrete reasons for asking for a reduction, and beside...
04/16/2019
So, I'm watching tv last night and get a text from a close friend.  Never saw this one coming. Text included a photo. A local listing photo. An OMG local listing photo. My friend is a real estate agent and someone in her office found this photo on Zillow.   The photo was quickly deleted, but not...
04/11/2019
Is it just me or has half the agent population gone nuts with drone photos?I just looked at a listing that had all the fabulous features anyone could want, yet nine of the forty photos were aerials. It had this huge well equipped shop for people who want a shop, yet it had two inside shots.Are we...
04/09/2019
As spring approaches, there is many homes that have been For Sale since last fall. They are about to expire. Many sellers are left scratching their heads why they did not sell. Some times here in the Manchester NH, all you have to do is look in the MLS listing why the home may not have sold. Cer...
02/27/2019
3 Reasons Why We Are NOT Heading Toward Another Housing Crisis   Let's examine the reasons we are NOT heading towards another recession/housing crisis.   Almost daily, I receive a call, text, email or Facebook or LinkedIn private message - "What is going on with the market? Are we headed towards...
02/22/2019
The Business of Selling a Home Originally, I was going to title this post, "What is a For Sale By Owner Gaining Losing By Not Hiring an Agent?"  The answer I imagine coming from the lips of a FSBO would be nothing.  Having talked to many a FSBO, I can say that most honestly believe they are gain...
02/16/2019
Do you think of a good salesperson as being a good hunter?  Unforntunately, that is the perception some people have about sales.  They think of the skillful of hard driving individual who “closes” a client. This is not today’s sales. And here is another fact. We are all in sales no matter what o...
02/13/2019
 As the new year begins, the housing market has shown signs of a slowdown, and mortgage rates are rising. What does that mean for those in the market to buy a home?Over the year, many have come to the conclusion that real estate has reached its peak. Meanwhile, millions continue to wait on the si...
02/10/2019
In my 37 years as a Realtor, I've known few real estate professionals, who at one time or another haven’t occasionally had a difficult or nearly impossible client to work with. The methods which agents have handled these situations have varied.  (1) Some agents simply fire the client.  With a se...
02/08/2019
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