Fredericksburg VA Real Estate Agent

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Real Estate Agent - Long & Foster - 0225078705
Jim Crawford real estate broker associate and REALTOR® with Fredericksburg Long and Foster. Successfully buying and selling homes and real estate properties since 1993 for home buyers and home sellers. Find real estate services for Fredericksburg VA, Spotsylvania County, City of Fredericksburg, Stafford County VA, and King George County.



Have you ever been on a listing appointment where the home was so dusty and dirty that your eyes watered, your throat got real raspy, you start sneezing, and you just couldn't stop? They seller asks you if you are coming down with a cold, and you answer "No," but cannot stop sneezing?  You sneeze...
In the last year or so we have been receiving a lot of calls from our website from web viewers that tell us their agents are inaccessible, working or on vacation and want us to show a listing that we have already identified as not being one of our listings.  We can explain Broker reciprocity, IDX...
How accessible are you to your clients?  We live in a world of instant communication, voicemails, instant messaging, chats, paging, emails, text messages, direct numbers, toll free numbers, fax, and so much more.  Most of our clients do not abuse it!  The latest we will usually get a call is 9PM,...
As I search the Internet everyday looking at real estate sites, it is amazing what you can find or not find!  On most of the real estate sites I come across it is impossible to tell if the owner of the site is even a licensed real estate agent.  No names of agent / broker, no addresses of the sta...
"Why buy the cow if you are getting the milk free?"  Have you noticed you are getting less buyer calls in the last few years requesting your services as a buyers agents.  It is not IDX nor is it the changing real estate markets!  Have you noticed your buyer showings have reduced greatly, and even...
Foreclosures or Real Estate Owned REO as they are priced today, are really not a buy.  Years ago in real estate when purchasing a home you had to have at least 20% down.  So on a 200K home purchase, you had to put down 40K.  So  the seller owed 160K, and perhaps paid 10 years of a 30 year mortgag...
Now that your home has been on the market for a while you will know that your marketing is on track if you have received an offer.  Even a bad offer is good.  It shows you that that the fish are biting, and you have used the right bait, you just have not been able to bring the fish into the boat!...
Now that buyers are coming to view your home, it is important that your listing agent stay on top of the momentum.  If there are no offers, and you have had quite a bit of traffic through your home, then something is wrong.   But just what is wrong, and if you could identify what is preventing th...
Now that your home is on the market, your home should start to get some home showings.  Your agent will advise you of procedures. The normal rule is courtesy call the owner, leave a message, and then show with lockbox.  There are other protocalls if an agent shows up at your front door at dinner ...
We have just began to market your home.  We are now in just the initial stages of marketing your home. YOu can now see that there is so much more to do than signing paperwork, putting a sign in the ground, and entering the home in the MLS. Once all the paperwork for your listing agreement has bee...

Jim Crawford

Jim Crawford Broker Associate Fredericksburg VA
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