Home Selling Video and REALTOR® Selection ~ Why Work With a CRS? A Certified Residential Specialist

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When it comes to selling your home, how do you choose your next REALTOR®? That's a somewhat qualified question by adding the word "next" in your scenario, right?

Hopefully you had a great experience with your prior REALTOR®, and you've also heard from that REALTOR® on an ongoing basis and wouldn't consider anyone else. If that's the case, GREAT, if not consider working with a CRS = a Certified Residential Specialist that is...A REALTOR® who is also a CRS has the experience and education when it comes to working with home buyers and home sellers.

 

CRS LogoSo when you're looking for a great REALTOR® in your area, go to the CRS National directory at CRS.com to find to find a qualified, educated and experienced real estate professional in your own back yard. If you're looking for a personal CRS referral you can also contact me at Lynda@PreferredHomeBrokers.com, as a long-time REALTOR® for a personal referral, and check out my special home selling website at HomeSelling101.com for great home selling tips and videos!

My Company is Preferred Home Brokers and we've proudly served home buyers and sellers for decades.  As other companies may come and go over the years we're part of the communities we serve and have been for a very long time. We're also very grateful to our long-time clients, those we serve and their personal referrals which have been the life-blood of our business!

You can also check out other 2-Minute Real Estate YouTube Videos on home selling r.e. contracts, disclosures, inspections & much more! 

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Jerry Newman
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Hi Linda. What a great presentation for the CRS agent. That designation is on my list this year. You video is a natural. Best Wishes to you in Southern California.

Mar 07, 2012 03:26 AM #1
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Gary Woltal
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In general the CRS designation are some of the finest REALTORS out there, I so agree Lynda...

Mar 07, 2012 06:16 AM #2
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Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
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There is a CRS meeting on Friday and I am trying to unschedule some appointments to attend.

You look and sound amazing..love the photo.

Margaret

Mar 07, 2012 11:55 AM #3
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Cal Yoder
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Lynda, you are definitely a professional agent who is worthy of the designation "Trusted and excellent real estate agent!" Best of luck in 2012.

Cal

Mar 07, 2012 12:23 PM #4
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Russell Lewis
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Hi Linda, I just wanted to compliment on this video. I have just staretd doing them and really like you on camera look and presentation!

Mar 07, 2012 08:24 PM #5
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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Another great job Linda. Love that you consistently use video. Smart lady.

Mar 07, 2012 11:51 PM #6
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Lynda Eisenmann
Preferred Home Brokers - Brea, CA
Broker-Owner,CRS,CDPE,GRI,SRES, Brea,CA, Orange Co

Hey Russell ~ Thanks and I just looked at your video, very well presented on your community.

Debb ~ Thank you Debb for the nice comment.

 

Mar 08, 2012 04:52 AM #7
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John McCormack, CRS
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Lynda - A great video!  Getting my CRS is on my To Do list which seems to grow by the day.  It's 3:30 AM and here I am still blogging. 

Mar 08, 2012 06:39 PM #8
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Lynda Eisenmann
Preferred Home Brokers - Brea, CA
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Hey John, Good hearing from you thanks...but 3:30, yikes!

Good to hear you're working towards your CRS designation...for me it's 3-fold. It's about the education first, then the referrals, both in-bound and and outbound, meaning I love it when I get an email or pick up the phone and someone says "I'm a CRS and I have someone moving your way". 

Then the is the other side. (equally important) when I have someone going though the process moving to a new location, I love the fact I can help with a personal referral.  Help with a professional on the other end of the move with the education and experience to assist them!

Mar 09, 2012 02:53 PM #9
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Lynda, with our CRS designation, it gives us the ability to help those relocating across the Country and even in and out of the Country with ease!    

Mar 11, 2012 12:44 AM #10
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Jennifer Fivelsdal
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Lynda your video not only familiarize  consumers with the CRS designation, it also  highlights the experience and knowledge of those who have it.

Mar 11, 2012 10:56 PM #11
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Karen Kruschka
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Lynda  Your video really spells out the value of being a CRS and choosing one for representation.  When I became a member less than 1% of REALTORS held the designation - I think my membership number was 14  :)

Mar 12, 2012 09:19 AM #12
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Teri Eckholm
Boardman Realty - White Bear Lake, MN
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Lynda--I love your videos...you do such a good job explaining everything to the consumer. :)

Mar 12, 2012 09:28 AM #13
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Lynda Eisenmann
Preferred Home Brokers - Brea, CA
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Hi Jennifer ~ Thank you.

Karen ~ Glad you're one too!

Teri ~ Many thanks, loved hearing from you.

Mar 12, 2012 09:49 AM #14
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Bill Gassett
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Hopkinton, MA
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Lynda I don't think there is another business like ours when it comes to making a selection on who to work with. In most other business the person will be selected based on the skillss, track record and production. In our business many times the determining factor has nothing to do with those things. People then wonder why they are not nappy with their agent!

Mar 12, 2012 09:44 PM #15
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Karen Hawkins, MBA - Langley & Surrey, BC
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Another great 2 minute video, Lynda - a very helpful description of why a Certified Residential Specialist can make the all the difference!

Mar 14, 2012 01:18 PM #16
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Lynda Eisenmann
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Hi Bill ~ You've made some good points.

Thank you Karen.

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Most can't imagine what it takes to be a CRS and I have total respect for all of them

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