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Thank Goodness I Googled This "Buyer/Investor"!! This blog will show you the importance of doing a Google Search of potential clients, whether they be Buyers or Sellers. The other day, an AR Blog of mine was featured.  The title of the blog is "Attn:  Distressed Homeowners & Listing Agents:  BEWA...
08/14/2010
Here are a few facts to help you decide.  We'll start off with some consumers who see a Realtor as the big bad wolf just waiting to take all the change out of their pockets. No matter how you view it, the facts are:  Realtors do not get paid until the transaction goes to settlement.  The commissi...
08/08/2010
I guess I could call him my other Uncle Sam but I have chosen to call him Boss. Yes, he takes a chunk out of every commission check I earn. He doesn't take the endless phone calls, answer the daily 50 questions, he doesn't dissect the home inspection, or find a way to explain to a seller that, we...
08/08/2010
Thanks, but no thanks.  Therein lie my in-depth sentiments regarding buyer agent bonus compensation. It’s a tricky business, this whole trust-building endeavor.  From the initial consultation with a prospective client, to the signing of the closing documents and all stops in between, a certain r...
08/07/2010
Did you read the subject of my blog and think "I didn't know real estate agent's made a salary?".  We don't.  Self-employed.  Freelance contractors.  Whatever you want to call it.  We are on our own when it comes to making our way in this industry, just like every other small business owner.  But...
08/07/2010
I just started Tracking my Marketing, Do you? Well? As Realtors we all work hard posting out homes on ActiveRain, craigslist, backpage, kiji, and more... I have been tracking what my marketing is doing for me and here is what I have, Now understand i just started tracking, and I ma not tracking i...
08/07/2010
Sometimes, making an improvement to your home could actually hurt you when you try to sell it.  Here are the top 10 home improvements that can make your home harder to sell:  1. Kitchen Renovation. Any renovation of a kitchen that is too taste-specific or extreme in design. For example, a kitchen...
08/07/2010
Several years ago, my clients and I viewed a home in an upper middle class neighbourhood that they fell in love with. The house needed some work, in particular the kitchen, but my client was in the kitchen renovation business!!  When we went into the basement, I immediately noticed that the floor...
08/07/2010
I was setting appointments this morning for showings I will be doing tomorrow in the nearby suburb of La Grange Illinois... My appointments were lining up perfectly.  The showings were set between 10 AM and 11 AM, and I had only one more appointment to make... On my last call, I was told another ...
08/07/2010
    Highly speculative neighborhoods caught in the beginning stages of development when 2007 rolled around, have been hit hard in the Myrtle Beach area.   Here is but one example of such a neighborhood – Harmony Township, in Georgetown, SC, a quaint, coastal town just South of Myrtle Beach.  Orig...
08/03/2010
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