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Yesterday I had an interesting conversation with a few fellow agents. One of them was discussing how he ensured his sellers did not see the buyer's agents contact information when the home was shown. CSS, Centralized Showing Service, allows the Listing Agent to customize what the seller can see w...
08/13/2015 is a great website that keeps neighbors in communication with each other. The message boards allow the member to communicate about neighborhood events, warn each other about crime and to more importantly, “sell stuff.” These types of websites have been around for awhile, but Nextdoo...
I just read an intersting post in one of the real estate groups I am part of on Facebook. Married Realtors who are also a "team" got better financial perks with their broker versus other "teams" with non-married team leaders. Better splits and less fees.I don't get it.My first thought is that Joh...
Depersonalizing a home for sale is a common strategy that most home sellers have either read about or seen promoted on HGTV. There are certain aspects of depersonalizing that matter & others that simply do not. To me, depersonalizing a home means to quite simply, create and offer an appeal to the...
The other day I showed a home that looked as if it had been built on the San Andreas fault line. You don't have to be an engineer or seasoned industry professional to know when the slab of the home is cracked in 72 different places. The property had huge gaps around the windows and there were abo...
 When someone considers selling their home, their initial interests are how much, how soon and what will it cost? Outside of the commissions and seller closing costs, there is much more to consider. The age of  a property typically provides many simple answers before you list your home.  Here’s a...
If I witness a crime on the streets am I required by law to report it? If not, is it possible I could be labeled a conspirator? I've watched enough Judge Judy & Boston Legal to know about accessory and accessory after the fact.That was meant to be funny.On a more serious note, Realtors do operate...
Ghost blogging is when a person pays someone else to write blogs in their place. The person reading the blog assumes the content of what they're reading is authored by the person who is profiled on the post. As you read this you should assume I wrote it. I always write my own posts. Ghost bloggin...
In a sellers market a buyer usually does everything possible to make their offer as attractive as possible to the seller. A contingency offer usually means the buyer's contract is contingent on financing. This is perfectly acceptable and never an negotiable piece that I've ever witnessed. But whe...
 The link to Inman is now broken. Was this a hack? Is it true? 

Greg Nino

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