Richard Alvez's (ralvez) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Weichert Realtors
Mi nombre es Richard Alvez y soy agente de bienes raices en el Lehigh Valley, PA el cual comprende las ciudades de Allentown, Bethlehem e Easton. Me especializo en trabajar con clientes de habla hispana lo cual es aproximadamente 75% de mi negocio. Si usted es un agente  y tiene clientes pensando...
Hi fellow realtors, I am going through a very rough time right now and I am afraid I might go broke if I don't sell something soon.Do you guys have any tips or ideas that I can use in order to get through this difficult market??Thank you and happy holidays, Richard
It is a fact that we are all trying to stay put and get through this big storm. Sometimes, I get discouraged by the way business is acting now days and I think that now more than ever we have to work harder. I am tired of seeing people getting out of business and I have found a direct relationshi...
Hi everyone, I just happen to receive a referral from the office. Nothing wrong with that, however, the potential buyer is more than a dreamer. For one thing she wants a single family home on a residential quiet area, 4 bedrooms with a master suite, 2 car garage, more than 2,000 sq feet of living...
Last weekend I got two properties under agreement and to my surprise both buyers have 20% down and excellent credit. It was like a dream, I have been spining my wheels with subprime buyers with 1000 in the bank trying to buy that 4 bedroom, 2 bathrooms with a 3 car garage and 3 acres for less tha...
Good morning everyone, yesterday I had an episode with one of my clients claiming that I was steering him in the wrong direction. He my seller and in this particular transaction I also have the buyer. In order for me to get the transaction moving I had the seller and the buyer to meet and to nego...
I just been to the Leverage 1  for the MREA Training and it was great, the insight of the hiring process is absolutely necesary if you are planning to build your team.Next time the seminar comes to your region, don't miss it.Among other topics the training covers DISC, how to define diferent prof...
A few months ago a borrow the audio book "The secrets of power negotiating" writen by Roger Dawson. It is an awsome book and if you are having trouble with negotiatons or if you feel that you can improve in that department, that book would do it for you.It definetely improved the way I run my neg...
Hi everyone, Yesterday I completed a two day training sesion on contracts provided by Keller Williams. The class was absolutely amazing and it was taught by Dominic Cardone, how happened to be the President of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors. He was also the person involved in writting m...
I just got back from a meetting with one of my sellers. We have been on the market for 35 days and the home wasn't selling. My goal was to bring them to 99,900 from the 109,900 listing price. I took me 25 of negotiation and I got it. For all the rainers outhere, know that we are all going through...

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