Articles in the Buying & Selling A Home Category
There many steps one must take when getting ready to rent your home. Many of us have experienced it first hand. Below is a fantastic info graphic I stumbled across and wanted to share. It serves as a great “quick overview” on the things you should remember when planning in renting your home.
What are your thoughts? Can you think of any other important things to consider when planning on renting your home?
Via: You Check Credit
Buying & Selling A Home, General, Productivity »
A time of change can also be one of opportunity, but it sometimes takes real work to capitalize on opportunities when they arise. A season of fluctuating interest rates is one opportunity that can make a real difference for consumers, and it is a time when real estate agents can do their customers a real service.
Why Agents Are in the Right Place
Savvy consumers, whether they are homeowners or home buyers, tend to keep an eye on the state of the mortgage market. After all, interest rates are one of the …
I’m cross-posting from MelAclaro.com this year’s Top 10 Lists for the most viewed articles on this blog and on MelAclaro.com. Breaking News About Future Articles on BusinessCasualBlog One bit of BusinessCasualBlog-relevant news piece: About half-way through the video above, you’ll find me musing about “parking” BusinessCasualBlog.com (this blog) in 2011….
Buying & Selling A Home, Featured Post, General, Productivity, Real Estate Technology, Social Media/Internet »
“What moron would hire you” says Larry King to an agent during a spoof interview. “I don’t care” says the Realtor.
Ouch! It’s a pity that the overall image of real estate agents remain at such low levels that some consumers actually feel that is a true reflection of the industry. Those of you reading this post are clearly way, way better than that, but unfortunately there are “others” out there that…well lets just say, like last week’s parody, the humor hits a nerve. (Go to this actual blog post …
Commoditizing Real Estate and Disintermediation of Real Estate Agents
I am surprised that this discussion has surfaced again… that speculation on whether the real estate transaction will be completely automated and that like travel agents and book retailers, Realtors® have become a dying breed and will disappear completely.
Yes of course, Technology, the Internet, Social Media, Mobile Media, Real Time, QR codes, Augmented Reality, and Location-based Services, etc, etc. have already and will continue to play an enormous role in the future of the real estate business. Few people have been …
Advertising/Marketing, Broker Profitability, Business Planning, Buying & Selling A Home, Career Development, Featured Post, General, Inspirational, Lead Gen/Prospecting, Productivity, Real Estate Technology, Real Estate Trends »
Putting All The Pieces Together
In the previous chapters we’ve discussed all the various elements or components of what I believe to be the best listing presentation you’ll find anywhere. I’ve determined not to give you just the listing “pitch”, but rather to give you the entire presentation — from the initial preparations you must make, to the underlying theory, to the preparation required to become the top listing agent, to my actual presentation itself: the actual what-to-say and how-to-say-it.
In this …
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Introducing My Secret Weapon!
If you recall from the last chapter, we were in the middle of making our presentation to a seller. We’ve discussed the two approaches — the traditional or price approach and the traffic approach. We’ve helped him understand why the traffic approach works and why it sells houses in half the time while netting more money.
Next I tell the seller that if he’s like most of my clients, he’ll want to know how I intend to market his …