It’s extremely important to know the ins and outs of selecting a real estate agent before you bring one along with you to help in your search for a home, just so you may know what to expect, and what will be expected of you. Who a Real Estate Agent Is You probably already know who a real estate agent is, but do you know exactly what they do? In short, a real estate agent is someone who is licensed to list and sell real estate, implying homes, properties, etc. A realtor, however, is somewhat different. A realtor is a member of the National Association of Realtors. Therefore, while an agent is always a real estate agent, a real estate agent isn’t always a realtor.
The housing market is more competitive price-wise than it’s ever been. It’s all on the seller to go the extra mile and make sure their house stands out from the rest. Renting out your property is a poor option for many reasons, but if you sell there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be doing these small things that can make you thousands of bucks. This book is a summary of all the extra steps you need to take to earn that extra money on the sale. These are proven methods to raise the price of your home. Staging and other strategies are all backed up by statistics that are going to prove how important these extra steps can be. These steps are going to improve … Read more
In the process of selling, you will spend an incredible amount of time holding shows for potential buyers. Unfortunately, many are not interested in buying your home. This wastes a lot of your time. The average home showing process takes 3-4 hours. Most owners show their home at least 8-10 times before making a sale. In some cases, it takes over 30 showings to find the right buyer! The average owner spends 24-40 hours of his or her life showing their home. It can easily take 80-120 hours to complete the process. Many homeowners will jump at the chance to show their home to anyone and everyone. When a buyer calls, they drop everything. This reactive approach is a big reason why it takes them … Read more