It’s All About The Net!

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If you are selling your home or thinking about selling your home, I have a question for you: What’s more important to you, the total sales price you agree to with a buyer or the total net proceeds you see on your closing statement?  Although the total sales price does have an effect on the net you will experience at …

Do Open Houses Work?

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Years ago, before the internet, open houses were an important part of marketing a home.  Allowing the general public to come on in and take a look at a house for sale generated some success for home sellers and listing agents.  Fast forward several years with all of the advances in technology, internet, IDX (Internet Data Exchange), virtual tours, high …

Flat Fee’s are the future of real estate!

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Let’s be honest…with all of the real estate online portals, free flowing information (homes for sale, comps, values, photos, virtual tours, demographic data, school rankings, etc.) and advances in technology, the process for buying and selling houses has changed big time. Technology has streamlined the real estate industry so much that buyers are now doing their own searches online and …

Does the size of your Realtor’s office really matter?

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I have a question for anyone considering selling their home: What is more important to you: the size of your agent’s office or the sales price and bottom line equity back into your pocket at closing? In today’s tech-driven world w/ automation, primarily through the internet, does a seller really care that their agent offices in a big, sometimes, fancy/expensive …