martinsburg west virginia wv hallmark realty real estate martinsburg: Are land sales coming back? - 01/27/10 08:31 AM
Are land sales coming back?  My partner Andrew Johnson and I have noticed an up tick in land sales about 40 to 50 percent of what we do is land and we've noticed that land sales have been getting some phone calls and e-mails.  From traffic coming back on our listings to more phone calls and e-mails. I feel like they are you like people are looking to buy a good piece of dirt at a fraction of what it cost just a few years ago.  It feels to me at least here in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia it … (1 comments)

martinsburg west virginia wv hallmark realty real estate martinsburg: Is the stimulus package working? - 01/27/10 08:11 AM
Is the stimulus package working? Whether you're on the left or the right, this is the question that is in front of us.  My answer would be yes, I feel we've had more phone calls, more e-mails in the last few months then we would have through the past winter months. I feel like the $8000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers has definitely made a difference.  The spring market is here, you already have people coming out of the woodwork looking for great price home deals. They are looking for foreclosures trying to get a great deal, or a short sale, … (3 comments)

martinsburg west virginia wv hallmark realty real estate martinsburg: Are Short Sales Working? - 01/27/10 08:02 AM
Are short sales working?  My partner and I Andrew Johnson have processed probably over a dozen short sales within the last year.  What I tell customers/clients during this process as you breathe on both the buying and selling side. What seems to be happening to somebody who thinks they have found this really great deal, they offer on it expect the bank to get them an answer back very quickly. Only be only to be disappointed. What is happening is they go three four weeks down the road expect to get an answer from the bank.  When you look at these … (2 comments)

martinsburg west virginia wv hallmark realty real estate martinsburg: Are you losing money by not texting? - 01/27/10 07:51 AM
Are you losing money by not texting? That's the question I pose to a lot of agents in my area who don't text message.  I can tell you with the new technology coming out with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, this is a game changer for Realtors.  Text messaging is almost become another language to younger generation buyers and sellers.   I can tell you I get communicate more business through text messaging than anything else.  I make it real easy for Buyers and Seller to text message me on a regular basis during a deal.  This being said are you losing money … (2 comments)

 
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