Scott Messing's (scottym909) Blog

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Real Estate Agent - London Properties (DRE 01883959)

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2007 

Well this one may be a bit controversial but I've been thinking about this for a while and decided after encountering so many people that have strong opinions about agents that it's time to share my thoughts. I think the final straw was when I heard a radio commercial by a discount brokerage that...
Posted almost 7 years ago
This entry was created back on March 29th, 2007 but I've listed it here on June 13th, 2007. Today I helped a client move his family into their new home in Kuna. You did what you ask? Yes, I went to their home and helped move boxes full of books, toys, dishes, pots, pans and furniture of various s...
Posted almost 7 years ago
TThis is a post I created on April 10th, 2007 that I've uploaded June 13th. Today I want to talk about setting client's expectations. Have you heard those nightmare stories from clients who thought they were getting X but received Y and sometimes even Z. The "you never told me that could happen,"...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Our area has a number of manufactured homes that may be a great deal depending on what your goals are in real estate. Often they are a good deal if you're looking for affordable land and a good place to live. If you plan on tearing down the home in the future and building a new frame home it beco...
Posted almost 7 years ago
I've thought a lot about this topic lately. I've heard nightmare stories where at the closing table or a few days before the lender rejects the buyers and sends them back to their apartment or home. The buyers continue renting or living with family. Imagine that being rejected at the closing tabl...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Something I always say is that it must be right for you. Don't accept anything less! If someone is trying to apply pressure or talk you into something you don't want to do then they probably don't have your best interests at heart.In today's market now more than ever it's important to be represen...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Let's talk about honesty today. Yes I know this isn't the first time and I'm sure it won't be the last time that I address this topic. The problem is that during the past 10 days I've encountered a few situations that made my head spin.First I can't stress enough how important it is for any reade...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Sometimes I look at myself as not only a Realtor® but as a problem solver, a negotiator and more recently I find myself assuming a role I've had lots of experience with that of project manager. Let me explain further.On a home where we were representing the sellers an inspection uncovered many it...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Many of you probably watched the 60 Minutes report this past Sunday covering discount-listing services. I'm sure you are going to see many rebuttals to the story and some of them will tell you half-truths. I'd be remorse in not providing you with my opinion. The difference is I'm going to try and...
Posted almost 7 years ago
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