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2012 

Help finding a buyer for their home Help selling the home in a specific time frame Help pricing the home competitively Advice on how to fix up the home and sell it for more Help with paperwork, inspections, preparing for closing Good at negotiations    
04/30/2012
1. How long have you been looking? 2. Are you working with a broker or real estate agent? 3. Do you rent or own your current home? 4. Must you sell your home before buying? 5. What  is your price range? 6. What is your budget for a monthly payment? 7. Are you preapproved with a lender? 8. Are you...
04/30/2012
The life of a real estate agent - I go to work no matter how I feel, tired, sick, worn out, heat stroke, pain, headache,etc. ect. I feel like a doctor of real estate. I go to work to help other people feel better adn chieve their dreams no matter how I feel. Most of the time, I am grateful to fee...
04/29/2012
I have been doing short sales for over 5 years now. Through this time I have seen short sales help sellers but having less impact to their credit, being able to stay in their home free of payments for some months to save money for a rental, and less impact to their credit than a foreclosure.  I h...
04/29/2012
I have been inviting clients to parties for many years. Most of my clients are friends and know my other friends. Sharing parties together is a good time to chat and find out what they are doing and if they know anyone wanting to buy or sell a house. Many times I find they also want to move. I do...
04/28/2012
1. appraisal 2. real hardship on part of seller 3. complete financial package submitted by buyers 4. buyer and seller need alot of patience 5. negotiator needs to be on board to make it happen 6. seller resistance
04/27/2012
I have sold over 2000 homes over the past 11 years in the area of La Quinta, Ca., and have never seen a real estate market so perfect. I compare it to a good arbitration where no one is happy with the decision of the arbitrator. Right now we have alot of buyers. They of course want a low price. I...
04/27/2012
This is a spectacular day for all. Thursdays are the almost at the end of the week, but found to be one of the most productive days for real estate agents. The offers from previously in the week have been presented and are in process. The appointments are being set for the weekend and open house ...
04/26/2012
When I started in real estate, I was told to show no more than 12 homes to one buyer without getting an offer. If the buyer did not make an offer after viewing 12 homes, I was told to dump the buyer. Since I moved to a smaller area of La Quinta, California, and we have less inventory and choices ...
04/24/2012
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Alot of my stress is people that are late and messing up my daily schedule. I realize I probably schedule too tightly, but time is money. When one person out of 7 appoints is late, it messes up the schedule for all. I consider this unprofessional and inconsiderate. Please be on time or at least l...
04/24/2012
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